Much like implementing the intricate and complex specifications of a blueprint, a construction law attorney can work with your company to prevent unforeseen disagreements and effectuate mutually-beneficial settlements to prevent future conflict with various business partners. With the number of sub-contractors, vendors and service providers involved in residential or commercial construction project, the likelihood of litigation increases. Having a knowledgeable and competent construction law attorney on your team can be an invaluable tool in protecting your company from unnecessary exposure to liability.
When searching for legal counsel to help guide your construction firm through the dispute avoidance and resolution process, keep in mind that construction law is a niche area that requires experience and superior knowledge of the complexities of the bidding and contracting process. Our attorneys are experienced in this industry and are well-equipped to handle issues arising in any of the following areas, including:
- Reviewing and drafting clear and concise contracts between buyers and sellers, creditors and debtors, contractors and sub-contractors or any other party seeking to enter into a binding relationship (including AIA form agreements);
- Litigating and resolving disputes with sub-contractors who have installed faulty or defective parts and products;Handling claims involving new home construction defects and breach of sellers’ warranties;
- Working with insurance companies to resolve claims and coverage issues;
- Assisting with compliance and licensing requirements imposed by your state, county and municipality.
In addition to the above functions, we also work to preserve those intangible assets for which you have worked diligently to protect, including your reputation, integrity and good name. In the event a dispute arises between your company and another, our attorneys will handle the matter with as little publicity as possible, thereby allowing you to continue with your daily business and avoid harmful strikes against your company’s brand.
As any entrepreneur is aware, there is a certain level of inherent risk when starting and managing a business. The construction industry is certainly no exception and with the number of players involved in real estate development venture, your company may stand at a greater risk of encountering conflict. Our knowledgeable attorneys can carry you through a dispute from the initial negotiation to a settlement or trial – and will keep a keen eye on ways to minimize liability in the process. We will also review existing documents and procedures utilized by your company to help determine if you are fully protected from potential claims or unenforceable contract language.
With the strict, often unwavering, deadlines imposed by investors and buyers, your construction firm simply does not have time to deal with contract disputes and conflict over building permits. Working with our aggressive and knowledgeable legal team, your company can overcome the collateral damage often accompanying real estate litigation.