Fowler White represents major construction interests in cost-effective investigation, prosecution, defense and disposition of commercial and residential building construction-related risks and civil claims. Several of our construction attorneys are Board Certified by the Florida Bar and are AV Preeminent Peer-Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. We are routinely involved in construction litigation and risk management counseling, including the representation of design professionals in professional liability claims, developers, contractors, and subcontractors in construction defect, contract, inland marine (builder’s risk coverage and litigation) and lien enforcement claims, payment and performance bond sureties in public and private bond and subrogation claims and commercial general liability and professional liability insurers in coverage counseling and litigation. Our lawyers actively represent contractors, subcontractors, developers, condominium owners and associations, property owners, engineers, suppliers and architects in all aspects of complex construction litigation. Additionally, our construction law attorneys are frequently requested to prepare coverage opinions on construction and indemnity claims, and litigate those issues in declaratory judgment actions.
Building a successful project requires cooperation and teamwork among architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors and many others. We understand the industry from finance, development and design through implementation, construction and close-out. Our attorneys carefully analyze contracts to identify critical legal, business, and financial concerns in order to develop contractual arrangements that avoid future problems and liability issues. We also regularly review, prepare and negotiate construction contracts for businesses and professionals working across the construction industry, including design professionals and contractors.
Whether we are representing a client facing a multimillion dollar construction defect claim or working to resolve a complex breach of contract case, our attorneys provide our clients with the highest quality legal services in a personalized and professional manner, striving to secure the best results in a timely and cost-effective manner.