Andrew S. "Andy" Culicerto represents clients in the areas of construction litigation, complex commercial litigation, contract negotiations, OSHA, arbitration and general litigation. And y is licensed in both North and South Carolina. Andy devotes a significant portion of his practice to construction litigation and general business disputes.
Andy's extensive construction knowledge has allowed him to work with general contractors, owner's, developers, subcontractors, suppliers, and surety's during every stage of construction including negotiating contracts through final close out. Andy has litigated and advised on planned community construction litigation, multi-party construction claims, subgrade and foundation failures, bid disputes, licensing, CPM scheduling, delay, acceleration and inefficiency claims, envelope failures leading to water intrusion, solar energy procurement and delivery, and lien claims. Andy strives to provide counsel to clients in advance of any dispute to minimize the possibility of litigation. However, some disputes are unavoidable and Andy has litigated numerous construction disputes in arbitration, State court and Federal court.
Andy has arbitrated or litigated numerous construction disputes including construction of multi-family apartment complexes, condominium projects, United States Army housing projects, solar energy projects, large federal and state highway projects, hotel projects, high-rise building projects and spill remediation after the Deep Water Horizon oil spill.
Andy is licensed in both North and South Carolina. He is a member of the Construction Law Section of the North Carolina and South Carolina Bar Associations. Andy is an active member in multiple construction trade organizations throughout the Carolinas and currently serves as Vice-Chair of the CAGC Suppliers Counsel. Andy frequently lectures on construction law related topics. He also has written and published articles on various construction law topics.
At West Virginia University, Andy was Associate Editor of Law Review and served as a judicial clerk for Chief Judge David A. Faber, United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.