Man in suit and tie looking at cameraMELBOURNE, FLA. March 29, 2024 – BRPH, a nationally ranked architecture, engineering and construction firm with 10 offices nationwide, recently named David Carp its general legal counsel. Carp will replace Mason Williams who is retiring in April after five years with the firm.

Carp comes to BRPH with more than two decades of legal and risk management experience, including 13 years as general counsel for large corporations in the New York City area. Career highlights include four years as general counsel for the U.S. parent company of the Würth Group, the world’s largest industrial distributor with operations in 80 countries and 80,000+ employees. He also spent four years as general counsel for Compass, one of the nation’s largest real estate services and technology companies with offices throughout the United States. Over the course of his career, he’s led negotiations with leading architecture, design and construction firms, presented at national conferences on legal and risk management topics, and was selected as a finalist for the General Counsel of the Year Award in the category of private companies with $1.0 billion+ in revenue by a leading Northeast region business journal.

“We are pleased to welcome David Carp to BRPH and feel fortunate to have found a general counsel with his caliber of experience and his energetic, collaborative approach,” said Brian Curtin, CEO of BRPH Companies, Inc. “His industry expertise in multiple areas of business law, risk management, the AEC industry and real estate is certain to be an asset to us and to our clients.”

“I am thrilled to join a team of mission-driven professionals who deeply prioritize collaboration both internally and externally,” Carp said. “BRPH’s technical expertise in architecture, engineering and construction across many of today’s most important disciplines, including projects that help drive space exploration, is truly inspiring.”

Carp earned an MBA from New York University, Stern School of Business, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University. He is currently undergoing the certification process for his CRM (certified risk manager) designation. A past board member for the AHRC Foundation, he spent nine years serving this New York based organization that serves children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


ABOUT BRPH – BRPH is a technically focused, creative AEC firm dedicated to solving clients’ most challenging problems through architecture, engineering, design, interior design, construction and mission solutions. The firm partners with mission-driven clients in the aerospace, defense, manufacturing, commercial, education, entertainment and hospitality markets to identify gaps in their program delivery, then plans, designs, manages and constructs facilities and solutions that get the job done – beautifully and intelligently. Founded in 1964 to support America’s space program, BRPH is consistently ranked among the nation’s top firms and has completed a wide range of projects across the United States and throughout the world. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, BRPH operates regional offices in Orlando, Boca Raton and Jacksonville, Florida; Atlanta; Charleston, South Carolina; Huntsville, Alabama; Seattle; Phoenix and Palmdale, California. For more information, visit