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Law School:
Emory University School of Law, 1999

Georgia State University, Summa Cum Laude, 1996

Practice Areas: 
Construction Law
Government Contracts

Admitted to Practice:
Northern District of Georgia
Middle District of Georgia
Southern District of Georgia
Eleventh Circuit
US Supreme Court
State & Superior Courts of Georgia, 2014
Georgia Court of Appeals, 2014

Assistant: Celeste S. Costello

EDWARD A. STONE is Of Counsel to the Atlanta construction law firm of Hendrick Phillips, Salzman & Siegel. Ed is a graduate of Georgia State University and Emory University School of Law. His practice is concentrated in the negotiation, arbitration and litigation of construction contracts and government contracts.  He has experience with a variety of projects, including water and wastewater systems, process plants, stadiums, arenas, airports, office buildings, schools, hospitals, prisons, condominiums, communications and cable facilities, food processing plants, highways, manufacturing and industrial plants, and government facilities. Ed has represented contractors, owners, engineers, architects, subcontractors and suppliers on a wide variety of projects.

Prior to teaming up with HPSS Law, Mr. Stone operated the Stone Law Firm, PC, specializing in construction law, and also brings invaluable insights from formerly practicing at Shapiro Fussell as well as Freeman Mathis & Gary, in their construction law practice.


  • Construction and Design Litigation
  • Contract Consulting
  • Risk Management Consulting
  • Insurance Coverage


Emory University School of Law, 1999
Georgia State University, Summa Cum Laude, 1996

Professional Achievements/Affiliations

  • Georgia Utility Contractor’s Association Legislative Committee
  • Atlanta Bar Association Board of Directors
  • GCO Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors
  • GeorgiaCarry.Org, Inc. Board of Directors


U.S. ex rel. McKenney's, Inc. v. Government  Technical  Services., LLC, 531 F. Supp. 2d 1375 (N.D. Ga. 2008)  On a Miller Act claim, surety may not take advantage of its principal’s contractual conditional payment provision

Dan J. Sheehan Co. v. Ceramic Technics, Ltd., 269 Ga. App. 773, 605 S.E.2d 375 (2004) Summary judgment obtained for the plaintiff in a case seeking payment for tile the defendant alleges was defective, because the tile was installed in a shopping mall and in use, as notice of rejection is not “a rejection of tile already in place.”  “Continued use . . . constitutes reacceptance.”