Mr. Croessmann is a senior partner at Croessmann & Westberg, P.C. He has more than 30 years of experience in private practice, representing architects, engineers, contractors and owners in all aspects of their business. He has been involved in every stage of risk management, from drafting and negotiating contracts, setting-up record keeping procedures, project accounting, FAR compliance, scheduling and mapping out overall strategies for claim management. He has also advised many A/E firms and contractors on their business including ownership transition, M&A, and business strategies.
Mr. Croessmann serves as Outside General Counsel for several companies including MWH Constructors, an international company with over $500M in revenues, where he is a member of the C-Suite. He advises business on how to manage their growth from the $100M range to over $500M. His areas of knowledge include corporate governance, risk management and regulatory compliance.
Previously, Mr. Croessmann served as a lobbyist and deputy general counsel for the American Institute of Architects in Washington, DC.
1. Negotiated a Construction Management at Risk contract with a public agency for construction of a 100 million dollar Water Treatment Plant in Florida.
2. Prepared and assisted in negotiating several claims and change orders under a design build contract on an 87 million dollar modernization of a waste water treatment plant in Tacoma Washington.
3. Drafted and pursued a delay and inefficiency claim against the Maryland State Transportation Authority.
4. Defended an architect in a claim involving the observation tower on the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in Washington D.C.
5. Defended a structural engineer in a claim by the Argentine Navy for settlement damage caused by sheeting and shoring system in Washington D.C.
6. Successfully defended a Securities Fraud case in U.S. District Court and the subsequent appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeal.