Construction Law

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Construction Law Practice Group

Our firm's Construction Law practice group brings experience to a full range of areas that affect businesses and individuals in the construction and design fields. We represent clients including those engaged in all aspects of construction, design, public contracting, and suretyship industries such as:

  • General Contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Material Suppliers
  • Sureties
  • Owners
  • Developers
  • Construction Managers
  • Lenders
  • Equipment Leasing Companies
  • Architectural Firms
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Structural Engineers
  • Design-build Companies
  • Specialty Subcontractors with Design Responsibility

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Our construction law practice also includes serving as a neutral in the mediation and arbitration of disputes in the construction arena and related commercial settings.

We assist clients with projects and disputes from start to finish, including:

  • Initial Planning and Bidding Stage
  • Financing Issues and Transactions
  • Design, Planning, Scheduling
  • Contract Preparation
  • Licensing and Permits
  • Change Orders
  • Performance Issues
  • Bid Bonds
  • Performance Bonds
  • Payment Bonds
  • Bonds to Discharge Liens
  • Indemnity Obligations of Principals to Sureties
  • Payment and Collection Matters
  • Lien and Bond Claims
  • General Liability Insurance Coverage Issues and Claims
  • Policy Interpretation Disputes
  • Declaratory Judgment Actions
  • Contribution and Subrogation Issues
  • Delay, Disruption, and Scope-Change Claims
  • Defaults and Terminations
  • Completion Agreements
  • Negotiations, Mediations, Arbitrations, Litigation

Our attorneys have dealt with an array of private and public construction projects including:

  • High-Rise and Low-Rise Office Buildings
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping Centers
  • Drug Stores
  • Condominium Projects
  • Apartment Complexes
  • High-end Residences
  • Military Facilities
  • Power Plants
  • Schools
  • Automobile Dealerships
  • Banks and Bank Branches
  • Utilities
  • Parking Decks
  • Cellular Towers
  • Airport Terminals
  • Parks and Recreational Facilities
  • Roads and Highways
  • Maximum and Medium Security Prisons
  • Arenas and Stadiums
  • Convention Centers
  • Water Treatment Facilities
  • Light Rail Stations and Lines
  • Universities

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Schulten Ward Turner & Weiss, LLP

260 Peachtree Street, NW
Suite 2700
Atlanta, GA 30303

Tel: (404) 688-6800
Fax: (404) 688-6840