Southpointe, PA
Southpointe Town Center
1800 Main Street
Suite 200
Canonsburg, PA 15317
T: (724) 514-8926
F: (724) 514-8954

J.D., magna cum laude, Case Western Reserve University School of Law (1988)

B.A., Washington and Jefferson College (1985)

  • Ohio Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
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K. Bradley Mellor


An attorney with more than 30 years of experience, Brad Mellor focuses his practice on construction law, construction litigation and alternative dispute resolution. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and Ohio, and works from the firm’s Southpointe, Pennsylvania office.

Brad serves as leader of the Bowles Rice Construction Law team. His wide range of experience in the construction industry includes contract preparation and negotiation, contract enforcement through litigation or arbitration and dispute avoidance and resolution. Brad advises clients through every phase of a construction project, from conceptual design and planning to project closeout and warranty claims.

He has worked on numerous projects ranging from major industrial and utility jobs to highway and bridge work, commercial buildings, schools, hospitals and residential construction. Brad has also assisted clients in a variety of real estate development issues. He has worked on projects, contracts and disputes in more than 20 states, Canada and Puerto Rico.

Brad’s areas of focus include:

  • Electric power projects, including coal-fired, hydro and gas turbine
  • Municipal water and wastewater projects
  • Industrial projects, including steel mills and cement plants
  • Commercial and hospitality projects

An arbitrator on the American Arbitration Association's Construction Mega Project Panel, Brad also handles industry mediations, both privately and through the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Professional Highlights

  • Leader, Bowles Rice Construction Law Team
  • AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America ® since 2009 (Construction Law; Litigation - Construction)
  • Recognized by Super Lawyers since 2006 (Construction)
  • Order of the Coif, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Blog Posts

  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Construction Law Section
  • American Arbitration Association's Construction Mega Project Panel, Arbitrator
  • American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry and Fidelity and Surety Law Committee
  • American Subcontractors Association of Western Pennsylvania
  • Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Pennsylvania
  • Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh
  • Constructors Association of Western Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Society of American Military Engineers
  • Washington County (PA) Bar Association
  • Western Pennsylvania Water Pollution Control Association
  • Westmoreland Bar Association