Construction Law

The construction industry functions in an environment of complex and ever-changing regulatory, contractual, and business operations issues. That’s why the O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. construction law team partners with clients up front to anticipate problems, reduce risk, and set the foundation for successful projects and strategic growth. Our proactive process often saves clients time and money.

Clients rely on O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing’s depth of knowledge and extensive experience to help set up, negotiate, and develop relationships with key segments of the construction industry. We partner with the client to ask the right questions, remove barriers, foresee issues, and facilitate timely and efficient project completion. Our construction law team works with key members of our litigation team to provide you with the resources, expertise, and foresight to:

  • Arrange financing for and acquire development sites
  • Assess environmental concerns
  • Prepare and evaluate RFPs, bids, and bid protests
  • Draft and negotiate agreements with contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, suppliers, developers, architects, engineers, lenders, and labor unions
  • Evaluate insurance matters, including Owner Controlled Insurance Programs (OCIPs)
  • Prepare, prosecute, or defend claims for breach of contract, delay, extra work, cost overruns, non-performance, default, interference, acceleration, design and construction defects
  • Investigate and evaluate OSHA issues and site-related accidents
  • Perfect, enforce, and defend against construction liens
  • Litigate, arbitrate, and resolve a range of disputes involving structural steel, wall systems, curtain wall systems, foundations, roofs, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and water treatment systems, sealants, glass, underground pipeline, concrete, remedial action work, demolition, abatement of asbestos and lead paint, and many other industry-related systems and technologies
  • Assess and litigate complex insurance coverage issues

Every type of construction has specialized issues and requirements. Our team’s experience reflects an impressive range of construction projects which allows us to serve a diverse client base.

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