Construction Law & Government Contracts

Construction Law & Government Contracts

Construction Law and Construction Disputes

We provide a wide variety of services in the construction industry for contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, insurance carriers, owners, and developers. Quite recently, we’ve come into an association with a Johnson County family lawyer, and now, our services do not entail just assisting in construction laws, but also span marriage and divorce.

  • Reviewing, negotiating, and drafting of contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders, change orders, confidentiality agreements, and indemnification agreements
  • Advising clients during the construction project on contractual and legal issues
  • Preparing and filing Claims of Liens
  • Preparing and submitting Bond Claims
  • Representing clients in dispute resolution, including settlement discussions, mediations, arbitrations and litigation in state and federal courts

  • Preparing and defending against claims involving:

  • Change Requests and Change Orders
  • Differing Site Conditions
  • Extra Work
  • Suspension of Work
  • Delays
  • Loss of Productivity
  • Acceleration
  • Termination
  • Liquidated Damages
  • Contract Balance
  • Retainage
  • Defective Construction
  • Backcharges
  • Warranty Work

Government Contracts

We represent businesses that bid and work on federal, state and local projects. Our services include:

  • Preparing Bid Protests
  • Representing clients in challenges of small business size status
  • Advising clients regarding meeting federal regulations for small businesses, Women Owned Small Businesses, 8(a) Contractors, and the SBA Mentor/Protegé program
  • Preparing teaming agreements, joint venture agreements, escrow agreements, subcontracts, and purchase orders

  • Advising clients during the construction project on minimizing and resolving disputes and protecting contract rights on government projects
  • Appealing of Contracting Officers’ decisions before administrative agencies and in court
  • Representing clients in mediations, arbitrations, and court actions where government dispute procedures do not apply
  • Preparing claims for equitable adjustment and additional compensation

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