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G. Calvin Awkward III Receives Volunteer of the Year Award


G. Calvin Awkward III Receives Volunteer of the Year Award

April 25, 2024
G. Calvin Awkward III

Calvin Awkward III, a partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Retail and Hospitality practice in the Baltimore office, has been honored with the Washington and Lee School of Law Volunteer of the Year Award. The award recognizes individuals who go above and beyond assisting the law school.

Calvin, a class agent for Washington and Lee’s Class of 2009 Law, served as a member of the Young Alumni Board and Williams School of Commerce Young Alumni Council. Calvin also served as a mentor for minority undergraduate students and currently serves as an Alumni Career Mentor.

Additionally, Calvin is a member of the Baltimore Alumni Chapter, Law Council, Co-Chair of the Law Annual Fund, and member of the Class of 2009 Law Reunion Committee.


Calvin Awkward III, is an experienced litigator who defends clients in a wide range of matters involving construction, transportation, personal injury, property damage, and related insurance coverage issues. He coordinates rapid response investigations into accidents involving catastrophic personal injuries and/or property damage. He also counsels builders and contractors in a wide variety of matters including construction defect litigation and risk management. A significant amount of Calvin’s practice includes construction industry matters, primarily focused on litigation surrounding construction defects. In his role as counsel in construction cases, he has represented property owners, general contractors, and subcontractors for residential and commercial properties throughout the litigation process. Additionally, he handles premises liability claims at residential and commercial properties. He has also represented a wide range of retail clients, including apartment complexes, property owners, property managers, big box retailers, and private security companies.