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AAP, Compliance & OFCCP Audits

Affirmative Action Plans for nationally recognized companies
Designed and prepared hundreds of Affirmative Action Plans and provided on-going advice and training in effective compliance programs for nationally more

Acquisition Due Diligence

Acquisition program of Oldcastle Inc.
Represented Oldcastle Inc., an international architectural and construction products company, in its acquisition program. more

Advertising

NAD proceeding for a leading manufacturer of erosion control products
Represented a leading manufacturer of erosion control products in proceedings before the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council for more

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Contract dispute for mechanical subcontractor specializing in industrial piping fabrication and erection
Represent a mechanical subcontractor specializing in industrial piping fabrication and erection against a multinational General Works more
Private contract dispute arising out of a government contract for a marine repair and conversion company
Represent a marine repair and conversion contractor in disputes arising from a contract for the conversion of a fleet of U.S. Coast Guard cutters. more
Breach of contract between companies
Represented construction company in an arbitration brought by plaintiff against defendant for the recovery of claims in excess of  more
Construction litigation for city sewerage district
Represented the construction company engaged in a multibillion dollar Deep Tunnel and Pollution Abatement Program to repair and more
ICC arbitration for international infrastructure developer
Represented an international infrastructure developer in an ICC arbitration related to a power plant in sub-Saharan Africa. more
Construction litigation for a general contractor
Represented the general contractor in disputes surrounding the construction of a 70,000 square foot casino. During construction, our more
Construction litigation for transportation company
Represent the public owner on the largest construction project undertaken in the United States. We have been working with the owner’s team, including  more Case Study
KLRCA arbitration under UNCITRAL rules arising from subcontractor claims and disputes
Represented an EPC contractor in a KLRCA arbitration under UNCITRAL rules regarding subcontractor claims and disputes arising from the construction more
Design, construction, and commissioning of an off-shore oil production facility in Malaysia for worldwide oil and gas organization
Represent a worldwide oil and gas organization with respect to disputes against various EPC contractors retained to perform the design, more
MACTEC, Inc. v. Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC
Represented MACTEC, Inc., an environmental remediation design/build contractor, in a dispute against Bechtel Jacobs Company (BJC) concerning a more Featured
Litigation for airport authority
Represented the airport authority in its alternative dispute resolution process and then litigation with the general contractor for the more
Arbitration for a general contractor
Represented a general contractor in arbitration with a hospital medical center, which terminated the contractor for default on a major hospital more Featured
Dispute mitigation counsel to a major oil and gas company
Represent a major oil and gas exploration and production services company in an early dispute mitigation regarding an more
Construction litigation and alternative dispute resolution for a government contractor
Represented two contractors on three separate contracts in connection with the accelerated construction of a submarine base for the U.S. Federal more
Arbitration for a Swedish construction company
Represented a Swedish construction company in an arbitral dispute.  The matter is pending. more
Mediation for major national general contractor
Represented a national general contractor in mediation against a regional hospital regarding expansion, improvements and staff more
Litigation for construction contractor on bridge rehabilitation project *
Represented a heavy construction contractor in an arbitration with a subcontractor on a New York State Department of Transportation bridge more
Charleston International Ports, LLC v. SC State Ports Authority (SCSPA)
Serves as outside counsel to the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA), the fourth busiest container port in North America. In that more
Arbitration for a global supplier of electro-mechanical equipment, systems, and services
The firm served as lead counsel to a global supplier of electro-mechanical equipment, systems, and services in an arbitration where the owner alleged  more Featured
Construction mediation for national general contractor
Represented a national general contractor in mediation with a local hospital over infectious control issues arising from construction. more
Raytheon Co. v. Nat'l Union Fire Ins. Co.
The firm served as lead counsel to Raytheon Co. pursing a coverage claim for losses caused by the collapse of a construction crane during a more
Successful litigation defense and mediated settlement for two industrial manufacturers
Represented two industrial manufacturers in a lawsuit brought by an industrial company arising out of a Wet Air Oxidation System that our client more
Construction counsel for $500 million waste water and tunnel project in Northeast
Represented the public owner and were part of its project team from day one. In particular, the firm developed contract documents for the more
M. A. Mortenson Co. v. Highlands Hospital *
Served as counsel representing M.A. Mortenson Construction, a commercial and heavy construction contractor, against claims of water intrusion. In a more
Arbitration between a general contractor and a subcontractor
Served as co-counsel for a general contractor in arbitration against concrete subcontractor for construction defects in an apartment complex. more
Construction dispute representation for a U.S.- based construction company
Represented a Florida construction company in claims against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding The Seven Oaks Dam in Southern California. more Featured
Counsel to AT&T/BellSouth Regarding South Carolina Corporate Headquarters Development *
Represented AT&T/BellSouth in connection with the construction of its corporate headquarters towers in South Carolina. Provided project counsel more
Alternative dispute resolution for P.J. Dick Incorporated
Represented P.J. Dick Incorporated in preparing and negotiating its claims against the owner for inefficiencies and delays caused by restrictions more
Construction dispute for major national general contractor *
Represented a national general contractor in multimillion dollar dispute against a local hospital. The case involved significant delays and more
Alternative dispute resolution for a Las Vegas-based developer
Represented a Las Vegas-based developer in a complex $85 million arbitration with its general contractor. The dispute arose out of the construction more Featured
Disputes Review Board
Service as a member of the Disputes Review Board for the 86th Street Station portion of the Second Avenue subway. more
Insurance coverage dispute in the UK regarding property damage caused by negligent construction of a multi-million distribution center in Manchester, England
We assumed the representation of Office Depot after the London High Court allowed Office Depot's insurance carriers to pursue litigation seeking a more
Twelve related DIAC arbitrations
Lead counsel to claimant in twelve related DIAC real estate and construction arbitrations with approximately 500 million dirhams in dispute. more
DIAC arbitration for a multinational infrastructure engineering firm
Lead counsel to an international infrastructure engineering firm in arbitration over 70 million dirhams in claims related to engineering performed for  more
Pre-Arbitral advice to prime contractor on Abu Dhabi project
Lead counsel to the prime contractor on a major mixed use development in Abu Dhabi comprising six tower blocks. Advising our client on claim more
ADCCAC arbitration for international developer *
Lead counsel for a Kuwaiti employer in an arbitration against an international contractor in relation to a major stalled project in Abu Dhabi with a more
Resolution of large construction claims *
Advising several clients in resolving multi-million dollar claims stemming from the suspension or termination of numerous developments in Dubai and more
DIAC arbitration for large publicly-traded contractor
Lead counsel to client in successfully resolving 10s of millions of claims arising from the construction of a district cooling facility in Dubai. more
Advice to investors
Advised numerous investors and purchasers in relation to stalled or delayed projects in the UAE. Negotiated settlements, drafted settlement more
DIAC arbitration and DWT proceedings for international architecture firm
Lead counsel to an international architecture firm in an arbitration concerning design work done for Dubai’s Waterfront project. Successfully ratified more
DIAC property arbitration *
Lead counsel for claimant in respect of a successful property development claim in the value of AED 72m. The matter involved local litigation (both more
LCIA arbitration for an international design consultancy
Lead counsel in successfully prosecuting and settling 10s of millions of dirhams in claims against a Dubai quasi- government developer. more
Arbitration with EPC contractor on grass roots coal-fired power plant
Recovered $9.8 million on claims of $10.3 million, plus attorneys’ fees, interest, costs and expenses after 36-hearing day arbitration. Also defeated  more
Counsel regarding construction and design of a university
Represented international construction manager regarding alleged construction and design defects on the multimillion dollar expansion of a more
Construction defect litigation for health care provider *
Served as counsel for nonprofit health provider in large construction defect case where unleveled floors were not discovered until after beneficial more
Arbitration for project owner before the Beirut Chamber of Commerce and Industry *
Represented project owner in an arbitration in relation to completion issues before the Beirut Chamber of Commerce and Industry. more
Construction arbitration for an international architecture firm
Representing an international architecture firm in a DIAC arbitration related to a substantial fee dispute with a local developer in Dubai. more
Arbitration award for contractor *
Represented a contractor in arbitral proceedings against the California Department of Transportation in connection with a differing site condition more
E.W. Thorpe Inc. v. Baca *
Served as counsel for Baca in a construction litigation arbitration involving delay/disruption claims, imposition of liquidated damages and more
Construction litigation for a Swedish construction company
Represent a Swedish construction company in an arbitration before the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce regarding the more
Arbitration for a large Swedish construction company
Arbitrated an ad hoc arbitration between one of Sweden's largest construction companies and a subcontractor regarding several different more
Construction litigation for contractor on Greenfield Hospital
Represented general contractor in contentious disputes with mechanical subcontractor and owner on $200 million hospital. Successfully mediated with more
Arbitration award for general contractor *
Represented a general contractor in a dispute with its steel supplier concerning steel bracing the supplier designed for a Bay Bridge retrofit. Our more
Arbitration for a New York City developer *
Represented a New York City developer in connection with disputes arising on a residential condominium project, including arbitration against the more
Construction arbitration for international architecture firm
Representing an international architecture firm in a DIAC arbitration concerning the design of a waterfront mixed-use development. more
Arbitration award for general contractor *
Represented a contractor in arbitral proceedings against California’s Department of Transportation for extra costs of  complying with the more

