Shields Mott L.L.P. Partner, Adrian D’Arcy, Presented at the Annual Women in Construction Conference

On October 18, 2019, Shields Mott partner, Adrian D’Arcy, co-presented a panel at the annual Women in Construction Conference. Adrian, along with Monique Holley of Clark Construction, Rosana Barkawi of the US Forest Service, Jennifer Rizzotti, George Washington Women’s Basketball Coach, and moderator Lynn Bennet of Cokley Williams, presented a panel discussion which provided attendees practical tips on how to cultivate and empower individuals to be ideal team players.

(l-r) Jennifer Rizzotti, Monique Holley, Rosana Barkawi, Adrian D’Arcy

This year’s sold-out conference was attended by more than 440 construction professionals, including general contractors, subcontractors, developers, architects, engineers, as well as representatives from trade associations, nonprofits, construction consulting companies and law firms from across the U.S. and Canada.


The Women in Construction Conference is the Mid-Atlantic region’s premiere forum for education, professional development and networking for women in the construction industry. Since 2006, the conference has provided an avenue for younger women to learn from senior executives and industry professionals, and offers networking and mentoring opportunities to all attendees.

Adrian D’Arcy’s primary practice areas are construction litigation and surety litigation. Additionally, Adrian crafts and reviews construction contracts so that clients are protected on the front end of projects; he is also a recognized Super Lawyer.