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About AMCC

The AMCC Difference

The AMCC Difference

Easy, effective and efficient... the true alternative to ligitation and cumbersome ADR rules programs.

AMCC professionals possess exceptional technical expertise in their specific field which translates into accurate awards and settlements.

Clark T. Thiel, Esq.

Mediator, Arbitrator

Clark T. Thiel, AIA, Esq. is highly experienced in the resolution of disputes involving U.S. and international engineering and construction projects, as well as contract disputes. His expertise includes service in the Initial Decision Maker process, on a Dispute Review Board, and the neutral role in both Mediations and Arbitrations. In addition to the practice of law, he is also a registered architect and a licensed contractor. Mr. Thiel has served as an appointed neutral in more than a hundred construction industry disputes.

In his law practice, Mr. Thiel has served as lead counsel in numerous construction arbitrations and mediations. His practice includes the prosecution and defense of multimillion dollar complex construction disputes involving delay and acceleration claims, breach of contract, professional liability, design and construction defects, economic loss, and liens and encumbrances. He also assists clients in drafting and negotiating design and construction contracts. Mr. Thiel has authored a number of articles on construction claims and damages and is a frequent speaker on these topics. He further possesses extensive knowledge of copyright, trademark, licensing, and trade secret issues specific to the construction industry, and advises building owners, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, and other design professionals on anticipating and managing the associated risks inherent in the construction process.

In his lengthy tenure as a practicing architect, Mr. Thiel was involved in all phases of the design and construction of civic, commercial, and residential projects throughout the U.S. and Asia. In addition to working on a variety of building types, including convention centers, sports arenas, and correctional facilities, he performed on-site construction administration services for projects such as the Crescat Residences and Shopping Complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka (a luxury condominium hotel and shopping center, complete with pools, salons, spa, grocery store, and Sri Lanka's first underground parking structure) and ShadowRidge, a 44- unit hillside townhouse development in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Mr. Thiel is a member of the American Bar Association, American Institute of Architects, and Barristers' Club Construction Law Committee and currently serves as planning commissioner for the city of Piedmont, California


UC Davis School of Law (J.D., 1997)
Editor-in-Chief, U.C. Davis Law Review, 1996-97
University of Wisconsin (M.Arch., 1998)
University of Wisconsin (B.S., 1984), Architecture

Professional Credentials

California Bar Admission, 1997 Registered Architect in California, Hawaii and Wisconsin Certified by the National Council of Architect Registration Boards Member American Institute of Architects Licensed Contractor in California (Class B)