Anti-counterfeiting & Gray Market

Brand development and brand protection
Performs not only trademark clearance and application work, but also domestic and international policing, anticounterfeiting, franchising, licensing,  more

Antitrust & Trade Regulation

D&O coverage for the costs of responding to a grand jury investigative subpoena
After our client entered into an “amnesty” agreement with the Justice Department that obligated our client and its directors and officers to more
Ernest W. Hahn Inc. v. Codding Enterprises *
Represented Ernest W. Hahn Inc. (Hahn), a nationally recognized developer of regional shopping centers, in an antitrust case against a competitor for  more
Counsel to trade association
The firm served as general counsel and antitrust counsel to trade association. more
Complex business litigation for two housing construction companies
Represented retailer and manufacturer of manufactured homes in case where the plaintiff alleged fraud, unfair and deceptive trade practices, more

Appellate & Supreme Court

Construction dispute representation for a U.S.- based construction company
Represented a Florida construction company in claims against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding The Seven Oaks Dam in Southern California. more Featured
Complex insurance coverage litigation for California utilities contractor
Obtained a favorable settlement for a Bay Area utilities contractor in a contentious complex insurance coverage litigation involving multiple primary  more
Patent infringement for leading manufacturer of equipment for asphalt *
The firm served as lead counsel for leading manufacturer of equipment for asphalt, the patent owner, in a bench trial and subsequent appeal to the more
Products completed operations hazard coverage for water intrusion damage caused by negligent installation of windows
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation seeking insurance coverage for losses incurred in repairing water intrusion damage to windows more

Appellate Litigation

Patent infringement for leading manufacturer of equipment for asphalt *
The firm served as lead counsel for leading manufacturer of equipment for asphalt, the patent owner, in a bench trial and subsequent appeal to the more

Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring

363 bankruptcy bidder for roofing company
Representation of Oldcastle Materials as bidder in 363 sale in bankruptcy case of JEH Roofing pending in Northern District of Texas.

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363 bankruptcy acquisition of precast concrete company
Representation of Oldcastle Materials in acquiring assets of Modern Precast, a producer of precast concrete products, in a 363 sale in a bankruptcy more
363 bankruptcy acquisition of precast concrete company
Representation of Oldcastle in acquiring assets of Duratek Precast, a producer of precast concrete products, in a 363 sale in a bankruptcy case more
363 bankruptcy acquisition of concrete company
Representation of Oldcastle in acquiring assets of Schwab Industries, an importer and producer of cement and concrete products, in a 363 sale in a more
In re Monarch Mfg. Inc.
Represented manufacturing company in case pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. The firm evaluated and  more
Whether the former parent of a sold subsidiary must assume the post-divestiture obligations of the subsidiary to pay a $5 million per claim self-insured retention after the subsidiary declared bankruptcy
We represent the former parent of a bankrupt, former subsidiary, in connection with disputes with the former subsidiary's general liability insurance  more

Catastrophic Injury

Catastrophic injury services for industrial accident
Represented a truck driver injured when an asphalt silo malfunctioned, spilling molten asphalt into the truck cab and trapping the driver. more
Counsel to welding contractor in defense of wrongful death action
Represented welding contractor in defense of wrongful death action. The case included allegations of OSHA violations and questions of law more
Counsel to contractor in defense of wrongful death action
Represented general contractor in defending a wrongful death action involving a parked forklift that killed a 5-year-old child.  Case pending.  

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Class Actions

Representation of manufacturer in coverage litigation involving nationwide products liability class action *
Lead counsel for Omega Flex in insurance recovery action seeking coverage for costs incurred in connection with nationwide class action involving more
Defense of an asbestos mining company regarding property damage claims *
Represented an asbestos mining, manufacturing and construction company as national counsel for asbestos property damage claims, including: national more
Representation of Cooper Industries *
Served as appellate counsel for Cooper Industries in asbestos bodily injury suit and obtained favorable settlement in connection with that appeal.

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Complex Business Litigation

Conducted internal investigation for international construction company  *
Performed an internal investigation for an international construction company into Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues as well as conducted training  more
Suffolk Construction Company v. Interface Flooring Systems, et al.
Successfully represented Interface, Inc., a leading manufacturer of carpet tiles, in a series of product liability cases filed in Massachusetts, more
Charles Hope v. AMN Acquisition Corp. and Ameron International Corporation
The firm served as lead counsel for Ameron International Corp., a leading manufacturer of large diameter piping for the petrochemical industry. The more
Assistance with Department of Justice and Attorney General Civil Investigative Demands for corporate clients
Assisted corporate clients with responses to Civil Investigative Demands issued by U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and state Attorneys General. more
Complex business litigation for two housing construction companies
Represented retailer and manufacturer of manufactured homes in case where the plaintiff alleged fraud, unfair and deceptive trade practices, more
Assistance with subpoenas for construction companies in a Department of Justice investigation
Represented general construction companies in responding to federal grand jury subpoenas. more

Construction & Infrastructure

Advisor to multinational trading company
Advising the client in regard to all aspects of contracts and law in the UAE. Activities have included corporate set-up in Abu Dhabi, construction more
Construction dispute for a specialty contractor
Represented a pipeline contractor in a Texas state court in the defense of $40 million in claims asserted by a pipeline owner and the assertion of a more
DIAC and ICC arbitrations involving Decennial Liability claims for an international engineering contractor
Lead counsel to client in two arbitrations concerning 200 million dirhams in decennial liability claims arising from the construction of a signature more
Conducted internal investigation for international construction company  *
Performed an internal investigation for an international construction company into Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues as well as conducted training  more
Tenant representation of global research organization in lease and construction of laboratory premises
Represented PRA International, a leading global clinical research organization, in lease negotiations and construction contracting for laboratory more
Project Counsel to EPC Consortium Regarding Cooper River Bridges Replacement Project in Charleston, South Carolina
Project Counsel to EPC Consortium that planned, designed, built and delivered the U.S. $650 million Cooper River Bridges Replacement Project in more
Counsel to the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority Regarding US $1 Billion Massachusetts Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts
Represented the public owner in connection with the development, construction, delivery and claims resolution of its US $1 Billion Convention & more
Project Counsel to the School District of Greenville County, South Carolina in Connection With U.S. $1 Billion Fast-Track Renovation and New School Development Program
Project counsel to the Greenville County, South Carolina School District in connection with its innovative U.S. $1 billion plan to design and more
Counsel to the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority Regarding U.S. $4 Billion Boston Harbor/Deer Island Wastewater and Water Purification Project in Boston, Massachusetts
Represented the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) on the U.S. $4 billion Boston Harbor Project, which involved over 100 separate design more
Representation of manufacturer in coverage litigation involving nationwide products liability class action *
Lead counsel for Omega Flex in insurance recovery action seeking coverage for costs incurred in connection with nationwide class action involving more
Contract dispute for mechanical subcontractor specializing in industrial piping fabrication and erection
Represent a mechanical subcontractor specializing in industrial piping fabrication and erection against a multinational General Works more
Private contract dispute arising out of a government contract for a marine repair and conversion company
Represent a marine repair and conversion contractor in disputes arising from a contract for the conversion of a fleet of U.S. Coast Guard cutters. more
Breach of contract between companies
Represented construction company in an arbitration brought by plaintiff against defendant for the recovery of claims in excess of  more
Counsel to the City of Atlanta related to the design construction of an elevated light rail system for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Represented the City of Atlanta on matters related to the design, building and operation of an approximately $200 million dollar elevated light more
Construction litigation for city sewerage district
Represented the construction company engaged in a multibillion dollar Deep Tunnel and Pollution Abatement Program to repair and more
Mediation of construction claim for large ozone water treatment plant
Represented a large municipality in a substantial construction claim and assisted with contract closeout on its water treatment plant that included more
ICC arbitration for international infrastructure developer
Represented an international infrastructure developer in an ICC arbitration related to a power plant in sub-Saharan Africa. more
The Lions Group Inc. v. The City of Atlanta
The firm served as lead counsel to the City of Atlanta in litigation of an $8 million claim arising from allegations of differing  more
Complex business litigation for leader in home improvement industry
Represented the leading company for a number of leading suppliers to large home improvement stores.  The company sued its former business partners more
Large community-owned utility matter
Represented one of the largest community-owned utility in the United States, in a matter involving defectively constructed runways that ultimately more
Real estate advice for Centrum Kompaniet i Stockholm AB
Represented Centrum Kompaniet i Stockholm AB in drafting and negotiating a SEK 1,7 billion construction contract regarding a major shopping mall. more
Various construction counseling for a Massachusetts public authority
Represented a Massachusetts public authority on a large harbor project. We provided assistance on the tunnel project, a $728 more
Construction contracts for major national general contractor
Represented numerous general contractors on construction of several facilities at a university, including: (a) Field Renovation and Expansion: We more
Counsel for a city on waste water treatment plants
Represented a city to defend against $34 million dollars in contractor claims on several waste water treatment plants. The case against the city  more
Construction litigation for general contractor arising out of hotel projects
Represented general contractor in connection with the prosecution of over $30 million in claims arising out of hotel projects for a national hotel more
Performing arts center project
Represents the construction manager in the resolution of multimillion dollars in claims related to alleged defective design on this $300 million, more
Litigation for manufacturing company
Represented a Fortune 100 company and the largest copper producer in North America on over $20 million in claims against its general more
Negotiation of an EPC agreement for 800MW coal-fired power plant 
Represented an international energy company in negotiating the EPC contract for an 800MW coal-fired power generation facility in the southeastern more
Construction litigation for a general contractor
Represented the general contractor in disputes surrounding the construction of a 70,000 square foot casino. During construction, our more
Construction litigation for transportation company
Represent the public owner on the largest construction project undertaken in the United States. We have been working with the owner’s team, including  more Case Study
Construction arbitration for Florida construction company
Represented a Florida construction company, specializing in contracting and construction management services, in disputes arising from the more Featured
Construction litigation for architectural and engineering firm
Represented an architectural and engineering firm against the owner on claims arising from the construction of a $100 million plus kosher food more
Successful representation of Georgia county in a $120 million dollar construction project
Represented Georgia county public water authority in all phases of a $120 million dollar project to construct a 9 mile tunnel under one of Georgia’s more
Counsel for infrastructure company
Represented infrastructure company in connection with several toll road projects. more Featured
KLRCA arbitration under UNCITRAL rules arising from subcontractor claims and disputes
Represented an EPC contractor in a KLRCA arbitration under UNCITRAL rules regarding subcontractor claims and disputes arising from the construction more
Litigation for Eltel Networks infranet AB
Represented Eltel Networks Infranet AB, a leading European Infranet service company specializing in electricity and telecommunications networks, in a  more
Construction litigation for a general contractor on resort development
Represented the general contractor in numerous construction issues related to development of a hotel and resort in Destin, more
Construction litigation for a real estate and construction-related services company
Represented a real estate and construction-related services company in a case involving a high-rise hospital in Los Angeles impacted by the more
Design, construction, and commissioning of an off-shore oil production facility in Malaysia for worldwide oil and gas organization
Represent a worldwide oil and gas organization with respect to disputes against various EPC contractors retained to perform the design, more
Terminal Design Team vs. City of Atlanta
Serves as lead counsel to the City of Atlanta in litigation with its former designer over claims concerning the new international terminal to be more
Litigation against Georgia DOT involving alleged defective highway work
Represented one of the largest road builders in the southeastern United States in litigation against the Georgia Department of Transportation

