Construction Law Services

Arnstein & Lehr’s Construction Practice Group employs innovative and creative methods to represent private, public, local and international clients in a variety of construction-related transactions and litigation matters. Our attorneys have experience in representing clients in contract negotiation, counseling litigation and dispute resolution relating to numerous projects including office, commercial and residential buildings; nuclear and coal fired power plants; manufacturing facilities, laboratories, water distribution systems, waste water treatment facilities, schools, libraries, stadiums, exposition centers, hotels, governmental facilities, roads, bridges, transit stations, refineries and single family residences.

Our Construction Practice Group includes attorneys with construction industry experience who understand the design and construction process. They have previous career experience in professional engineering which included design, evaluation and construction-related engineering services on significant projects. Arnstein & Lehr construction attorneys also have an understanding of issues unique to the design and construction industry, attained through their longstanding experience in the representation of construction industry clients.

Our lawyers have lectured to a number of professional organizations and engineering societies on construction and design issues as well, while authoring numerous articles on these issues.

Our Clients

Our attorneys represent owners, developers, architects, engineers, design builders, general contractors, construction managers, material suppliers, control manufacturers, and subcontractors regarding numerous issues related to construction design and insurance coverage law in the following areas:

  • Architect and Engineering Malpractice
  • AIA Agreements
  • Bankruptcy Issues
  • Claims on Bonds
  • Construction Claims
  • Construction Defects (including Florida 558 Claims)
  • Construction Disputes
  • Construction Means and Methods
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Labor Relations
  • Mechanics’ Liens (Perfection and Enforcement)
  • Negotiation and Contract Drafting
  • OSHA Investigations
  • Pension Disputes/Audits
  • Prevailing Wage Act
  • Project Labor Agreements
  • Property Damage
  • Publicly Bid Projects
  • Risk Management