Abbie G.Sprague

Associate

Houston + 1.832.239.3695

Abbie Sprague is an experienced litigator who represents clients in complex construction and business disputes and transactions with an emphasis on the energy, power, infrastructure, and commercial sectors. She represents clients in all phases of litigation in state and federal courts and arbitration proceedings. Abbie's practice also involves negotiating and drafting the full panoply of a project contract.

Abbie has represented several of the major EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) companies and oil companies, owners and developers, and large general and specialty contractors in disputes involving power, petrochemical, and LNG (liquefied natural gas) plants and export facilities; chemical production facilities; solar farms; battery energy storage systems; rail; high-rise commercial buildings; health care and senior living care facilities; hotels; oil and gas storage facilities and pipelines; infrastructure; heavy civil works projects; and manufacturing plants. She has successfully resolved high-stakes disputes involving changes, payment and liens, project cost accounting, delay and liquidated damages, design, engineering and construction defects, and warranty claims. She also recently served as chief counsel for the renewable energy unit of one of the world's premier EPC companies, which included advising on domestic and international on-shore projects and drafting and negotiating project contracts, including FEED (front-end engineering design) agreements; EPC, EPCM (engineering, procurement, and construction management), and EPCF (engineering, procurement, construction, and financing) agreements; and joint venture and partnership agreements on projects valued from several million to several billion dollars.

Abbie has been repeatedly recognized as a "Rising Star" in construction litigation by Super Lawyers. She is currently an advisory board member for the Institute of Energy Law.