Kelli E. Goss is a native of New England. She moved to North Carolina for graduate school and has made Raleigh her home. Ms. Goss practices in construction law and U.S. and N.C. government contracts.
Ms. Goss is also a North Carolina licensed architect. Prior to attending law school, she was a partner in a prominent architectural firm in Raleigh, where she served as director of commercial and corporate architecture. Ms. Goss designed, managed, and supervised construction administration on notable multimillion-dollar projects in downtown Raleigh and on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ms. Goss has been involved in all phases of the design and construction of commercial, governmental, and institutional projects. Her experience includes schematic design, design development, construction documents, building code compliance, and building permit reviews at the city level, and with the N.C. Office of State Construction and the N.C. Department of Insurance.
As a construction lawyer, Ms. Goss’ practice includes drafting, review and negotiation of design and construction contracts and subcontracts. She advises clients on public bidding and license requirements. Ms. Goss’ construction law practice also includes litigation and arbitration of lien and bond claims, scope of work disputes, delay and acceleration claims and differing site condition claims. Ms. Goss has worked with city and county planning and development departments applying for special use permits and presenting to quasi-judicial boards.
Ms. Goss’ government contracts experience includes litigating appeals before the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. She regularly advises clients on government regulations and bid protests at the federal and state level.