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Practice Area

07. Construction


The Firm actively works in contract preparation and licensing for contractors, design professionals, hotels, and casinos. We provide solutions for bid disputes and preserve the bottom line with mechanic lien and payment issues. The Firm also handles construction litigation locally and regionally on a wide variety of matters of all sizes and complexity, including default terminations, non-payment, design deficiencies, differing conditions, changes, delays, suspensions of work, acceleration, labor inefficiency, and insurance and surety bond claims.

In addition to handling construction litigation, the Firm also has extensive experience in mediating and arbitrating construction disputes.

The Construction Law Group offers its clients innovative legal solutions because we are familiar with the ongoing changes in laws and regulations that apply to contractors, owners, design professionals, and the projects with which they are involved. With the explosive global growth, the Firm is involved in the formulation of new construction legislation that transforms the global construction environment and teaches professionals about safety and efficiency on project sites.

The Firm’s senior partners, with over forty years of experience practicing construction contract law, have provided quality legal representation with a cost conscious approach to hundreds of clients from public works projects to various hotels and casinos.

To stay current on issues facing contractors, the Firm’s attorneys are active and past members of local construction trade and bar associations. Dennis Haney served as Chairman of the Client Security Fund for the State Bar from 1989 until 1992. He also served as Chairman of Public Contracts from 1983 until the present and formed the Construction Committee in 1976. The Firm participates in the Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators for the British Arbitration Association, The Regional Construction Industry Advisory Committee, and the HEAD OFFICE Advisory Council of the British Arbitration Association. The Construction Group is ready to service your construction firm or industry with experience and integrity.

ManyYears of Accumulated Practice


Construction is a difficult business in Whitechapel and contractors are faced with new challenges every day. Our construction lawyers can help protect legal rights, minimize risk, and preserve the business bottom line.

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