Construction Industry Practice focusing on Litigation and Arbitration of complex commercial construction projects and claims, including delay and disruption claims, mechanics liens, payment bond claims, subcontractor default, terminations, change order claims, and construction defects. Practice includes Commercial Transactions, Incorporations, Trade License Defense, OSHA Defense Representation, Contract Drafting and Negotiation. Representation of all Parties in the Construction Industry includes Project Owners, Developers, Sureties, General Contractors, Subcontractors, Specialty Trade Contractors, Suppliers, Architects, Engineers, and Construction Industry Associations. Licensed Attorney in North Carolina, Tennessee, and the District of Columbia for more than twenty four years. Available for representation or association nationally or internationally. Certified Arbitrator for Wake County District Court, Certified Federal Court Mediator USDC EDNC, and appointed as an Arbitrator and Mediator to the American Arbitration Association's Construction Industry Roster of Neutrals. Representation on Construction Projects includes military bases, sports centers, universities, public and private schools, multi-family apartments condominiums and mixed use, headquarters, marinas, hospitals, hotels, arenas, convention centers, medical, surgical, parking decks, commercial office buildings, waste water treatment plants, utilities, religious buildings, retail, industrial, power generation, wind mills, parks and recreation, golf courses, wood chipping, process piping, manufacturing, solar facilities, data facilities, distribution, warehouse, dams, river locks, renovations, airports, subdivisions, infrastrucutre, and high end residential project representation throughout North Carolina.
Our Office is in central North Carolina, in Raleigh, Wake County, inside I-540, in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Metro area, less than fifteen minutes from RDU International Airport, Research Triangle Park (RTP), the Wake County Courthouse, and the United States Courthouse for the Eastern District.
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