Our team of experienced construction law attorneys is uniquely familiar with issues of importance to material suppliers and subcontractors in the construction industry. For decades, our construction team has assisted clients with thousands of distressed projects and several economic downturns. We are ready to help you tackle your complex issues.
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Analysis of risks and potential adverse events in the planning and execution of a construction project is crucial. Our attorneys can help you identify those areas to minimize risk in a project.
Mechanic’s Lien and Payment Bond Claim Enforcement
If you are seeking compensation for unpaid labor and materials, our attorneys will help you protect and enforce your rights with our extensive resources and knowledge of mechanic’s lien and bond claim enforcement.
Contract Review and Negotiation
We work with you to help ensure you understand the rights and obligations contained in you contracts. We also assist you with necessary negotiation and revision of contract terms to best protect you from risks and ensure prompt payment.
Contract Claim Enforecement
If there has been a breach of contract, our attorneys assist in getting your terms fulfilled as part of the agreement.
Defense of Construction Defect Claims
If you are subject to a claim from your customer for a construction defect, we are here to defend the claim and ensure your receive maximum recovery under the contract for the labor and materials you provided for the project.
Defense of Contract Claims
Contract claims can be complicated. Our attorneys will help you every step of the way during the process to make sure you receive the full benefits of your contract.
Kings Bay Naval Base, Kings Bay Georgia
Assisted large specialty contractor document its contract and change order claims, defend delay and liquidated damage claims, and file and enforce Federal Miller Act Claim for labor and material provided for use on the improvement to a nuclear submarine storage facility against general contractor and its surety for in excess of $6M. The work done with the client in pre-suit claim preparation/documentation throughout the project led to full recovery during a mediation as part of a Federal Miller Act suit, and zero offsetting claims for delay/liquidation damages.
Willis Tower, Chicago IL
Assisted large temperature controls contractor enforce a $1.5M contractual claim against the project owner, resulting in full payment. Early involvement with client to guide them on contract term enforcement and mechanic’s lien remedies, along with communication strategy with client’s large customer, avoided the need for filing of mechanic’s lien and a lawsuit, preserving the ongoing relationship between WFJ client and its customer.
Oil and Gas Refinery, New Mexico
Assisted large HVAC supplier defend a liquidated damage claim in excess of $500,000, and fully recover an unpaid contract claim of greater than $400,000. Worked with client to fully enforce contractual terms and defenses, negotiate with mechanical contractor customer and project owner to eliminate the liquidate damages claim, and enforce mechanic’s lien claim on a large refinery, with a complicated title in a remote part of New Mexico.