The pitfalls of a construction project can exist before the project begins and remain well after substantial completion. Our lawyers have the depth of experience in this diverse practice area necessary to assist in the management of these risks from contract negotiation through potential construction defect litigation. We represent owners, architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers from small residential construction to commercial projects, as well as heavy construction such as pump stations, road and bridges and industrial projects. Our services include counsel in:

  • Bid preparation and analysis
  • Public bid protests
  • Contract drafting
  • Risk management programs, accident prevention and investigation
  • Liens and payment disputes
  • Breach of contract and indemnity claims
  • Surety litigation
  • Warranty claims, roofing and equipment defects
  • Architects and engineers professional liability defense
  • Construction defect litigation, including building envelope issues and mold
  • Delay claims and liquidated damages disputes

Our lawyers have experience trying construction defect matters before courts and with the American Arbitration Association complex construction arbitration panels. We are frequently involved in litigation with the Corps of Engineers and admitted to practice before the United States Court of Federal claims in Washington D.C. as well as before the Armed Services Board of Contractor Appeals.