The firm's broad reach and experience in the construction industry is recognized internationally. With a firm practice devoted exclusively to the construction industry and supported by additional firm teams, our attorneys represent clients from project inception through project completion and beyond, including:

  • Project planning
  • Permitting
  • Financing
  • Environmental compliance
  • Contract preparation and review
  • Project management counseling
  • Early dispute resolution
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Trial

Our representation spans all segments of the construction industry from owners, public and private, to general contractors, real estate developers, design and engineering firms, contractors and sureties. We have counseled multi-national and Fortune 500 corporations and trade associations representing billion dollar industries, as well as smaller local and regional clients. Our attorneys routinely appear in courts throughout the United States.

Through our exclusive focus on construction-related issues, the team has a vast amount of experience in virtually every type of construction project, including:

  • Airports
  • Bridges
  • Chemical production facilities
  • Heavy infrastructure
  • High-rise construction
  • Highways
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels and resorts
  • Industrial facilities
  • Mixed-use development
  • Office buildings
  • Oil and gas refineries
  • Pipelines
  • Power plants (coal-fired and nuclear)
  • Prisons
  • Remediation projects
  • Renewable energy
  • Schools
  • Sports arenas
  • Subway/railway
  • Tunnels
  • Water/wastewater treatment plants

Our attorneys have an enviable record of success in preventing construction and engineering disputes through good planning and forward thinking, and in resolving those disputes that cannot be avoided. A testament to our reputation and experience is the fact that members of the Construction and Infrastructure team have assisted clients with construction matters in North America, including all 50 states, South America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Chambers USA gave our Construction & Infrastructure team its highest rating, declaring that we execute “high-profile work representing high-profile clients.” The team was named “Law Firm of the Year” in Construction Law by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “2011 – 2012 Best Law Firms.” Only one law firm in each of the nationally ranked legal practice areas receives this prestigious award.

We offer many services to construction industry clients, including: Construction & Infrastructure, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insurance Coverage, Environmental Litigation, Labor Relations & Unions, Complex Commercial Litigation, Real Estate and Native American Affairs.

Construction & Infrastructure

Experience Highlights

Alternative dispute resolution for a Las Vegas-based developer
Represented a Las Vegas-based developer/owner in a complex $85 million arbitration with its general contractor. The dispute arose out of the more
Betz v. Weekley Homes
Successfully settled copyright litigation involving architectural works on behalf of David Weekley Homes. Frank Betz Assocs., Inc. v. more
Construction of new hospital wing for Department of Veterans Affairs
Represented the general contractor on a new $70 million hospital wing for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Following a more
Patent and trademark portfolio management for Oldcastle Inc.
Represented Oldcastle Inc. in comprehensive patent and trademark portfolio management, including counsel and administration relative to more

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