Construction Law & Litigation

Attorneys in our Construction Law & Litigation Practice Group assist clients in all aspects of construction and government contracting, such as design, development, financing, performance and management of construction and government procurement contracts. We regularly represent public and private owners and developers, contractors and subcontractors, managers, suppliers, architects/engineers/designers, unions and their surety interests. Our depth and breadth of experience in this area enables us to handle the complex and inter-related issues that may emerge during the life cycle of any construction project, including:

  • Bids and performance bonds
  • Bid protests and award disputes
  • Claims preparation and management
  • Construction risk management
  • Contract breaches and terminations
  • Contract disputes, including complex contract claims and surety litigation
  • Contractor and subcontractor licensing
  • Delay and failure to perform claims
  • Insurance claims
  • Labor and employment matters
  • LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certifications/green building
  • Mechanic's liens
  • Public and private contracts
  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) compliance and workplace safety issues
  • Owner/developer project management counseling
  • Procurement issues
  • Property damage claims
  • Public/private partnership (P3) projects

Our attorneys work frequently with their colleagues across our full service Commercial Real Estate & Redevelopment Practice as well as our Employment Law & Litigation, Labor Law, Insurance Law, Mediation and Arbitration and Complex Commercial Litigation Practice Groups. In addition, our Crisis Management, Corporate Political Activity and Governmental Service Providers teams help clients stem, triage and proactively get ahead of public relations issues as they arise in order to successfully get projects moving in the right direction again. This is an area of our offering that significantly distinguishes and differentiates Genova Burns from its peers.

Our Construction Law & Litigation Practice services include:

  • Architects, engineers and design professionals
  • Claims prevention
  • Contract formation and performance issues
  • Construction claims
  • Default/termination claims and insurance
  • Environmental damage and liability
  • Government contracts and bid protests
  • Green building and LEED construction/certification
  • Insurance liability prevention
  • Labor and Employment matters
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) compliance
  • Property damage claims, settlements and litigation
  • Public-private partnership (P3) projects

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Matthew I. W. Baker
Associate
973.646.3286

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Jennifer Borek
Partner
973.535.7107

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Brigette N. Eagan
Counsel
973.535.7114

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Angelo J. Genova
Chairman & Managing Partner
973.535.7100

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Avi D. Kelin
Associate
973.646.3267

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Keith A. Krauss
Counsel
973.535.4441

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Jennifer Mazawey
Partner
973.535.7126

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James J. McGovern III
Partner
973.535.7122

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Charles J. Messina
Partner
973.646.3278

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Rajiv D. Parikh
Partner
973.535.4446

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John C. Petrella
Partner
973.535.7108

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