Helping Professionals Resolve Construction Disputes Effectively
The legal challenges confronting the construction industry are unique and complex. At Edlin Gallagher Huie + Blum, we understand the hurdles that can arise during the design and construction phases of major projects. Our lawyers are highly trained litigators and negotiators, using their know-how to chart a course toward a successful resolution of these disputes.
From our offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, we have successfully represented owners, general contractors, subcontractors, developers, and design professionals in complex, multiparty construction defect claims. When you retain our firm, you benefit from our team’s expansive skill set. Our lawyers have experience with virtually every type of building system and component, including roofing, geotechnics, building materials (such as stucco), EIFS, curtain wall, windows, HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems. Whether you need assistance with a matter related to a commercial, residential, or institutional project, we are equipped to help.
Handling a Wide Range of Construction Disputes
The firm handles construction claims arising from a wide variety of public and private work projects. We prosecute and defend claims associated with:
- Project delay and impact
- Change order disputes
- Warranty disputes
- Issues related to design professionals’ performance
- Mechanic’s liens
- Stop payment notices
- Performance and payment bond matters
Leveraging Our Litigation Experience
Well-versed in California’s legal procedures and statutes that govern construction claims, we are uniquely positioned to protect your interests throughout litigation. We have represented countless clients in court and at the negotiating table, and we leave nothing to chance when defending our clients. We extensively research case law and the facts of the case to determine the best course of action to resolve the dispute. When necessary, we will retain subject matter experts to strengthen your claims. This team-based approach is one reason our firm has compiled an impressive record of success.
Our wide knowledge base is another reason for our proven track record. We leverage our substantial experience with environmental law cases to help you address permitting and licensing issues that can cause delays or completely derail a project. We can help you take steps to decrease the likelihood of contract breaches or disputes. Our lawyers frequently counsel clients on risk management issues, including drafting protective provisions in contracts. Wherever you are in the construction process, we are qualified and ready to help.