Bryan W. Horn


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Practice Areas

Arbitration / Mediation
Civil Litigation
Construction Law / Litigation
Eminent Domain


Bryan Horn is a Partner and the Lead Attorney for the Firm’s Construction Law and Eminent Domain Practices.


  • Counsels and represents owners, developers, contractors, engineers and others in construction disputes on both public and private projects
  • Represents condemning authorities and landowners in eminent domain matters
  • Represents individuals and businesses in general commercial and real estate litigation


  • Virginia Business magazine, “Legal Elite,” Construction, 2011 – 2019
  • Virginia Super Lawyers magazine, “The Top Attorneys in Virginia,” Construction Litigation, 2015 – 2020
  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory – AV (highest) rating


  • Admitted to practice in the following courts
  • Member, Virginia State Bar
  • Member, Henrico Bar Association


  • The Home Building Association of Richmond
    • General Counsel
    • Member, Legislative Committee
  • Rule of Law Project, Center for Teaching the Rule of Law
    • Eastern Virginia Coordinator
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Virginia Chapter
    • Member, Board of Directors
  • Advocate for Type 1 diabetes patients and families at state and Federal levels                                                                                                                                                                  
  • The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia
    • Member, Class of 2016


  • “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


  • Roanoke College, B.S., with honors, Physics, 1989
    • National Science Foundation, Research Experience for Undergraduates Program, Fellow in Physics
  • 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
    • Moot Court Board, Member