Do you need advice on the legal process for your construction project?

There are many legal matters that come up in association with construction, ranging from contracts for construction services to recovery of debts owed to contractors. Legal issues related to construction activities can arise under federal, state, or local laws. Federal statutes, such as workplace safety regulations and employment laws, can impose requirements on worksites and hiring practices.

At McDonnell Coates LLP, our attorneys understand your industry. We represent every trade in the industry, from earthwork contractors, concrete contractors, HVAC contractors, steel fabricators, masonry suppliers and installers, electricians, structural repair contractors, plumbers, truss manufacturers, roofers, painters, commercial glass fabricators and installers, fire suppression contractors, and more. We counsel and represent property owners, architects, engineers, developers, sureties, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers with every type of legal issue encountered on commercial, industrial, residential and public construction projects or through running a construction-related business.

Our construction attorneys have been tried and tested, and are experienced in all aspects of construction law, to include enforcing payment through the mechanics lien and bond claim process; foreclosure actions; defending and/or prosecuting design claims, defect claims, and delay damage claims; and with drafting, reviewing, and modifying all types of residential and commercial contracts. We understand your industry. We listen to your needs. We will add value to your company.

Our construction law services include

  • Resolving disputes over project delays, safety issues, schedule changes, etc.

  • Contractor Termination

  • Prosecution or defense of claims for remedy of structural problems, substandard materials, or code violations.

  • Response to safety violations to minimize the expense and disruption.

  • Actions to enforce the rights of unpaid contractors and suppliers.

  • Comprehensive analysis in the creation and review of construction management and  contracts.

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We endeavor to provide you superior client service and build a long-term relationship with you. We have a full team ready to meet your needs!