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Barry A Willits

Holden Willits PLC

is a partner with Holden Willits PLC. His practice focuses on commercial litigation and construction law. He has represented owners, general contractors, subcontractors, materials suppliers, sureties and design professionals. He is a frequent author and speaker on a wide range of construction issues including the Arizona chapter of the 2000, 2003 and 2010 editions of the ABA Design/Build Handbook; "Economic Damage Claims Against Design Professionals," Arizona Attorney (February 2003). Mr. Willits has been named in Best Lawyers in America® for construction litigation every year since 2012, and he was named Lawyer of the Year in 2016, 2021 and 2022. From 1994 through 1996, Mr. Willits clerked for the Hon. Sarah Evans Barker, Chief Judge for the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Indiana. He is a member of the State Bar of Arizona and the American Bar Association (Construction Forum) and is admitted to practice in the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Courts for Arizona and Southern Indiana. He graduated Order of the Coif from the University of Virginia Law School and earned a B.A. with highest distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, from Indiana University in 1989. Mr. Willits is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Southwest Super Lawyers. (03/2022)