Jim Butler

Contact Information
  • Address
    280 Ferst Drive
    Atlanta,  GA  30332-0680
  • Phone Number: (404) 582-8023
  • Primary Email: jfbutler@smithcurrie.com
  • Job Title: Lecturer
    School of Building Construction
  • Jim Butler


  • Law practice is concentrated in the negotiation, arbitration and litigation of construction contracts and environmental issues. He has experience with a variety of projects, including power plants, water and wastewater systems, process plants, dams, stadiums, arenas, airports, office buildings, casinos, semiconductor facilities, communications and cable facilities, food processing plants, schools, condominiums, prisons, highways, manufacturing and industrial plants, hospitals, asbestos abatement
  • Projects, superfund sites and government facilities.
  • Writes and speaks on design-build projects, construction contracts, the quantification of damages, construction claims and claims avoidance, environmental remediation projects, alternative dispute resolution, indoor air quality, and asbestos abatement contracts.
  • Bar Admissions:
    - Georgia, 1981
    - Florida, 1992
    - Texas, 1994
    - Kentucky, 1981


  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky, 1981
  • J.D. Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1977


  • Rich Alien Meritorious Service Award, National Society of Professional Engineers

Additional Information


College of Design, School of Building Construction

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  • Created On: May 13, 2010 - 9:51am
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