Jack Rephan

Jack Rephan

  • Construction Law, Arbitration & Mediation
  • District of Columbia, Virginia
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Jack Rephan is a Shareholder and Director of the Virginia Beach, Virginia, firm of Pender & Coward, P.C. He is a member of the bars of Virginia and the District of Columbia. After serving as a law clerk for the U.S. Court of claims, Mr. Rephan was in the private practice of law in Washington D.C. from 1962 through 1993. Since 1993, he has practiced law in the Hampton Roads, Virginia area. Mr. Rephan’s legal career has covered a broad range of areas of the law although his current practice has been for many years primarily devoted to construction law, government contract law, and civil litigation. He has represented contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and owners in a host of construction matters involving federal, state, and local construction projects. He has extensive trial experience in jury and non-jury cases before federal and state courts in Virginia, the District of Columbia and elsewhere. His appellate experience includes appearances before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal, the Fourth and the District of Columbia Circuits, the Virginia Supreme Court, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. He also has had many appearances before the General Services Administration Board of Contract Appeals, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, the Department of Transportation Board of Contract Appeals and other agency contract appeal boards. He regularly represents parties to construction disputes in arbitration and mediation proceedings and also serves as an arbitrator and mediator as a member of the American Arbitration Association’s National Panel of Neutrals. He has been a lecturer for many years on construction and public contract law subjects and is also the author of several articles on construction law and other subjects. Mr. Rephan is a past chair and member of the Board of Governors of the Construction and Public Contract law Section of the Virginia State Bar.

Education
University of Virginia School of Law
J.D. (1959)
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University of Virginia
B.S. (1954) | Commerce and Corporate Finance
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Professional Experience
Law Clerk
United States Court of Claims
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Law Clerk to Judge Samuel E. Whitaker
Publications
Articles & Publications
Differing Site Conditions
Construction Subcontracting, Chapter 7, American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry
Equipment Ownership Cost as an Element of Job Cost
Pender & Coward,P.C.
Mediation, a More Effective Way to Resolve Contract Disputes
Pender & Coward, P.C.
Arbitration of Construction Disputes
Pender & Coward, P.C.
Unforeseen Worksite Conditions and Related Matters
Virgiinia Construction Law Handbook, Virginia CLE
Awards
Associate of the Year
Hampton Roads Utility and Heavy Contractors Association (HRUHCA)
Member of Virginia's "Legal Elite."
Virginia Business Magazine
Listed by Virginia Magazine as one of the best lawyers in Virginia.
Presidential Award
Hampton Roads Utility and Heavy Contractors Association (HRUHCA)
AV Rating
Martindale Hubbell
Has held the prestige AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell for many years
Professional Associations
Virginia State Bar
Past Chair, Construction and Public Contract Law Section
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Virginia Bar Association
Member
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Activities: Member, Forum on the Construction Industry
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Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association
Member
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Virginia Beach Bar Association
Member
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District of Columbia Bar Association
Member
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Hampton Roads Utility and Heavy Contractors Association (HRUHCA)
General Counsel
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Associated General Contractors of Virginia
Member
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Associated Builders and Contractors
Members
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American Arbitration Association
Mediator and Arbitrator
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Activities: As a member of the AAA's National Panel of Neutrals, serves as both a mediator and arbitrator of complex construction disputes
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Virginia
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Practice Areas
  • Construction Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Public Contract Law
  • Comnmercial Litigation
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
222 Central Park Avenue
Suite 400
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
USA
Telephone: (757) 490-6278
411 Cedar Road
Suite 6
Chesapeake, VA 23322
USA
Telephone: (757) 490-6278
Fax: (757) 502-7364
117 Market Street
Suffolk, VA, USA
Telephone: (757) 490-6278
Fax: (757) 502-7345