Juanita F. Ferguson
2300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22201
Juanita F. Ferguson is a shareholder of the firm with an emphasis on litigation. She has litigated construction defects, mechanic's liens, premises liabilities, negligence, employment, and insurance defense matters and has represented businesses and individuals. She has trial experience in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Ms. Ferguson is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, the District of Columbia, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the Western District of Virginia, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and the United States District Court for Maryland. She is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, the Maryland State Bar, the American Bar Association, the Old Dominion Bar Association and the Northern Virginia Black Attorneys Association.
Ms. Ferguson was recognized by Virginia Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" in 2010.
Prior to practicing law, Ms. Ferguson was a law clerk from 1999 to 2000 to the Honorable Anita Josey-Herring and the Honorable Herbert B. Dixon, Jr., both at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
Ms. Ferguson has served as a member of the adjunct faculty at the Washington College of Law at American University. In addition, she has authored several industry specific articles such as "Minimizing the Likelihood of Masonry Litigation" in Masonry Magazine, "The Hidden and Not-So-Hidden Costs of Public Contracts" in Masonry Magazine,"Construction Issues at Condominiums," in Construction Accounting and Taxation, "Pluses and Minuses: Cost Plus v. Fixed Price Contracts" in Construction Accounting and Taxation, and “Project Labor Agreements: Legal and Political Considerations for Public Projects” in the Virginia Bar Association Journal.
Ms. Ferguson currently serves as the Secretary of the Construction and Public Contracts Section of the Virginia Bar Association. She is also Chair of the Legislative Committee of the Metro Washington Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors.
During law school, Ms. Ferguson was a member of the Moot Court Board, the Trial Court Board, and DC Law Students in Court, where she represented criminal defendants as a student attorney. She also studied International Human Rights Law at Oxford University.