As senior vice president and chief legal officer, David Hodnett is responsible for providing legal counsel, supporting business operations, and managing transactions, compliance and general risk for Balfour Beatty’s buildings and civils operations. Hodnett rejoined Balfour Beatty in 2018 having previously served the company for 12 years, including four years as general counsel for Balfour Beatty, Inc. and eight years as chief legal officer for the Mid-Atlantic Division of the buildings business. Hodnett began his legal career in private practice, primarily representing general contractors, and prior to joining Balfour Beatty, was the general counsel for Beers Construction Company.
Hodnett is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a bachelor’s degree in business finance and earned his law degree in 1992 from the University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Florida, Georgia and Virginia.