Construction Law

Whether you are an owner, contractor, subcontractor or design professional, being unaware of your rights and legal obligations in the construction industry might just mean you'll receive needless financial penalties under current laws. Construction projects today are governed not only by the terms of the parties' agreement, but also state and federal statutes. How do you find time to keep up with the latest laws and regulations, and still make sure your projects remain on-time and on-budget?

At McNees Wallace & Nurick, our attorneys know how to help you avoid hidden pitfalls in the construction arena because we deal with the laws governing the construction industry every day. Because we creatively resolve problems as they arise, we can help you avoid litigation and other costs associated with requirements and liabilities. Through our efficient, economical dispute resolution, we work with you to find the optimum strategy to resolve your biggest construction roadblocks, from mediation and arbitration to litigation and representation. Our legal experts are thoroughly versed in all areas of construction law, including:

  • Contracts and contract negotiations
  • Mechanics' liens
  • Insurance coverage
  • Professional service liability
  • Public bidding requirements
  • Wage and payment laws
  • Licensure laws
  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Representation before courts and boards, on all levels

If you're a part of a major capital expansion project, we unite McNees Wallace & Nurick attorneys in labor, real estate, environmental, finance, tax and bankruptcy law —as necessary — to make our services even more convenient for you.

McNees Wallace & Nurick's construction law team represents owners, construction managers, contractors and subcontractors in arbitrations, local, state and federal courts, before state licensure boards and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Board of Claims. To handle construction disputes with the Federal Government, we are admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Federal District. We regularly advocate the interests of contractors in bid protests and other actions involving agencies of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the federal government. Our convenient Harrisburg location, so close to Commonwealth agencies and tribunals, means that we can act quickly on your behalf.

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