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Counsel to West Virginia not-for-profit in contractual dispute
Represented a West Virginia not-for-profit owner in the defense of claims from a general contractor and the prosecution of claims on behalf of the more
Various engineering projects for a global infrastructure, finance and media company
Advised the infrastructure division of a global infrastructure, finance and media company's project management teams on various projects involving more
Construction disputes for a construction management and general contracting company
Represented the construction manager at risk of a construction management and general contracting company on disputes with the owner arising out of more
Power plant for large community-owned utility
Prosecuted a claim against the construction manager on a $1 billion coal-fired power plant built for one of the a largest community-owned utilities more
Construction dispute for owners of a national hockey club
Represented owners of a national hockey club in disputes with the contractor on construction of new stadium. Issues involved the quality of the work,  more
Project counseling services for an international EPC contractor and manufacturer of power generation equipment
Provides project counseling services to an international EPC contractor and original equipment manufacturer on projects involving the construction of  more Featured
Project counseling services for an international EPC contractor and manufacturer of power generation equipment
Provides project counseling services to an international EPC contractor and original equipment manufacturer on projects involving the construction of  more Featured
MACTEC, Inc. v. Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC
Represented MACTEC, Inc., an environmental remediation design/build contractor, in a dispute against Bechtel Jacobs Company (BJC) concerning a more Featured
Litigation for airport authority
Represented the airport authority in its alternative dispute resolution process and then litigation with the general contractor for the more
Construction legal services for the American University in Cairo
Represented the American University in Cairo, Egypt with regard to its construction of a new $400 million, 2 million square foot campus near more
Resolution of defective design and construction claims for a municipality on an airport project
Negotiated the resolution of claims and disputes for a municipality arising from defective design and construction of a more
Airport security access system replacement project for City of Atlanta
Represented City of Atlanta in all aspects of a project at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to replace the security access control more
Claims of lien for major construction supplier
Represents major construction supplier in perfecting more than 100 claims of lien across the State of Georgia. In addition, counsel has filed more
Project counsel for a major governmental entity regarding WRCT tunnel
Served as project counsel for a major governmental entity on a 6.9 mile sewer/CSO tunnel in Northern Kentucky. We assisted with contract documents, more
Ownership and management changes for a North Carolina general contractor
Successfully represented a North Carolina general contractor for three generational changes of ownership and management in a construction company. more
Construction litigation for architectural and engineering firm
Represented an architectural and engineering firm in claims against the owner arising from the construction of a $100 million plus food manufacturing  more
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Expansion for the City of Atlanta
Represented the City of Atlanta by providing its Law Department with on-going legal counsel for its planned $6 billion, 10-12 year facility expansion  more Featured
Construction claims for a general contractor
Represented a general contractor in resolving claims by a mechanical subcontractor in the construction of a medical facility in Las Vegas. The more
Litigation for construction company
Representing public owner on the construction of a $150 million alternative-fuel cogeneration facility. During construction of the project, numerous more
Design/build contract for an industry leader in engineering, environmental and construction services
Drafted and negotiated a $120 million design/build contract on behalf of an industry leader in engineering, environmental and construction services more
Construction advice to university hospital
Advised hospital in connection with disputes between the owner, designer and contractor on hospital expansion project, and assisted in resolving all more
Construction and infrastructure projects for Florida construction company
Handle various matters involving construction of runways and taxiways at Eglin AFB for Florida construction company. more
Arbitration for a general contractor
Represented a general contractor in arbitration with a hospital medical center, which terminated the contractor for default on a major hospital more Featured
Dispute mitigation counsel to a major oil and gas company
Represent a major oil and gas exploration and production services company in an early dispute mitigation regarding an more
Lawrence Joel Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, Winston Salem, NC
Represented P.J. Dick Incorporated on disputes involving delays and extra work with other prime contractors in AAA arbitration proceedings, and with more
Construction litigation and alternative dispute resolution for a government contractor
Represented two contractors on three separate contracts in connection with the accelerated construction of a submarine base for the U.S. Federal more
Federal contracts construction litigation for major national general contractor
Represented a major national general contractor, and construction manager on the project, in a nine-month hearing on entitlement before the Armed more
Construction litigation for contractors
Represent contractors on a number of federal courthouses and office buildings built by the General Services Administration ("GSA"), including more
Negotiated construction contracts for major national general contractor at hospital project
Negotiated many construction contracts between a national general contractor and a local hospital regarding hospital improvements and more
Federal Clean Water Act litigation for Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation
Served as lead counsel for Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation in a case that arose from allegations by Fairfax County, Virginia that waste water more
Construction litigation for a general contractor
Represent a general contractor in complex litigation involving the construction of an approximately $13 million long-term, acute care hospital in more
Transactional counsel for luxury hotel group *
Represented luxury hotel group in connection with management and construction of new hotel and condominium project in Dubai. more
Construction litigation for a Swedish construction company
Represented a Swedish construction company in a dispute.  The matter is still pending. more
Design/build agreements for correctional facilities
Drafted and negotiated design/build agreements on behalf of P.J. Dick Incorporated for the construction of three campus-style correctional facilities  more
Construction litigation for national general contractor
The firm served as lead counsel for a national general contractor in defense of two lawsuits in Federal Court related to high rise condominium more Featured
Insurance litigation for a construction joint venture
Represented a construction joint venture that served as the construction manager for a convention center, in a series of claims arising out of an more
Litigation and settlement for multiple condominium owners on claims for loss-of-use damages against developer
Represented multiple condominium owners seeking loss-of-use damages against the developer. Achieved a successful settlement of all claims.


