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Donald W. Doeg

Shareholder, Hartford

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Donald W. Doeg is the chair of the firm's construction law practice as well as a member of the firm's litigation department.  His practice focuses on the representation of design professionals, owners, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers, assisting clients in all aspects and stages of construction projects from initial conception through final completion including negotiations of all contract documents and changes made during the course of the project.  In addition, his practice includes resolution of any disputes that may arise relating to a project (through negotiations, mediation, arbitration and/or litigation).

Mr. Doeg is a licensed professional engineer and formerly worked for a number of years in the construction industry.


  • J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, CT 1991

  • M.B.A., University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Park, MS 1984

  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 1982

  • Professional Engineer - State of Connecticut and State of Mississippi

  • LEED Accredited Professional, 2009

  • Connecticut Bar Association
    • Construction Law Section
    • Executive Committee 1994-Present
    • Chair of Construction Law Section 2019-2021
  • American Council of Engineering Companies of Connecticut
    • Board of Directors
  • Connecticut Society of Professional Engineers
    • President 2011-2013
    • Board of Directors
  • Connecticut State Codes & Standards Committee
  • Farmington Town Planning & Zoning Commission
    • 2011-2019
  • State of Connecticut

  • State of Rhode Island

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut

  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

  • U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island

Mr. Doeg frequently lectures on matters involving a wide range of construction issues, including general construction law, construction project contracts and documentation, and architect and engineer liability. Some of the seminars in which he has participated include:

  • The Legal Side of Engineering, Structural Engineers Association of Rhode Island (2019)
  • Project Documentation (2018)
  • Avoiding Pitfalls in Contract Language ACEC Emerging Leaders (2018)
  • “Construction Contracts and Documentation” AIA QUAD Conference (2017)
  • “Laying the Groundwork for Financial Stability” (2017)
  • “Connecticut Construction Case Law and Legislation: the Year in Review” (2016)
  • “BIM: Legal and Insurance Considerations” (2013)
  • “Ethical Considerations for Engineers” (2013)
  • “Legal Aspects of Submittals and Shop Drawings” (2013)
  • “AIA & Consensus Documents” (2011)
  • “Electronic Shop Drawing Review” (2010)
  • “Building Code Legal Issues” (2010)