Construction Law

We regularly represent developers, architects, lenders, engineers, owners, general contractors, and subcontractors. We have extensive experience prosecuting and defending all types of disputes in State Court, Federal Court, and all types of Alternative Dispute Resolution venues. We regularly provide the following services to our clients:

General Construction Services. We work with our clients to timely and properly prepare, serve, perfect, and manage; (1) Notice of Commencement, (2) Notice of Furnishings, (3) Construction liens, (4) Bond notices, and (5) Bond claims.

Consulting Services. We serve our clients in all legal aspects of their businesses, including, but not limited to: corporate documentation, contract drafting, insurance claims, tax ramifications, and zoning issues.

Litigation Avoidance Techniques. We work with our clients to take proactive measures to avoid litigation, including:

  • Contract and Subcontract Negotiation, Drafting and Review
  • Employment Relations
  • Master Vendor Agreements
  • Negotiating resolution of payment and performance disputes
  • Reviewing bid and proposal documents
  • Risk Assessment

Construction Litigation. We routinely represent our clients in construction litigation disputes including:

  • Bankruptcy issues
  • Bid protests and other public procurement issues
  • Breach of Contract claims
  • Changed/Concealed Conditions
  • Change Orders
  • Construction defects
  • Construction Lien Foreclosures
  • Delay and extra work claims
  • Government contracts
  • Insurance Claims
  • Michigan Builders Trust Fund Act
  • Property Damage
  • Real estate and development contracts
  • Quasi-contract
  • Scope of work disputes
  • Suretyship and bond claims
  • Termination

License Complaints We understand the serious and delicate nature of a license complaint. We have successfully defended and settled numerous license complaints on behalf of our clients.