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Litigation for an international design-builder of light rail transit systems *
Represented an international design-builder of light rail transit systems in connection with an accident. Counseled more
Mediation for major national general contractor
Represented a national general contractor in mediation against a regional hospital regarding expansion, improvements and staff more
Breach of contract and breach of warranty claims against power generation equipment manufacturer
The firm served as lead counsel in defending a global equipment manufacturer against breach of contract and breach of warranty claims brought by one more Featured
Litigation for construction contractor on bridge rehabilitation project *
Represented a heavy construction contractor in an arbitration with a subcontractor on a New York State Department of Transportation bridge more
Construction litigation for large building contractor
Represented large building contractor in a lawsuit alleging that its subcontractors performed defective work in constructing a high-rise condominium more
Real estate advice for a Swedish real estate company
Represented a Swedish real estate company with various general corporate matters, construction related issues, rental issues and a joint venture on more
Bridge project for construction company
Represented the general contractor on a multimillion dollar bridge project with a formwork supplier. Delays in defects in the forms had a significant  more
Charleston International Ports, LLC v. SC State Ports Authority (SCSPA)
Serves as outside counsel to the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA), the fourth busiest container port in North America. In that more
Strategic acquisition by international construction company
Represented Kajima International Inc. concerning the potential risks associated with the acquisition of another major U.S. general contractor on its more Featured
Counsel to municipality in a contract dispute related to airport runway repairs
The firm served as lead counsel to a city in litigation with a contractor performing repairs and additions to the active runways of the local more
Litigation claims filed by trade contractors
Defended more than $45 million asserted by six trade contractors against Hardin/Russell/Mitchell in a year-long arbitration arising out of the $100 more
Arbitration for a global supplier of electro-mechanical equipment, systems, and services
The firm served as lead counsel to a global supplier of electro-mechanical equipment, systems, and services in an arbitration where the owner alleged  more Featured
Litigation for large building contractor *
Represented a large building contractor in disputes arising out of a multimillion dollar deconstruction project in lower Manhattan. more
Construction mediation for national general contractor
Represented a national general contractor in mediation with a local hospital over infectious control issues arising from construction. more
Insurance coverage for mold contamination at a hotel
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation seeking coverage under an all risk property policy for the cost of remediating and repairing mold more
Construction litigation for international EPC contractor and original equipment manufacturer
The firm served as lead counsel to an international EPC contractor/OEM in multiparty disputes arising out of the construction of an $800 million more Featured
Litigation regarding construction on the 5th runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the City of Atlanta
Served as lead counsel to the City of Atlanta in litigation of a $100+ million claim concerning an underrun in the fill material for the 5th runway more
Raytheon Co. v. Nat'l Union Fire Ins. Co.
The firm served as lead counsel to Raytheon Co. pursing a coverage claim for losses caused by the collapse of a construction crane during a more
Successful litigation defense and mediated settlement for two industrial manufacturers
Represented two industrial manufacturers in a lawsuit brought by an industrial company arising out of a Wet Air Oxidation System that our client more
Counsel on construction of the 5th Runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the City of Atlanta
The firm served as lead counsel to the City of Atlanta on the construction of a 5th 9,000 foot runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta more
Construction counsel for $500 million waste water and tunnel project in Northeast
Represented the public owner and were part of its project team from day one. In particular, the firm developed contract documents for the more
Construction litigation for large building contractor
Represented large building contractor in a lawsuit alleging claims for inefficiencies, acceleration and delay due to defective design on a university  more
Davis Electrical Contractors v. Watkins Engineers & Constructors, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company (FFIC)
Represented Davis Electrical Contractors, an electrical subcontractor, against the general contractor, Watkins Engineers & Constructors, on a more
M. A. Mortenson Co. v. Highlands Hospital *
Served as counsel representing M.A. Mortenson Construction, a commercial and heavy construction contractor, against claims of water intrusion. In a more
False Claims Act for Florida construction company
Represented a Florida construction company, specializing in contracting and construction management services, in defeating claims by qui more
Construction dispute for a leading tobacco company
Served as a lead counsel in the successful representation of a leading tobacco company in a multimillion dollar construction dispute with a more
Contract and tort litigation for large energy and utility company *
Represented a large international energy company in bringing contract and tort claims against a gas turbine manufacturer arising from the more
Post-construction warranty claims for Rocksavage Power Co. Ltd. *
Represented Rocksavage Power Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of InterGen, against Bechtel for the construction of a 700 MW combined cycle power plant. We more
Construction of a combined cycle power plant for Coryton Energy Co. Ltd *
Represented Coryton Energy Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of InterGen, in resolving claims and negotiating a project closeout agreement with Bechtel and more
Arbitration between a general contractor and a subcontractor
Served as co-counsel for a general contractor in arbitration against concrete subcontractor for construction defects in an apartment complex. more
Construction dispute representation for a U.S.- based construction company
Represented a Florida construction company in claims against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding The Seven Oaks Dam in Southern California. more Featured
Representation of Symons Corporation *
Obtained favorable settlement from insurers in connection with several lawsuits asserting bodily injuries arising out of a building more
Counsel to AT&T/BellSouth Regarding South Carolina Corporate Headquarters Development *
Represented AT&T/BellSouth in connection with the construction of its corporate headquarters towers in South Carolina. Provided project counsel more
Construction litigation for one of the largest Southeastern general building contractors
Successfully defended one of the oldest and largest general building contractors in the Southeast, in an action brought by a manufacturing company more
Contractual indemnity claim arising out of toxic exposure to mercury
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Raytheon Company in litigation brought by a plant owner to recover indemnity for millions of dollars more
Alternative dispute resolution for P.J. Dick Incorporated
Represented P.J. Dick Incorporated in preparing and negotiating its claims against the owner for inefficiencies and delays caused by restrictions more
Priority of other insurance coverage for death and bodily injury following a refinery explosion
After the trial court ruled on summary judgment that Citgo, as an "additional insured" under our client’s GLC policy, could obtain $5 million in more
Litigation for international building contractor *
Represented international building contractor in litigation arising out of a $30 million renovation project in New York City, including prosecution more
Litigation for international building contractor *
Represented international building contractor and its surety in a multi-party $30 million litigation arising out of a failed condominium project and more
Construction dispute for major national general contractor *
Represented a national general contractor in multimillion dollar dispute against a local hospital. The case involved significant delays and more
Counsel to ENR Top 5 Design Firm
Counsel to ENR top 5 design firm regarding various projects throughout United States. more
Counsel to Multiple Consortia Regarding Public Infrastructure Assets
Counsel to multiple consortia in connection with public private initiatives relating to toll roads and other public infrastructure assets. more
Massachusetts Water Resources Authority Counsel
Counsel to the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority regarding the Metro West Water Supply Tunnel Project in Boston, Massachusetts. more
Counsel to Global Top 10 Engineering Consultancy
Counsel to global Top 10 engineering consultancy regarding multiple projects in United States. more
Tampa Ports Authority Expansion
Counsel to major geo-material manufacturer and supplier to the Tampa Ports Authority in connection with its substantial facilities and infrastructure  more
Counsel to ENR Top 10 Construction Firm Regarding Hotel Projects in Arizona, Connecticut and Georgia
Represented general contractor in connection with the prosecution of over $30 million in claims arising out of hotel projects for a national hotel more
Consultation and analysis for possible construction claims
Provided consultation and analysis for possible claims arising from design and construction defects, as well as negligent maintenance of a high rise more
Construction negligence and trespass action for owner and developer of luxury condominium building
Represented the owner and developer of a luxury condominium building in downtown Winston-Salem in a construction negligence and trespass action in more
Project Counsel to the States of South Carolina and Georgia Regarding Joint Ports Authority Initiative
Project counsel to the joint venture entity created by the State of Georgia and the State of South Carolina to develop a new U.S. $5 billion ocean more
Construction claims against general contractor, architect and condominium developer
Represent a condominium association in the mountains of North Carolina with respect to claims against the general contractor, architect, and more
Counsel to EPC Consortium of Major European Companies in International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”) Arbitration Relating to Substantial Hydro-Electric Facility and Associated Tunnel in Panama
Defense of U.S. $400 million claim relating principally to the collapse of a 4,750 meter shotcrete and rock bolt pressure tunnel that supplied water more
Counsel to the Georgia Ports Authority Regarding Vital Harbor and Federal Navigation Channel Deepening Project
Counsel to major stakeholder in connection with the most significant waterway dredging project and associated port facilities expansion currently more
Sub-contractors claims for airport construction project
Represented multiple grading and hauling sub-contractors in pursuing claims under North Carolina’s Little Miller Act against the payment bond for more
Construction claims for grading sub-contractors
Represented grading sub-contractors in an action alleging negligent construction of roadways in a luxury residential development in the mountains of more
EPC contract negotiations for industrial and energy company
Represented one of the largest industrial and energy companies in the world in extensive contract negotiations of an EPC contract for a clean energy more
Alternative dispute resolution for a Las Vegas-based developer
Represented a Las Vegas-based developer in a complex $85 million arbitration with its general contractor. The dispute arose out of the construction more Featured
Disputes Review Board
Service as a member of the Disputes Review Board for the 86th Street Station portion of the Second Avenue subway. more
Arbitration and Litigation for a New York City developer *
Represented a New York City developer in connection with disputes arising on a residential condominium project, including arbitration against the more
Insurance coverage dispute in the UK regarding property damage caused by negligent construction of a multi-million distribution center in Manchester, England
We assumed the representation of Office Depot after the London High Court allowed Office Depot's insurance carriers to pursue litigation seeking a more
Construction litigation claims for supplier of hydroelectric equipment
Represent one of the world's largest suppliers of hydroelectric equipment and are presently defending and asserting claims involving a hydroelectric more
Internal investigation in response to a subpoena from the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General
Conducted an internal investigation for an international public company in response to a subpoena from the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector more
Waterway dredging project and port facilities expansion representation
Representing major stakeholder in connection with the most significant waterway dredging project and associated port facilities expansion currently more
Construction management for major public university
Represented Winston-Salem State University Foundation in relation to the design, development and construction of a dormitory on the university campus. more
Litigation related to dam construction
Represented a major construction company arising out of allegations of defective construction of a dam for a public reservoir in the Southeast. more
Twelve related DIAC arbitrations
Lead counsel to claimant in twelve related DIAC real estate and construction arbitrations with approximately 500 million dirhams in dispute. more

