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Brian Rowlson practices primarily in the areas of construction law and government contracts, representing general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and suppliers in Florida and North Carolina in a wide range of issues arising from highway construction (including design build and public private partnerships), commercial and residential vertical projects, and wastewater equipment and facilities. View articles by Brian.

Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right: Unlicensed Contractors Can Pursue Designers for NegligenceThe North Carolina Court of Appeals recently determined that a builder who fails to comply with state licensing requirements may still pursue a negligence claim against design professionals. In Wright Construction Services, Inc. v. The Hard Art Studio, PLLC, the owner contracted with architecture firm Olive Architecture to develop plans for a mixed-use complex