We have represented every possible player in the construction industry, including sureties, contractors, owners, and design professionals.

The scope of our construction practice includes the following:

  • Contract drafting and negotiation;
  • Bid protests and other bidding concerns;
  • Contract changes;
  • Differing site conditions;
  • Delay analysis;
  • Design defects;
  • Mechanic’s liens;
  • Demands for Direct Payment (in Massachusetts);
  • Payment bond claims;
  • Performance bond claims, including contract tenders and takeovers;
  • Surety indemnity actions;
  • Insurance coverage issues under commercial general liability and builder’s risk policies;
  • Warranty issues;
  • Labor and employment issues impacting construction; and
  • Litigation, arbitration (including the American Arbitration Association) and/or mediation concerning all of the above.

We strive to position our clients in a way that avoids unnecessary conflict and risk at the outset of any project.  However, conflict is sometimes unavoidable, and when it arises, we have the experience and commitment to protect and advance the interests of our clients through trial, arbitration, or advantageous settlement.