Construction

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Naturally, in light of the firm’s surety practice, a significant portion of the services provided by the firm consists of representing contractors, subcontractors, owners, and design professionals in civil litigation, bankruptcy actions and arbitrations. The firm’s attorneys routinely represent parties involved in the construction process in matters arising throughout the entire United States.

Thompson & Slagle, LLC offers a wide range of services to its construction clients. The firm has extensive experience in connection with negotiation of performance disputes on construction projects, including analysis of delay and acceleration claims. The firm has regularly appeared before Federal Boards of Contract Appeals, the United States Claims Court and the American Arbitration Association concerning construction-related disputes.

The firm has attorneys with prior professional engineering experience, essential to a quick and comprehensive assessment of any construction related claim. Of course, when appropriate or necessary, Thompson & Slagle, LLC engages construction consultants, claims analysts, and accountants on behalf of construction clients. The firm also handles lawsuits against owners, including governmental agencies, in connection with wrongfully withheld contract balances, defective plans and specifications, defective work and other issues. A substantial amount of activity is also devoted to representation of construction clients in complex litigation involving architects, engineers, insurance companies, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and owners.

For a list of reported cases that illustrate the firm’s experience and expertise in construction litigation, as well as representative clients, please see the “Surety Law” section above.