Cody Thomas, Esq. is a Manager and Counsel with the AIA Contract Documents program. Cody works with the Documents Committee to review and revise the substance of the AIA Contract Documents and associated material. Cody received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University, where he studied Construction Science, and his law degree from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. Prior to joining AIA Contract Documents, he practiced construction litigation for three years in the Houston, Texas area. During his time in private practice, Cody represented design professionals, owners, general contractors, and subcontractors throughout all phases of the construction project, to include contract negotiations, claims, and multiple dispute resolution forums, including State Courts, administrative agencies, mediation, and arbitration. He is admitted to practice law in Texas.