Construction Law

Description

Ogletree Deakins' Construction Industry Group provides the highest quality counseling and legal service to participants in the construction industry. We serve regional, national, and international contractors, subcontractors, and owners, with dedication to developing a thorough understanding of the construction process and the businesses involved in it. Our attorneys have practical experience in building construction, which benefits our clients at every stage of the construction process, from inception through project close-out.

The Construction Industry Group regularly assists clients in all aspects of the business of construction. We counsel our clients in labor and employment matters, draft and negotiate contracts for various project delivery systems, develop subcontract programs and assist in project administration. We resolve construction claims disputes, but strive to prevent conflicts by emphasizing risk management, planning, early intervention, claims prevention and avoidance techniques.

When disputes arise, we are there to help resolve contentious issues before they result in protracted litigation. When claims cannot be avoided, our attorneys use their extensive skills in mediation, arbitration and litigation to develop, present and defend construction claims. Such claims include contract disputes, changed work, delays, unforeseen conditions, workmanship and construction defects, among others. By taking a strategic and pragmatic approach, we assist our clients in achieving efficient, positive results.

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION

Arbitration/Mediation/ADR

Bid Protests & Bid Mistakes

Construction Claim & Contract Dispute Resolution

Construction Finance/Lender Liability

Contract Preparation & Negotiation

Licensing

Mechanics' Lien

Payment & Performance Bonds

Project Administration

Project Closeout

Public & Government Contracting

Residential & Multifamily

Termination & Default

Attorneys

Name Offices Contact Practice Groups
Eric A. Berg
Of Counsel
Chicago p: 312-558-1424
f: 312-807-3619
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Robert P. Casey
Shareholder
Chicago p: 312-558-1250
f: 312-807-3619
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W. Kyle Dillard
Shareholder
Greenville p: 864-271-1300
f: 864-235-8806
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Matthew K. Johnson
Shareholder
Greenville p: 864-271-1300
f: 864-235-8806
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John T. Merrell
Associate
Greenville p: 864-271-1300
f: 864-235-8806
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Jonathan M. Mraunac
Of Counsel
Chicago p: 312-558-3022
f: 312-807-3619
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Randolph E. Ruff
Shareholder
Chicago p: 312-558-1228
f: 312-807-3619
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Michael M. Shetterly
Shareholder
Greenville p: 864-271-1300
f: 864-235-8806
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Mark M. Stubley
Shareholder
Greenville p: 864-271-1300
f: 864-235-8806
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Vince M. Verde
Shareholder
Orange County p: 714-800-7905
f: 714-754-1298
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Stephen C. Yohay
Shareholder
Las Vegas p: 702-791-7600
f: 702-369-6888
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