Design and construction-related transactions present unique and significant risks. Bryan Cave’s Construction Practice Team is chosen by companies world-wide to manage such risks and facilitate the completion of successful projects.
Our Construction Practice Team advises clients from project conception though completion and beyond. We offer strategic insights about transaction structures and selection of appropriate project delivery methods. Our team members possess valuable experience in preparing and negotiating all varieties of design and construction-related contracts. After contract execution, we assist and counsel clients in connection with contract compliance and matters including change orders, delays, payment procedures, errors, omissions, defects, liens, warranty claims and a host of other issues.
Clients of Bryan Cave’s Construction Practice Team benefit from:
- Transactional strength. Many members of our Construction Practice Team concentrate on construction-related transactions. This transactional focus distinguishes us from our competition, makes us uniquely proficient at handling construction-related transactions and allows us to provide practical, value-added advice.
- Fast, efficient and tailored results. We understand the time and budget sensitivities inherent in construction transactions. Our team members draw upon our collective experience, our firm’s database of industry documents and our understanding of the unique aspects of each transaction to produce timely, cost-effective results that are tailored to meet our clients’ individual needs.
- Dispute avoidance and resolution. A primary goal of our Construction Practice Team is to help clients avoid surprises and disputes concerning their construction projects. When problems arise, we strive to solve them with minimal project impact and without instituting formal litigation or arbitration proceedings. In appropriate circumstances, however, our experienced construction litigators are available to represent our clients before governing courts and tribunals.
- Integrated approach. When the need for specialized advice arises, our team members can quickly consult any of the more than 1,000 Bryan Cave lawyers and professionals practicing internationally in more than two dozen specialties. To provide effective and coordinated representation, our Construction Practice Team regularly collaborates with Bryan Cave attorneys in the following practice groups: