January 12, 2023
Glaser Weil is pleased to announce that Peter Sheridan, Partner and Chair of Glaser Weil’s Construction Law Practice Group, has been named 2023 President of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA).
Peter’s practice focuses primarily on construction law and also includes complex real estate, eminent domain and inverse condemnation cases. He represents owners, developers and architects in California and Nevada and internationally.
Peter has significant experience in construction disputes involving very large hotels, casinos and resorts, such as the Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara, California; Diamond Resorts in Kaanapali, Maui, and Poipu, Kauai; City Center in Las Vegas; Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas; W/Element Hotel in Philadelphia; Fairmont Century Plaza redevelopment project in Los Angeles; and La Quinta Resort in La Quinta, California. He also recently helped the San Francisco 49ers in its case against the architect of Levi’s Stadium arising from Americans with Disabilities Act violations, leading to a settlement on the eve of trial on mutually agreeable terms.
“Peter Sheridan’s record of success in the construction law arena is highly accoladed and known well among his peers,” said G. Steven Henry, Consulting Director and Counsel of the CLSA. “We look forward to his leadership and insights in 2023 as well as his continued strong support of our goals and advanced programs.”
The Firm congratulates Peter on this honor and wishes him well as he works with CLSA members to continue to build a strong and diverse organization.
About the Construction Lawyers Society of America
The CLSA is an invitation-only construction lawyer honorary society with membership limited to 1,200 practicing Fellows from the United States and internationally. The composition of the CLSA is aggressively diverse, with recognition of excellence across all practices relating to construction law, including all transactional and litigation aspects of construction, and more specifically contract preparation, contract negotiations, surety bonding, traditional litigation and arbitration, and any other facet of construction law applicable to commercial, residential and energy construction matters nationally and internationally. The purpose of the CLSA is to recognize deserving, experienced and highly qualified lawyers; to provide an outlet for scholarly authorship of legal articles on construction practice; to provide additional sources for professional development; to promote superior advocacy and ethical standards in the practice of law; to assist in community involvement by its membership; and to advance a superior judiciary and a body of distinguished neutrals by taking relevant positions on issues or legislation affecting judicial compensation and/or benefits as well as those affecting the American litigation processes.