Faculty Profile: Elizabeth Stengel

Elizabeth StengelEvans Petree, PC
Previous Courses Taught (12)
  • Construction Law 2020: The Arbitration Process-a Plenary Discussion of the Stages of Arbitration
  • Construction Law Forum 2020
  • Construction Law 2018: The Surety‚Äôs Indemnity Agreement
  • Construction Law: Negligence
  • Construction Law Forum 2018
  • Construction Law Forum 2017
  • Construction Law: Retainage Payment Issues and Protections 2014
  • Remedies Under Tennessee Consumer Protection Act and Licensing Board Laws
  • Anatomy of a Construction Dispute from A to Z
  • Construction: Remedies Under Tennessee Consumer Protection Act and Licensing Board Laws
  • Construction Law: Sticks and Bricks -
  • Remedies for Recovering Construction Claim Damages

For more than 20 years, Beth Stengel has represented a diverse mix of owners, contractors, suppliers, design professionals and sureties. She has counseled clients through various facets of the construction process, including entity formation; licensing and registration; certification as a minority, woman or disadvantaged business entity; identification and management of risks; claims management; and dispute resolution. She has also worked in a variety of areas including contract negotiations, insurance requirements, and bonding and regulatory project requirements for her clients.
In the area of surety law, Ms. Stengel represents clients in connection with all types of bonds, including performance, payment, and miscellaneous bonds. She has assisted sureties, contractors, subcontractors and owners with all types of bonding matters, including pre-default investigations, performance default claims, payment claims, project completion agreements, ratification and takeover agreements, and all aspects of claims and default. Because of her extensive litigation experience, Ms. Stengel is the Practice Area Leader for the Litigation Practice Group for the firm.
Since 2008, Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine has named Ms. Stengel a Super Lawyer in construction litigation and is AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. She was also recently selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2020 in the fields of Construction Litigation and Construction Law for the fifth year and designated as one of the Super Lawyers Top 50 Women Lawyers in the Mid-South.  She has also been named the Best Lawyers 2020 Construction Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Memphis.