Construction & Surety
Effective solutions that empower our clients to achieve their building goals.
The Construction group offers a comprehensive range of legal service to property owners, developers, general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors of all trades, architects, engineers and other design professionals, material suppliers and surety companies. These services are provided by attorneys with extensive transactional and litigation experience whose shared philosophy is “Strength in Partnership.” We work closely with our clients to navigate disputes in a proactive and cost-effective manner. With our expertise and depth of practice areas, we are able to handle any construction-related matter from inception to conclusion. We are comfortable and well-versed in alternative dispute resolution techniques to resolve disputes outside of court but are also skillful and proficient in handling matters for clients through trial/appeal.
Understanding the costs of litigation and business constraints, we work with you to assess the controversy and provide you with a plan of action to navigate the negotiation and/or dispute. As your partner, it is most beneficial to use our firm as a resource to mitigate litigation costs and to understand potential liability/exposure prior to its occurrence. Our philosophies lend to proactive problem-solving in place of reactionary or defensive solutions. Our experience and sophistication in construction contracts, finance, governmental regulation, litigation, arbitration and mediation enable us to meet the client’s business, financial and litigation objectives.
The Construction group includes the representation of sureties and the multitude of issues they face including competing priority claims, breach of contract minimizing surety economic exposure, effectuating cost-effective strategies, Article 3A Lien Law Trust claims, and cardinal changes.