Construction Law

Our construction attorneys have experience representing owners, developers, contractors, engineers, architects, design professionals, vendors, and subcontractors in a wide variety of cases involving construction law.

William D. Montgomery, Jr.

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Our construction attorneys have experience representing clients in construction law matters involving:

  • Architectural Design

  • Breach of Construction Contract

  • Building Code Violations

  • Construction Defects

  • Construction Liability

  • Contracting

  • Defective Building Materials

  • Delayed Completion

  • Drainage Issues

  • Electrical Systems

  • Failure to Build According to Accepted Trade Standards

  • Failure to Meet Professional Standards in Design

  • Jobsite Safety

  • Material Deterioration

  • Materialmen’s Liens

  • Mechanics’ Liens

  • Molds

  • Negligent Design

  • Personal Injury

  • Public Works

  • Structural Integrity (unstable foundation, concrete, masonry, carpentry)

  • Wrongful Death

Experienced Construction Law Firm

Construction law covers all legal issues regarding the construction process from acquiring land and financing a project to post-construction dispute resolution. This includes a wide scope of matters, such as building contracts, construction and builders’ liens, bonds and sureties, tendering, and construction claims, which pertain to all parties in the construction industry, including architects, subcontractors, general contractors, material suppliers, builders, designers, developers, owners, planners, engineers, and financial institutions.

Construction law includes improvements of all sizes and complexity from basic, residential work, to enormous, complex projects of hydroelectric impoundment and power generation, city planning, and mass transportation. While construction law cuts across a broad spectrum of laws, it is still closely related to many of the traditionally recognized principals and doctrines of the law, including real property, contracts, torts, business organizations, labor, tax, and (possibly) conflicts of laws.


Contract terms and definitions in construction documents are very important because they eliminate ambiguity and misunderstanding. They also govern the specific understanding and agreement of the parties to the contract and provide the framework for interpretation and resolution of construction contract claims.

Construction law also includes claims of construction defects, which typically consist of a flaw in the design, construction, or materials used in private or public buildings. Some construction defects could lead to personal injury or death. If you are a contractor, construction company, owner, developer, or insurer who is dealing with a construction defect claim, our construction lawyers can help.

Our construction defense attorneys are distinguished by a history of successfully resolving construction claims through settlement and trial in state and federal courts. For experienced representation in a construction dispute, contact us today.


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