Darren Burns, Kevin Kelehan and Daniel Scherr — all of the Columbia-based law firm Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett and Scherr LLP — were elected to the Section Council of the Construction Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association for the 2014-15 term.
Burns focuses on litigation and contract matters, particularly those involving commercial and public construction, administrative law, employment, contract, real property and cable/satellite piracy issues. In addition to litigation, Burns advises clients on business formation and contracts, and he handles regulatory matters before state and local agencies, including education, zoning and licensing issues.
Kelehan is an attorney in real estate law, representing lenders and borrowers throughout the acquisition and development process. Kelehan also has an active construction law practice. He represents several of the region’s contractors, and serves as a resource to national firms for both local representation and government contracting projects.
Scherr heads the litigation practice of Carney Kelehan Bresler, Bennett and Scherr. His practice includes construction litigation and negotiation of construction contracts, commercial litigation and real estate development. He represents contractors, businesses, boards of education and individuals, assisting them with both active court cases and risk management issues.
The Construction Law Section brings together Maryland lawyers who practice construction litigation or construction law related to real estate transactions and promotes members’ professional development through educational and social activities.