Board Certified Construction Attorney Joins Houston Office of Peckar & Abramson
HOUSTON, TX Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) announces that Board Certified Construction Attorney and Registered Architect Denis Ducran joins the firm as Senior Counsel.
"Denis Ducran's expertise as general counsel for a large general contractor, and as an architect, is invaluable to the firm and to the continued growth of the Houston office," said Curtis W. Martin, Managing Partner of Peckar & Abramson's Houston, Texas, office. "His addition expands Peckar & Abramson's capabilities to serve our client base in Houston in the areas of risk assessment, dispute avoidance and dispute resolution."
Ducran focuses his practice on a range of legal matters, including litigation, risk management, and resolution of complex construction claims. His clients include owners, contractors, developers, designers, and architectsmany whom rank among the industry's leading firms. A skilled risk manager and legal advisor, Ducran works closely with contractors and other construction industry members to provide counsel on the avoidance of potential disputes in future or ongoing construction projects. He offers extensive experience in contract risk assessment for major construction projects, including preparing and negotiating contracts and implementing innovative solutions to limit legal and financial exposure.
Prior to joining Peckar & Abramson, Ducran served as General Counsel and Vice President of Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc. In this capacity, he advised the directors and executive team on daily risk assessment, and managed the firm's legal affairs and risk management. Under his direction, the firm reduced overall litigation and arbitration in large part by handling the majority of matters in-house, saving millions of dollars.