Construction litigation for a large general contractor in the Southeast

Represented one of the largest general contractors in the Southeast in an action against a governmental entity arising out of construction of a jail more
DIAC arbitration for a multinational infrastructure engineering firm
Lead counsel to an international infrastructure engineering firm in arbitration over 70 million dirhams in claims related to engineering performed for  more
DIAC arbitration for an international engineering firm
Lead counsel to an international engineering firm providing engineering, design, planning, and construction services around the world, in a DIAC more Featured
Decennial liability claims on tall tower project in Dubai
Advised engineering contractor in resolving substantial decennial liability claims brought by an employer in relation to alleged defects in design. more
Pre-Arbitral advice to prime contractor on Abu Dhabi project
Lead counsel to the prime contractor on a major mixed use development in Abu Dhabi comprising six tower blocks. Advising our client on claim more
ADCCAC arbitration for international developer *
Lead counsel for a Kuwaiti employer in an arbitration against an international contractor in relation to a major stalled project in Abu Dhabi with a more
Litigation related to design and installation of mechanical systems and utilities *
Successfully represented a major mechanical and utility contractor arising out of claims of defective design and construction of mechanical and more
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ("KSA") construction documentation
Advised KSA / US joint venture on suite of construction documents including JV agreement, construction documents, and design proposals. more
Drafting bespoke construction contract *
Drafted bespoke construction contracts for the construction of LEED - gold certified building with service centre, warehouse and office facility in more
Drafting/review of specialist consultancy contracts for redesign of landmark golf course *
Advised developer on consultancy agreements for redesign of a marque golf course in Dubai. more
Resolution of large construction claims *
Advising several clients in resolving multi-million dollar claims stemming from the suspension or termination of numerous developments in Dubai and more
DIAC arbitration for large publicly-traded contractor
Lead counsel to client in successfully resolving 10s of millions of claims arising from the construction of a district cooling facility in Dubai. more
Advice to investors
Advised numerous investors and purchasers in relation to stalled or delayed projects in the UAE. Negotiated settlements, drafted settlement more
DIAC arbitration and DWT proceedings for international architecture firm
Lead counsel to an international architecture firm in an arbitration concerning design work done for Dubai’s Waterfront project. Successfully ratified more
KSA joint venture
Counsel for Japanese contractor in relation to JV agreements and construction contract in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. more
Construction dispute for large western-based general contractor *
Represented a major general contractor in connection with claims arising out of the installation of the water and sanitary sewer utilities in a more
Advice on suspension/termination of construction contracts
Advised local contractors on contractual and legal rights to suspend works and secure the site. more
DIAC property arbitration *
Lead counsel for claimant in respect of a successful property development claim in the value of AED 72m. The matter involved local litigation (both more
LCIA arbitration for an international design consultancy
Lead counsel in successfully prosecuting and settling 10s of millions of dirhams in claims against a Dubai quasi- government developer. more
Advisor to local architectural practice
Advising client on all aspects of construction and general contract law in the UAE. Client is a major local Architectural practice. more
Arbitration with EPC contractor on grass roots coal-fired power plant
Recovered $9.8 million on claims of $10.3 million, plus attorneys’ fees, interest, costs and expenses after 36-hearing day arbitration. Also defeated  more
Claims with EPC contractor on California cement plant
Obtained a jury verdict for $7 million, plus attorneys’ fees, and defeated a $10 million counterclaim in its entirety after a seven week federal more
Remediation project – Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Represented remediation contractor terminated by EPC contractor on solid waste storage area cleanup project. After three-week federal court trial, more
Condominium tower and parking garage collapse
Defended contractor against owner’s $40+ million claim for parking garage collapse and owner’s subsequent abandonment of condominium project. more
Counsel regarding construction and design of a university
Represented international construction manager regarding alleged construction and design defects on the multimillion dollar expansion of a more
Construction litigation claims against pipeline contractor
Kilpatrick Townsend successfully completed its representation of a pipeline contractor in Alabama federal court against two affiliated more
Construction litigation claims for large supplier of hydroelectric equipment
Represent one of the world's largest suppliers of hydroelectric equipment and are presently defending and asserting claims involving a hydroelectric more
Representation of International Paper Company & Masonite Corporation in coverage litigation involving nationwide products liability class action and numerous other cases *
Served as trial and appellate counsel for International Paper & Masonite in action against more than 20 insurance companies seeking recovery for more
Heavy Rail Metro Project, Saudi Arabia
Advised a key trade contractor regarding delays, variations, and other claims related to this critically-important fast-track project near Mecca. more
Fiber optic systems contractor litigation *
Lead counsel in pursuing creditor claim for fiber optic systems contractor in excess of $2 million against a telecommunications company in bankruptcy  more
Defective cold storage warehouse construction
Represented an owner of a cold storage warehouse regarding a defective installation of a potassium lactate, wet pipe fire suppression system more
Construction counsel to the Port of Oakland *
Served as construction counsel to the Port of Oakland (the Port) for nearly a decade and has advised and represented the Port on a wide array of more
Federal court litigation over defective large frame gas turbines *
Represented a U.S. public utility in contentious litigation against a defendant OEM regarding defects in gas turbines manufactured and sold by the more
Construction defect litigation for health care provider *
Served as counsel for nonprofit health provider in large construction defect case where unleveled floors were not discovered until after beneficial more
Arbitration for project owner before the Beirut Chamber of Commerce and Industry *
Represented project owner in an arbitration in relation to completion issues before the Beirut Chamber of Commerce and Industry. more
Planning advisor for investment holding company *
Advise an investment holding company in the early planning stages of a new multi purpose arena in Stockholm. more
Real estate advice for a Swedish construction company
Represented a Swedish construction company for the last ten years in relation to various real estate matters. more
Construction advice for one of the world's leading construction groups
Represented one of the world's leading construction groups in drafting a joint venture agreement for the international contractor consortium in the more
Negligent misrepresentation construction delay
Represented a major telecommunications company against a negligent misrepresentation claim in a construction delay dispute. The court granted our more
Regulatory counsel for construction equipment manufacturers
Represented major construction equipment manufacturers during development and implementation of emissions standards in North America and Europe. more
Contract negotiations and patent infringement claims for a joint venture of architectural and engineering firms
Represented a joint venture of architectural and engineering firms responsible for design of a dome, in negotiations with applicable entities that more
Nibbi Bros./DFPF v. LGBT *
Served as lead counsel on behalf of Nibbi Brothers Construction and DFPF in litigation seeking coverage of complex claims of construction defects. more
Advised U.S. engineering and waste management company
Advised a U.S. Engineering and Waste Management company with regard to the set up of a corporate vehicle in Abu Dhabi. more
State-by-state contractor licensing and contract requirements for a home improvement company
Represented a home improvement company on state-by-state contractor licensing and contract requirements. The home improvement company uses service more
Construction litigation for residential construction company
The firm serves as lead counsel for a large residential construction company in several so-called “construction defect” coverage cases arising out of  more
Indemnity and insurance coverage dispute regarding damages caused by failure of power boilers installed at a 185 megawatt cogeneration plant in the Dominican Republic
We represented construction company in negotiating and resolving indemnity claims by the owner of a 185 MW cogeneration plant constructed on barges more
Construction litigation for general contractor on hospital
Represented contractor on claims for unpaid general conditions and general requirements damages against hospital owner in California. more
Counsel to City of Atlanta
Represented the City of Atlanta in a design-build project to replace the parking revenue control system of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International more
Contract dispute for leading Dubai-based project management company *
Advised a leading Dubai-based project management company in relation to a multimillion dollar dispute arising out of the termination of a fit out and  more
Tech Park at North Canyons v. WHTBP Real Estate Limited Partnership *
Negotiated the resolution of claims arising from alleged defects in construction of a multiple building commercial project. Tech Park further claimed  more
Represented design-builder on the construction of a school
Represented a design-builder on the construction of a Native American school facility in Fort Wingate, New Mexico. We assisted the joint venture more
Litigation and mediation representation for Eltel Networks Infranet AB
Represented Eltel Networks Infranet AB, a leading European Infranet service company specializing in electricity and telecommunications networks, in a  more
Construction litigation for marine contractor *
Represented marine contractor in litigation arising from public bridge and highway projects. more
Construction litigation for general contractor *
Served as lead counsel for the general contractor of San Jose’s Community College in a protracted litigation involving 11 parties who participated in  more
Litigation involving architectural services
