Sandra Mitterling Schilder was elected Vice Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Construction Section Council during the section’s annual meeting. Sandy served a three year term on the Council from 2015-2018 and has been on the Executive Committee since 2020, last serving as Secretary. The Construction Section is concerned with issues such as public and private contracting, development, insurance and claims, mechanics’ liens and bonds, construction defects, and OSHA compliance and subcontracting.
Sandy is a senior litigator with over 25 years of experience. Her civil litigation practice is primarily centered in construction and commercial liability, often defending design professionals. She has managed hundreds of construction defect and negligence cases as well as contract disputes involving projects of all sizes from single family homes to complex industrial, commercial and roadway projects. Sandy’s vast knowledge of the construction industry includes counseling clients in multiple aspects of a construction project and representing professionals before licensing boards.