Husch Blackwell Partners Daniel J. Donohue and Michael A. Gatje were recognized as 2012 Washington D.C., Super Lawyers. Donohue was named in Government Contracts and Gatje was named in Construction/Surety law.
Donohue represents clients with federal and state government contracts and commercial contracts for services, supplies and construction. He advises on contract compliance issues and litigates claims and disputes. He also handles contract negotiations, bid protests, contract performance disputes and payment issues concerning government and commercial contracts. Gatje’s practice includes construction, government contracts and commercial litigation work with extensive experience representing clients in the construction, transportation, professional services, environmental and energy sectors. For more than 25 years he has represented clients in state and federal courts, boards of contract appeals and in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Donohue and Gatje together joined Husch Blackwell in Jan. 2010 when the firm brought seven new partners to the Washington, D.C., office.
Only up to 5 percent of attorneys in a state are named Super Lawyers. Selecting the attorneys involves an in-depth, measurable process. Peer nominations by seasoned attorneys followed by detailed evaluations are matched against third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on a state-by-state basis annually.