Represented a client in an action concerning architectural services provided. more
Project Counsel for hospital in the Southwest
Currently serving as project counsel in the pre-construction and construction phases of a $500 million children’s hospital in the Southwest under our  more
Construction contract for major national general contractor
Negotiated a Construction Manager at Risk contract with university officials on behalf of a national general contractor to renovate the university's more
Construction counsel
Served as legal counsel for Northern California general contracting firm regarding its work on San Francisco's historic Grace Cathedral. more
Construction of new hospital wing for Department of Veterans Affairs
Represented the general contractor on a new $70 million hospital wing for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Following a more Featured
Insurance litigation for prominent mechanical construction firm
Lead counsel for prominent mechanical construction firm regarding construction-related liabilities and losses. more
Outside general counsel
The firm serves as outside general legal counsel to several companies in regard to their business operations in the UAE. The firm regularly advises more
Construction arbitration for an international architecture firm
Representing an international architecture firm in a DIAC arbitration related to a substantial fee dispute with a local developer in Dubai. more
Project counsel for City of Richmond, California *
Represented the City of Richmond, California in connection with the $200+ million Caltrans supervised Richmond Parkway project. The project involved more
Advising a Fortune 100 company on contract management and negotiations
Advising a Fortune 100 company on contract management, dispute resolution and contract negotiations for a mass transit system initiative in more
Co-counsel for Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority against property developer claims *
Served as co-counsel in representing the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) in jury trial defending the SCVTA against delay and more
Multiple construction sites for leading Lebanese holding company *
Advised a leading Lebanese holding company with respect to major hotel development projects in Najaf and Karbala, Republic of Iraq. Delivered legal more
Construction claims for a contractor *
Served as legal counsel for a contractor in connection with the Fountain Grove Parkway project for the City of Santa Rosa. The contractor’s claims more
Work as Arbitrator
Sole Arbitrator and Party-Nominated arbitrator in several DIAC arbitrations. more
Insurance litigation for prominent mechanical construction firm *
Lead counsel for prominent mechanical construction firm regarding construction-related liabilities and losses. more
Lauth Group Inc. v. U.S. Real Estate Limited Partnership
Served as lead counsel representing USAA Real Estate Company, the real estate investment affiliate of United Services Automobile Association (USAA), more
Construction dispute for Northern California contractor
Successfully represented Northern California contractor on a $51 million bid protest involving the structural retrofit of a portion of the Dumbarton more
Contract advice for Eltel Networks Infranet AB
Represented Eltel Networks Infranet AB, a leading European Infranet service company specializing in electricity and telecommunications networks, in more
Construction litigation for University of California Parnassus Medical Center *
Served as legal counsel for the University of California Parnassus Medical Center regarding disputes with the designer/builder of the university more Case Study
Arbitration award for contractor *
Represented a contractor in arbitral proceedings against the California Department of Transportation in connection with a differing site condition more
Counsel regarding design and construction for an international construction company
Represent a Georgia-based, international design and construction engineering company in connection with the design and construction more
E.W. Thorpe Inc. v. Baca *
Served as counsel for Baca in a construction litigation arbitration involving delay/disruption claims, imposition of liquidated damages and more
Construction litigation for a Swedish construction company
Represent a Swedish construction company in an arbitration before the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce regarding the more
Arbitration for a large Swedish construction company
Arbitrated an ad hoc arbitration between one of Sweden's largest construction companies and a subcontractor regarding several different more
Contract dispute for major German contractor *
Advisor to a major German contractor in a dispute arising out of a MEP contract for the construction of a stadium in Dubai Sports City, U.A.E. more
Counsel for contractor on construction claims
Served as legal counsel for a general engineering contractor based in Northern and Southern California in connection with their work on the Golden more Featured
Litigation to recover additional compensation for scope changes
Represented the joint venture of architectural and engineering firms responsible for design of an Olympic Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, principally in  more
Negotiation of construction contracts for Hanesbrands Inc.
Represented Hanesbrands Inc. in negotiation of construction contracts in the Dominican Republic and El Salvador. more
PPP highway project in Abu Dhabi
Advising a consortium bidding on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) project for the construction and operation of a highway from Abu Dhabi to Saudi more
Advised architectural/engineering firm
Advised an architectural/engineering firm in relation to employment termination and residency matters. more
Resolution of large construction claims
Advising an international contractor in regard to multimillion dollar claims stemming from the construction of a large waterfront development in more
Mauna Kea Properties, Inc. v. DAP Construction, LLC *
Represented DAP Construction LLC, a general contractor, in the resolution of claims related to an alleged $40 million defective design of luxury more
Construction litigation for a residential and industrial construction and property management company *
Represented a residential and industrial construction and property management company as the contractor in a dispute.  Case pending. more
Insurance coverage claims for a site development company
Represented a site development company on insurance claims arising from lawsuits involving its building products in various jurisdictions, including more
Whether the former parent of a sold subsidiary must assume the post-divestiture obligations of the subsidiary to pay a $5 million per claim self-insured retention after the subsidiary declared bankruptcy
We represent the former parent of a bankrupt, former subsidiary, in connection with disputes with the former subsidiary's general liability insurance  more
Litigation for international industry group
Represented an international industry group in a dispute with a Swiss supplier/contractor regarding the building of a new production facility in more
Counsel to the City of Atlanta for $1.2 billion international terminal at airport
Represented the City of Atlanta on issues related to the design, procurement and construction of a $1.2 billion international terminal more
Hospital construction dispute
Represented a general contractor on the construction of a multimillion dollar VABCA hospital. The disputes involved claims of delay, acceleration, more
Project counsel services on approximately $3.5 billion in combined cycle power generation assets
Served as lead project counsel to an international IPP in regard to the construction of four CCGT projects in Western Europe over a four-year period.  more
Government contract interpretation for construction company *
Represented a small business construction company in responding to a bid protest of the second low bidder on the grounds that the client had outgrown  more
Waste handling advisor for an international contractor
Advising international contractor in developing a waste handling and disposal system for a major city in the Middle East. more
Construction litigation for contractor on Greenfield Hospital
Represented general contractor in contentious disputes with mechanical subcontractor and owner on $200 million hospital. Successfully mediated with more
Arbitration award for general contractor *
Represented a general contractor in a dispute with its steel supplier concerning steel bracing the supplier designed for a Bay Bridge retrofit. Our more
U.S. Glass v. City of San Jose, et. al. (S.J. Amoroso) *
Served as lead counsel representing a large California general contractor in a dispute with a glass curtain wall subcontractor over construction of a  more
Arbitration for a New York City developer *
Represented a New York City developer in connection with disputes arising on a residential condominium project, including arbitration against the more
Counsel regarding construction and design for a regional medical center
Represented a hospital owner regarding mechanical, electrical and piping issues on the construction and design of its $184 million expansion of more
Construction defects litigation for a retirement community facility
Represented a retirement community facility in connection with suit against architect, contractor and roofing component manufacturer for widespread more
Construction arbitration for international architecture firm
Representing an international architecture firm in a DIAC arbitration concerning the design of a waterfront mixed-use development. more
Arbitration award for general contractor *
Represented a contractor in arbitral proceedings against California’s Department of Transportation for extra costs of  complying with the more
Project counsel for the City of Atlanta
Represented City of Atlanta concerning the design and construction of the $250 million facility for Hartsfield-Jackson more
Counsel for California Transportation Ventures highway and bridge project *
Served as lead counsel for the developer California Transportation Ventures, a subsidiary Macquarie Infrastructure, in connection with claims more
Advisor to U.S. geotechnical engineering contractor
Advising the client in regard to all aspects of doing business in the UAE. Activities have included corporate set-up in Abu Dhabi, and advice and more
Scott Valley Bank v. Kalka *
Served as lead counsel for a Northern California bank pursuing recovery of a multi-million dollar loan for construction of a luxury home in the more
Emeryville Lofts v. Nibbi Brothers *
Represented Nibbi Brothers General Contractors in resolving claims in a lawsuit alleging that it mismanaged the renovation of 140 live-work lofts and  more
Public procurement for Westinghouse Rail Systems Ltd.
Represented Westinghouse Rail Systems Ltd., a Swedish rail company and an international contractor, in a dispute regarding the procurement of a rail more
Construction litigation for mechanical/structural engineer *
Served as lead trial counsel defending a mechanical/structural engineer against a claim brought by the architect of a major Bay Area county hospital.  more

