Bryan Horn

Bryan W. Horn

Managing Director

1900 One James Center
901 East Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Direct Dial: 804.697.5112
Direct Fax: 804.697.5146
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Bryan Horn is the Firm's Managing Director and is a member of the Firm’s Construction Law and Litigation Practice Groups.


  • Roanoke College, B.S., with honors, Physics, 1989
  • Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1993, LL.M., International Law and Comparative Legal Studies, 1993
    • Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Managing Editor

Work Experience

  • Counsels and represents owners, developers, contractors, engineers and others in construction disputes on both public and private projects
  • General commercial litigation
  • Eminent domain
  • Government Relations

Professional Recognition

  • Virginia Business magazine, “Legal Elite,” Construction, 2011 - 2018
  • Virginia Super Lawyers magazine, “The Top Attorneys in Virginia,” Construction Litigation, 2015 - 2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory - AV (highest) rating
  • The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia
    • Member, Class of 2016

Speaking Engagements

  • “Overview of the Bidding Process,” July 2004
  • “Virginia Construction Law: What Do You Do When?” January 2005
  • “Resolving Construction Nightmares from the Owners’, Designers’, Suppliers’ and Contractors’ Perspectives,” February 2005 and 2006, March 2007, April 2008
  • “Construction Defect Claims,” September 2005 and February 2006
  • “Eminent Domain in Virginia,” April 2006, 2007 and 2013
  • "Landlord-Tenant Law Update," 2010 and 2011
  • "Landlord-Tenant Law," 2012
  • "Fundamentals of Construction Contracts: Understanding the Issues," 2009 and 2011
  • "Advanced Eminent Domain and Valuation," 2015
  • "Eminent Domain," 2018


  • The Extraterritorial Application of the Fifth Amendment Protection Against Coerced Self-Incrimination, 2 Duke J. Comp. & Int'l L. 367 (1992)
  • Vacating Arbitration Awards for Manifest Disregard of the Law, J. Leg. Aff. Dispute Resolut. Eng. Constr., 5(2), 80–85 (May 2013) (co-author)
  • Will the European Refugee Crisis Put an End to Schengen, VBA Journal, Spring 2016

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

  • Admitted to practice in the following courts
    • All Virginia state courts
    • United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
    • United States Bankruptcy Court
  • Member
    • Virginia State Bar
    • Virginia Bar Association
      • Member, JDPlus Working Group
    • Richmond Bar Association
    • Henrico Bar Associtation
    • Henrico Business Leaders

Community Involvement

  • Advocate for Type 1 diabetes patients and families at state and Federal levels
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Central Virginia Chapter
    • Member, Board of Directors
    • Member, Outreach Committee
    • Program Mentor for family members coping with Type 1 diabetes
  • The Home Building Association of Richmond
    • Member, Legislative Committee
  • Rule of Law Project, Center for Teaching the Rule of Law
    • Eastern Virginia Coordinator
  • Junior Achievement of Central VA
    • Volunteer Teacher, "JA In A Day" Program