Jeff Rosen is a trial lawyer in our Commercial Litigation department. One hundred percent of his trials involve design and construction work.
In the private sphere, Jeff has tried hundreds of millions of dollars in construction disputes since 1977 on matters such as the design and construction of: a nationwide telecommunications system stretching from Miami to New Orleans, the municipal streetlight system in Amherst, New York; steel fabrication for portions of the launch pads at Vandenburg Air Force Base in California; refractory retrofit at cement plants in Louisville, Fresno, Miami, and Baltimore; the automated access control system at KCI Airport in Kansas City, Missouri; the LED upgrade project through the Eisenhower Tunnel in the Rocky Mountains, retrofit of incinerators on barges off the coast of Alaska during the Exxon oil spill; seven automotive assembly plants stretching from Shreveport, Louisiana to Bowling Green, Kentucky; steel mill additions in Canton/Akron, Ohio; hospital/healthcare facilities in Gillette, Wyoming, Des Moines, Iowa and Kansas City; casino construction in St. Charles, Missouri; KDOT and MODOT and US Corps of Engineers highway and bridge projects in Kansas and Missouri; the University of Kansas football stadium; construction of the new Intermodal Center in south Kansas City, Missouri; waste-to-fuel plant in West Virginia; Passive Haus design and construction in Kansas City; design-bid-build, design-build, and Integrated Project Delivery systems involving the application of Lean Construction practices.
In the public sphere, Jeff has litigated extras, delays, differing site conditions, bid protests, bid mistakes, fraud, false claims, suspensions and debarment proceedings before various boards including, GSA, the Corps of Engineers, the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, the Department of Interior, the Department of the Air Force, as well as the US Comptroller General. Notable of those cases included qui tam or false claim proceedings involving the testing and manufacture of missile head components for the Department of Defense, runway and igloo construction at Whiteman Air Force Base; and, criminal/debarment/suspension proceedings arising out of the procurement of amphibious tanks for the Department of Justice.
Jeff also serves on the National Panel of Construction Arbitrators for the American Arbitration Association. As arbitrator, he has heard and decided disputes around the country, most recently the design and construction of a multi-million dollar hotel project in Chicago, condominium defects in Kansas City, educational facilities throughout the Midwest, a multi-million dollar residential and commercial projects in Dallas, Texas and Kansas City .