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John Flynn Joins Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial LLC

The law firm of Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial announced today that John Flynn joined the firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Flynn brings significant experience from his government contracts law and construction litigation practice as a senior partner at Smith Currie and Hancock in Atlanta, Georgia.

Mr. Flynn's practice in both the United States Air Force and as a partner in Smith, Currie & Hancock since 1984 has dealt primarily with construction contract disputes. Flynn has represented owners, architects, engineers, prime contractors and subcontractors in various state and federal courts, before the various Boards of Contract Appeals, the United States Court of Federal Claims and the General Accounting Office.

He has represented clients throughout the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Italy. He has likewise worked on cases that cover the entire spectrum of construction activities, including an oil refinery shutdown/turnaround, hospital renovation and construction, construction of entirely new facilities for a B-1 Bomber Wing, federal prisons, high rise office construction, power plants and municipal landfills.

Mr. Flynn also has extensive experience in both arbitration and mediation, having successfully mediated a dispute between a prime contractor and the Department of Veteran Affairs, which resulted in a $17 Million recovery on behalf of the contractor. He recently resolved a termination for default case for an Italian contractor and obtained a $22 million settlement from the Department of Justice.

"John brings proven national expertise to our construction and commercial litigation group," stated Managing Partner, Skip Hudgins. "He will be a valued addition to this growing practice at Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial."

Flynn received his law degree in 1970 from the University of Texas. He earned an LL.M. in Government Contract Law from George Washington University in 1977 and received a B.A. from Texas Tech University in 1968. Flynn is a retired Colonel, United States Air Force Reserve.

Flynn is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Texas State Bar and the Florida Bar. He is the author of "Patent Infringements: The Composition of Reasonable and Entire Compensation Under 28 U.S.C. 1498," The Air Force Law Review, Volume 20,Number 2,1978; and "The Rule Contra Proferentum in the Government Contract Interpretation Process", Public Contract Law Journal, Volume 11, Number 2, 1980.

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