Construction Litigation

Construction dispute for a specialty contractor
Represented a pipeline contractor in a Texas state court in the defense of $40 million in claims asserted by a pipeline owner and the assertion of a more
DIAC and ICC arbitrations involving Decennial Liability claims for an international engineering contractor
Lead counsel to client in two arbitrations concerning 200 million dirhams in decennial liability claims arising from the construction of a signature more
Administrative litigation for Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center LLC
Represented Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center, LLC ("Ty Cobb") in an administrative appeal hearing before the Georgia Department of Community Health more
Project Counsel to EPC Consortium Regarding Cooper River Bridges Replacement Project in Charleston, South Carolina
Project Counsel to EPC Consortium that planned, designed, built and delivered the U.S. $650 million Cooper River Bridges Replacement Project in more
Counsel to City of Garland, Texas Regarding Wastewater System Expansion
Represented a major Texas municipality in a multi-party dispute regarding the design, fabrication and installation of a Granular Carbon Wastewater more
Counsel to the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority Regarding US $1 Billion Massachusetts Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts
Represented the public owner in connection with the development, construction, delivery and claims resolution of its US $1 Billion Convention & more
Project Counsel to the School District of Greenville County, South Carolina in Connection With U.S. $1 Billion Fast-Track Renovation and New School Development Program
Project counsel to the Greenville County, South Carolina School District in connection with its innovative U.S. $1 billion plan to design and more
Counsel to the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority Regarding U.S. $4 Billion Boston Harbor/Deer Island Wastewater and Water Purification Project in Boston, Massachusetts
Represented the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) on the U.S. $4 billion Boston Harbor Project, which involved over 100 separate design more
Representation of manufacturer in coverage litigation involving nationwide products liability class action *
Lead counsel for Omega Flex in insurance recovery action seeking coverage for costs incurred in connection with nationwide class action involving more
Contract dispute for mechanical subcontractor specializing in industrial piping fabrication and erection
Represent a mechanical subcontractor specializing in industrial piping fabrication and erection against a multinational General Works more
Private contract dispute arising out of a government contract for a marine repair and conversion company
Represent a marine repair and conversion contractor in disputes arising from a contract for the conversion of a fleet of U.S. Coast Guard cutters. more
Breach of contract between companies
Represented construction company in an arbitration brought by plaintiff against defendant for the recovery of claims in excess of  more
Counsel to the City of Atlanta related to the design construction of an elevated light rail system for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Represented the City of Atlanta on matters related to the design, building and operation of an approximately $200 million dollar elevated light more
Construction litigation for city sewerage district
Represented the construction company engaged in a multibillion dollar Deep Tunnel and Pollution Abatement Program to repair and more
Mediation of construction claim for large ozone water treatment plant
Represented a large municipality in a substantial construction claim and assisted with contract closeout on its water treatment plant that included more
ICC arbitration for international infrastructure developer
Represented an international infrastructure developer in an ICC arbitration related to a power plant in sub-Saharan Africa. more
The Lions Group Inc. v. The City of Atlanta
The firm served as lead counsel to the City of Atlanta in litigation of an $8 million claim arising from allegations of differing  more
Complex business litigation for leader in home improvement industry
Represented the leading company for a number of leading suppliers to large home improvement stores.  The company sued its former business partners more
Large community-owned utility matter
Represented one of the largest community-owned utility in the United States, in a matter involving defectively constructed runways that ultimately more
Various construction counseling for a Massachusetts public authority
Represented a Massachusetts public authority on a large harbor project. We provided assistance on the tunnel project, a $728 more
Construction contracts for major national general contractor
Represented numerous general contractors on construction of several facilities at a university, including: (a) Field Renovation and Expansion: We more
Counsel for a city on waste water treatment plants
Represented a city to defend against $34 million dollars in contractor claims on several waste water treatment plants. The case against the city  more
Construction litigation for general contractor arising out of hotel projects
Represented general contractor in connection with the prosecution of over $30 million in claims arising out of hotel projects for a national hotel more
Performing arts center project
Represents the construction manager in the resolution of multimillion dollars in claims related to alleged defective design on this $300 million, more
Litigation for manufacturing company
Represented a Fortune 100 company and the largest copper producer in North America on over $20 million in claims against its general more
Negotiation of an EPC agreement for 800MW coal-fired power plant 
Represented an international energy company in negotiating the EPC contract for an 800MW coal-fired power generation facility in the southeastern more
Construction litigation for a general contractor
Represented the general contractor in disputes surrounding the construction of a 70,000 square foot casino. During construction, our more
Construction litigation for transportation company
Represent the public owner on the largest construction project undertaken in the United States. We have been working with the owner’s team, including  more Case Study
Construction arbitration for Florida construction company
Represented a Florida construction company, specializing in contracting and construction management services, in disputes arising from the more Featured
Construction litigation for architectural and engineering firm
Represented an architectural and engineering firm against the owner on claims arising from the construction of a $100 million plus kosher food more
Successful representation of Georgia county in a $120 million dollar construction project
Represented Georgia county public water authority in all phases of a $120 million dollar project to construct a 9 mile tunnel under one of Georgia’s more
Counsel for infrastructure company
Represented infrastructure company in connection with several toll road projects. more Featured
KLRCA arbitration under UNCITRAL rules arising from subcontractor claims and disputes
Represented an EPC contractor in a KLRCA arbitration under UNCITRAL rules regarding subcontractor claims and disputes arising from the construction more
Litigation for Eltel Networks infranet AB
Represented Eltel Networks Infranet AB, a leading European Infranet service company specializing in electricity and telecommunications networks, in a  more
Construction litigation for a general contractor on resort development
Represented the general contractor in numerous construction issues related to development of a hotel and resort in Destin, more
Construction litigation for a real estate and construction-related services company
Represented a real estate and construction-related services company in a case involving a high-rise hospital in Los Angeles impacted by the more
Design, construction, and commissioning of an off-shore oil production facility in Malaysia for worldwide oil and gas organization
Represent a worldwide oil and gas organization with respect to disputes against various EPC contractors retained to perform the design, more
Terminal Design Team vs. City of Atlanta
Serves as lead counsel to the City of Atlanta in litigation with its former designer over claims concerning the new international terminal to be more
Litigation against Georgia DOT involving alleged defective highway work
Represented one of the largest road builders in the southeastern United States in litigation against the Georgia Department of Transportation

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Counsel to West Virginia not-for-profit in contractual dispute
Represented a West Virginia not-for-profit owner in the defense of claims from a general contractor and the prosecution of claims on behalf of the more
Various engineering projects for a global infrastructure, finance and media company
Advised the infrastructure division of a global infrastructure, finance and media company's project management teams on various projects involving more
Counsel for International Airport Expansion
We represent the City of Atlanta on its $6 billion, 10-year expansion program for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. As program

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Construction disputes for a construction management and general contracting company
Represented the construction manager at risk of a construction management and general contracting company on disputes with the owner arising out of more
Power plant for large community-owned utility
Prosecuted a claim against the construction manager on a $1 billion coal-fired power plant built for one of the a largest community-owned utilities more
Construction dispute for owners of a national hockey club
Represented owners of a national hockey club in disputes with the contractor on construction of new stadium. Issues involved the quality of the work,  more
Project counseling services for an international EPC contractor and manufacturer of power generation equipment
Provides project counseling services to an international EPC contractor and original equipment manufacturer on projects involving the construction of  more Featured
Project counseling services for an international EPC contractor and manufacturer of power generation equipment
Provides project counseling services to an international EPC contractor and original equipment manufacturer on projects involving the construction of  more Featured
MACTEC, Inc. v. Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC
Represented MACTEC, Inc., an environmental remediation design/build contractor, in a dispute against Bechtel Jacobs Company (BJC) concerning a more Featured
Litigation for airport authority
Represented the airport authority in its alternative dispute resolution process and then litigation with the general contractor for the more
Project counsel to a Georgia county water authority
Represented Georgia county water authority and served as project counsel for the construction of a large tunnel.  The representation included more
Construction legal services for the American University in Cairo
Represented the American University in Cairo, Egypt with regard to its construction of a new $400 million, 2 million square foot campus near more
New Orleans levee reconstruction
Represented a Florida construction company, specializing in contracting and construction management services, on a contract for the rehabilitation of  more
Resolution of defective design and construction claims for a municipality on an airport project
Negotiated the resolution of claims and disputes for a municipality arising from defective design and construction of a more
Airport security access system replacement project for City of Atlanta
Represented City of Atlanta in all aspects of a project at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to replace the security access control more
Claims of lien for major construction supplier
Represents major construction supplier in perfecting more than 100 claims of lien across the State of Georgia. In addition, counsel has filed more
Project counsel for a major governmental entity regarding WRCT tunnel
Served as project counsel for a major governmental entity on a 6.9 mile sewer/CSO tunnel in Northern Kentucky. We assisted with contract documents, more
Ownership and management changes for a North Carolina general contractor
Successfully represented a North Carolina general contractor for three generational changes of ownership and management in a construction company. more
Construction litigation for architectural and engineering firm
Represented an architectural and engineering firm in claims against the owner arising from the construction of a $100 million plus food manufacturing  more
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Expansion for the City of Atlanta
Represented the City of Atlanta by providing its Law Department with on-going legal counsel for its planned $6 billion, 10-12 year facility expansion  more Featured
Construction claims for a general contractor
Represented a general contractor in resolving claims by a mechanical subcontractor in the construction of a medical facility in Las Vegas. The more
Litigation for construction company
Representing public owner on the construction of a $150 million alternative-fuel cogeneration facility. During construction of the project, numerous more
Construction of headquarters for Hanesbrands Inc.
Represented Hanesbrands Inc. during contracting, design and construction of headquarters building in Winston-Salem, North Carolina achieving a more
Design/build contract for an industry leader in engineering, environmental and construction services
Drafted and negotiated a $120 million design/build contract on behalf of an industry leader in engineering, environmental and construction services more
Construction advice to university hospital
Advised hospital in connection with disputes between the owner, designer and contractor on hospital expansion project, and assisted in resolving all more
Construction and infrastructure projects for Florida construction company
Handle various matters involving construction of runways and taxiways at Eglin AFB for Florida construction company. more
Arbitration for a general contractor
Represented a general contractor in arbitration with a hospital medical center, which terminated the contractor for default on a major hospital more Featured
Dispute mitigation counsel to a major oil and gas company
Represent a major oil and gas exploration and production services company in an early dispute mitigation regarding an more
Lawrence Joel Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, Winston Salem, NC
Represented P.J. Dick Incorporated on disputes involving delays and extra work with other prime contractors in AAA arbitration proceedings, and with more
Counsel for a large design/build/operate/maintain contractor
Represents a Fortune 100 design/build/operate/maintain contractor for a heavy rail mass transit system in the Caribbean. We serve as more Featured
Construction litigation and alternative dispute resolution for a government contractor
Represented two contractors on three separate contracts in connection with the accelerated construction of a submarine base for the U.S. Federal more
Federal contracts construction litigation for major national general contractor
Represented a major national general contractor, and construction manager on the project, in a nine-month hearing on entitlement before the Armed more
Construction litigation for contractors
Represent contractors on a number of federal courthouses and office buildings built by the General Services Administration ("GSA"), including more
Negotiated construction contracts for major national general contractor at hospital project
Negotiated many construction contracts between a national general contractor and a local hospital regarding hospital improvements and more
Federal Clean Water Act litigation for Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation
Served as lead counsel for Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation in a case that arose from allegations by Fairfax County, Virginia that waste water more
Construction litigation for a general contractor
Represent a general contractor in complex litigation involving the construction of an approximately $13 million long-term, acute care hospital in more
Construction litigation for national general contractor
The firm served as lead counsel for a national general contractor in defense of two lawsuits in Federal Court related to high rise condominium more Featured
Insurance litigation for a construction joint venture
Represented a construction joint venture that served as the construction manager for a convention center, in a series of claims arising out of an more
Litigation and settlement for multiple condominium owners on claims for loss-of-use damages against developer
Represented multiple condominium owners seeking loss-of-use damages against the developer. Achieved a successful settlement of all claims.


