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Michael Textor Named President of Construction Lawyers Society of America

News | September 18, 2019



Michael Textor, litigation attorney in Kutak Rock’s Springfield office, has been named 2020 president of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA), an invitation-only international honorary association composed of preeminent lawyers specializing in construction law and related fields. Limited to 1,200 fellows worldwide, CLSA’s main objectives are promoting superior advocacy and ethical standards in construction law and fostering a scholarly and advanced exchange of ideas in all practices related to the specialty.

“We are extremely pleased to name Michael Textor as the fourth president of the Construction Lawyers Society of America. Michael’s successes in the field of construction law, as well as its related practices, is renowned and acclaimed,” said Timothy M. Fulmer, CLSA Executive Director and General Counsel.

Mr. Textor’s national trial practice involves primarily representing Midwest-based contractors, engineers, architects and developers. His vast trial and arbitration experience includes more than 100 verdicts and awards throughout the United States. In addition to representing contractors and design professionals, Mr. Textor is a trusted advisor to multiple universities and private developers for their construction and procurement needs.

“Mike’s career speaks for itself. We’re proud to have him at Kutak Rock where our values of advocacy and high ethical standards perfectly reflect those of the CLSA,” said Jay Selanders, chair of Kutak Rock. “This is a great opportunity and honor for him, and I think the CLSA will benefit greatly from Mike’s leadership.” 

For more than two decades, Mr. Textor has routinely led teams of attorneys, providing counsel and solutions to major constituents in the construction industry on projects involving manufacturing, education, health care, entertainment (including sports complexes and arenas), government, transportation (airports, roads, and bridges), military, energy and hospitality sectors.  Michael has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for construction law and construction litigation from 2010 through 2020.

Mr. Textor is a Charter Fellow of the CLSA. For more information, visit CLSA’s website