Over 30 years’ concentration in construction law, surety law, construction contracts, claims, litigation, arbitration, and other forms of dispute resolution. Has drafted and negotiated all forms of construction contracts and related industry agreements used by architects, contractors, owners, and construction managers for major projects. Construction industry clients include owners, developers, and large commercial general contractors engaged in both public and private work, specialty subcontractors, suppliers, and sureties.
While the practice is focused in Texas and the South-Central United States, a substantial volume of work has concerned the development of contract documents, the resolution of project disputes during construction and post-completion litigation and arbitration involving projects located in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kentucky, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Virginia, West Virginia and British Columbia. Since 1985, the practice has been strictly focused on construction issues.
Prior to 1985, was employed as in-house corporate counsel representing Fortune 500 international corporation engaged in retail, dairy, chemical and food distribution businesses. Construction matters ranged from retail store projects to manufacturing facilities, food processing plants, distribution centers and office buildings. Also, addressed all real estate and construction law issues pertinent to operations of a privately held company engaged in large-scale residential subdivision and resort development/management in Texas, and Missouri.