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Taking construction projects to new heights.

We understand that construction projects require detailed plans upfront and careful oversight throughout the process to ensure positive outcomes. Husch Blackwell provides comprehensive legal services that are essential to protect the interests of owners, developers, designers, contractors, lenders, insurers and other stakeholders.

Clients turn to us for strategic guidance in their transactional and litigation matters. We advise on contract drafting and negotiation, claims management, insurance issues and labor relations. When issues cannot be resolved, our attorneys are skilled in alternative dispute resolution and litigation.

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Our guidance to clients in the construction and design sector includes:

  • Alternative project delivery methods
  • Construction defects
  • Cost overruns
  • Defective designs
  • False Claims Act
  • Federal and state government contracts
  • Inspection and observation
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Mechanic’s liens
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  • Payment disputes
  • Post-construction claims
  • Pre-award advice and counsel
  • Project closeout
  • Property damage
  • Public-private partnerships (P3s)
  • Small business, MBE and DBE issues
  • Teaming agreements
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Testimonials General Counsel, International Engineering Firm

“Husch Blackwell has expertise and depth in general areas of law important to our company, and [we] are impressed with their personal attention to our needs.”

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Testimonials Tim Fowler, Director, Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District

“It’s been a true blessing to have the capabilities of Husch Blackwell in times when we’ve really needed it… I can’t tell you how much I’ve appreciated that because I have seen the fruits of the labor. One of the best things I think we’ve ever done on this board was bring in the Husch team.”

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Client Results

Midwest university builds major new facilities with help of P3.

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