Jamie Little is an attorney in the Construction Service Group and has over 10 years of legal experience. She routinely represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and suppliers with contract drafting, contract negotiation, contract disputes, payment disputes, and lien enforcement. Jamie has guided clients throughout all stages of litigation from pre-litigation negotiations through trial. She has successfully argued before trial and appellate courts in Tennessee, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Jamie also has extensive experience representing clients in alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and arbitration. Jamie is a member of the Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel (TACC) and the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law.
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Prior to joining the firm, Jamie practiced with firms in the Nashville area as well as in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Immediately following law school, she was a Law Clerk with the 25th Judicial Circuit of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.
On February 4, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland in Hagen Constr. Inc. v. Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., No. JKB-18-1201, 2019 BL 36862 (D. Md. Feb. 4, 2019), held that written “expressions of frustration” and “general complaints” made by a subcontractor regarding alleged project mismanagement were insufficient to sustain a labor inefficiency claim for additional project costs against the general contractor.
In Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc. v. United States Fire Insurance Company, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 21488, the general contractor, Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, Inc. (“S&P”), purchased two (2) insurance policies for a project involving construction of the Zapata County Courthouse in Texas.