C. William Groscup

(703) 749-1000

Bill Groscup counsels and advises owners, general contractors, subcontractors and sureties with respect to contract administration, claim preparation, dispute resolution and litigation both domestically and abroad. His experience includes contract drafting and negotiations, claim advice, strategies for contract administration, dispute resolution and litigation on a wide spectrum of commercial construction projects, including power plants, mass transit systems, tunnel projects, overseas military bases, railway bridges, and luxury hotels.

In addition to his construction litigation practice, Bill has litigated commercial contract, intellectual property and trade secret disputes before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, various federal and state courts, and the American Arbitration Association.


  • American Bar Association
    • Public Contract Law Section
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Metropolitan Subcontractors Association


  • Author: “Avoiding Liquidated Damages – Is Some Owner Delay Enough?” Watt Tieder Newsletter , Winter 2003.
  • Author: “Measuring Unabsorbed Home Office Overhead Costs – Preconditions for Applying the Eichleay Formula” Watt Tieder Newsletter, Spring 2004.
  • Co-Author: “Successful Projects Through an Understanding of The Law of Lost Productivity” Construction Management Association of America, October 2003.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction
  • Surety
  • Commercial Litigation


  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1992
  • University of Virginia, B.S., 1988, Economics, with honors

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • Colorado

Court Admissions

  • Virginia Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3 rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • Colorado Supreme Court