Doug Shevelow, P.E.



Doug Shevelow is a partner in Bricker & Eckler's Construction Law group and the Energy, Public Utilities & Environmental group. His practice focuses on litigation and transactional law pertaining to heavy/highway and other construction issues for owners and contractors. Issues include differing site conditions, implied warranty of plans and specifications, underground utility protection, and bid disputes. He has prepared and negotiated numerous design-bid-build and design-build construction contracts for contractors and public and private owners, including a $320 million hospital project, a $28 million wastewater treatment plant rehabilitation, and a $400,000 skate park. He also serves as a mediator in construction matters.

Doug also has significant experience representing clients against citations issued by OSHA and asserting defenses such as employee misconduct, inapplicability of the cited standard, greater hazard, and non-exposure to the hazard.

Presentations & Published Works
  • Speaker, seminars sponsored by Bricker & Eckler and other organizations, including Ohio Contractors Association, Ohio Sanitary Engineers Association, County Commissioners’ Association of Ohio, Ohio Society of Professional Engineers, Engineers Foundation of Ohio, Construction Standards Institute, United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development, Professional Land Surveyors of Ohio, and Central Ohio Organization of Public Purchasers.
Awards & Recognition
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Construction Law), 2014-2017
  • Recognized, ChambersUSA, Construction with a Band 4 ranking, 2015-2016
  • Named, Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers, 2012-2014
  • Listed, Legal 500
  • Recognized, The Ohio Society of Professional Engineers for achieving the highest grade in the state on the 1994 Environmental Engineering Examination for Professional Engineers
  • Capital University (J.D., summa cum laude, 2004); Order of the Curia
  • The Ohio State University (B.S., Civil Engineering, 1990)
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