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Breach of warranty and breach of contract for a California utility services company
Represented a California-based utility company against an equipment manufacturer in litigation over claims for breach of warranty and more
Litigation for an international design-builder of light rail transit systems *
Represented an international design-builder of light rail transit systems in connection with an accident. Counseled more
Mediation for major national general contractor
Represented a national general contractor in mediation against a regional hospital regarding expansion, improvements and staff more
Breach of contract and breach of warranty claims against power generation equipment manufacturer
The firm served as lead counsel in defending a global equipment manufacturer against breach of contract and breach of warranty claims brought by one more Featured
Litigation for construction contractor on bridge rehabilitation project *
Represented a heavy construction contractor in an arbitration with a subcontractor on a New York State Department of Transportation bridge more
Construction litigation for large building contractor
Represented large building contractor in a lawsuit alleging that its subcontractors performed defective work in constructing a high-rise condominium more
Real estate advice for a Swedish real estate company
Represented a Swedish real estate company with various general corporate matters, construction related issues, rental issues and a joint venture on more
Bridge project for construction company
Represented the general contractor on a multimillion dollar bridge project with a formwork supplier. Delays in defects in the forms had a significant  more
Charleston International Ports, LLC v. SC State Ports Authority (SCSPA)
Serves as outside counsel to the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA), the fourth busiest container port in North America. In that more
Strategic acquisition by international construction company
Represented Kajima International Inc. concerning the potential risks associated with the acquisition of another major U.S. general contractor on its more Featured
Litigation against joint venture borrowers *
Represented master servicer and special servicer in a successful workout of a highly structured condominium loan involving litigation among the joint  more
Counsel to municipality in a contract dispute related to airport runway repairs
The firm served as lead counsel to a city in litigation with a contractor performing repairs and additions to the active runways of the local more
Litigation claims filed by trade contractors
Defended more than $45 million asserted by six trade contractors against Hardin/Russell/Mitchell in a year-long arbitration arising out of the $100 more
Arbitration for a global supplier of electro-mechanical equipment, systems, and services
The firm served as lead counsel to a global supplier of electro-mechanical equipment, systems, and services in an arbitration where the owner alleged  more Featured
Litigation for large building contractor *
Represented a large building contractor in disputes arising out of a multimillion dollar deconstruction project in lower Manhattan. more
Construction mediation for national general contractor
Represented a national general contractor in mediation with a local hospital over infectious control issues arising from construction. more
Insurance coverage for mold contamination at a hotel
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation seeking coverage under an all risk property policy for the cost of remediating and repairing mold more
Construction litigation for international EPC contractor and original equipment manufacturer
The firm served as lead counsel to an international EPC contractor/OEM in multiparty disputes arising out of the construction of an $800 million more Featured
Litigation regarding construction on the 5th runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the City of Atlanta
Served as lead counsel to the City of Atlanta in litigation of a $100+ million claim concerning an underrun in the fill material for the 5th runway more
Raytheon Co. v. Nat'l Union Fire Ins. Co.
The firm served as lead counsel to Raytheon Co. pursing a coverage claim for losses caused by the collapse of a construction crane during a more
Successful litigation defense and mediated settlement for two industrial manufacturers
Represented two industrial manufacturers in a lawsuit brought by an industrial company arising out of a Wet Air Oxidation System that our client more
Construction mediation and arbitration for heavy-civil contractor
Successfully represented a heavy-civil contractor specializing in the construction and rehabilitation of dams, spillways, and major water resource more
Counsel on construction of the 5th Runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the City of Atlanta
The firm served as lead counsel to the City of Atlanta on the construction of a 5th 9,000 foot runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta more
Construction counsel for $500 million waste water and tunnel project in Northeast
Represented the public owner and were part of its project team from day one. In particular, the firm developed contract documents for the more
Construction litigation for large building contractor
Represented large building contractor in a lawsuit alleging claims for inefficiencies, acceleration and delay due to defective design on a university  more
Davis Electrical Contractors v. Watkins Engineers & Constructors, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company (FFIC)
Represented Davis Electrical Contractors, an electrical subcontractor, against the general contractor, Watkins Engineers & Constructors, on a more
M. A. Mortenson Co. v. Highlands Hospital *
Served as counsel representing M.A. Mortenson Construction, a commercial and heavy construction contractor, against claims of water intrusion. In a more
False Claims Act for Florida construction company
Represented a Florida construction company, specializing in contracting and construction management services, in defeating claims by qui more
Mortgage foreclosure proceeding and bankruptcy sale involving rights of paper manufacturer as creditor *
Represented paper manufacturer as a creditor in a mortgage foreclosure proceeding arising out the bankruptcy sale of a paper more
Construction dispute for a leading tobacco company
Served as a lead counsel in the successful representation of a leading tobacco company in a multimillion dollar construction dispute with a more
Contract and tort litigation for large energy and utility company *
Represented a large international energy company in bringing contract and tort claims against a gas turbine manufacturer arising from the more
Post-construction warranty claims for Rocksavage Power Co. Ltd. *
Represented Rocksavage Power Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of InterGen, against Bechtel for the construction of a 700 MW combined cycle power plant. We more
Construction of a combined cycle power plant for Coryton Energy Co. Ltd *
Represented Coryton Energy Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of InterGen, in resolving claims and negotiating a project closeout agreement with Bechtel and more
Arbitration between a general contractor and a subcontractor
Served as co-counsel for a general contractor in arbitration against concrete subcontractor for construction defects in an apartment complex. more
Construction dispute representation for a U.S.- based construction company
Represented a Florida construction company in claims against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding The Seven Oaks Dam in Southern California. more Featured
Representation of Symons Corporation *
Obtained favorable settlement from insurers in connection with several lawsuits asserting bodily injuries arising out of a building more
Counsel to AT&T/BellSouth Regarding South Carolina Corporate Headquarters Development *
Represented AT&T/BellSouth in connection with the construction of its corporate headquarters towers in South Carolina. Provided project counsel more
Construction litigation for one of the largest Southeastern general building contractors
Successfully defended one of the oldest and largest general building contractors in the Southeast, in an action brought by a manufacturing company more
Contractual indemnity claim arising out of toxic exposure to mercury
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Raytheon Company in litigation brought by a plant owner to recover indemnity for millions of dollars more
Alternative dispute resolution for P.J. Dick Incorporated
Represented P.J. Dick Incorporated in preparing and negotiating its claims against the owner for inefficiencies and delays caused by restrictions more
Priority of other insurance coverage for death and bodily injury following a refinery explosion
After the trial court ruled on summary judgment that Citgo, as an "additional insured" under our client’s GLC policy, could obtain $5 million in more
Litigation for a large international construction company *
Represented a large international construction company in a claim by a project lender (a consortium of six foreign banks) under a guarantee of more
Litigation for international building contractor *
Represented international building contractor in litigation arising out of a $30 million renovation project in New York City, including prosecution more
Litigation for international building contractor *
Represented international building contractor and its surety in a multi-party $30 million litigation arising out of a failed condominium project and more
Construction dispute for major national general contractor *
Represented a national general contractor in multimillion dollar dispute against a local hospital. The case involved significant delays and more
Consultation and analysis for possible construction claims
Provided consultation and analysis for possible claims arising from design and construction defects, as well as negligent maintenance of a high rise more
Construction negligence and trespass action for owner and developer of luxury condominium building
Represented the owner and developer of a luxury condominium building in downtown Winston-Salem in a construction negligence and trespass action in more
Construction claims against general contractor, architect and condominium developer
Represent a condominium association in the mountains of North Carolina with respect to claims against the general contractor, architect, and more
Counsel to EPC Consortium of Major European Companies in International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”) Arbitration Relating to Substantial Hydro-Electric Facility and Associated Tunnel in Panama
Defense of U.S. $400 million claim relating principally to the collapse of a 4,750 meter shotcrete and rock bolt pressure tunnel that supplied water more
Counsel to the Georgia Ports Authority Regarding Vital Harbor and Federal Navigation Channel Deepening Project
Counsel to major stakeholder in connection with the most significant waterway dredging project and associated port facilities expansion currently more
Sub-contractors claims for airport construction project
Represented multiple grading and hauling sub-contractors in pursuing claims under North Carolina’s Little Miller Act against the payment bond for more
Construction claims for grading sub-contractors
Represented grading sub-contractors in an action alleging negligent construction of roadways in a luxury residential development in the mountains of more
Alternative dispute resolution for a Las Vegas-based developer
Represented a Las Vegas-based developer in a complex $85 million arbitration with its general contractor. The dispute arose out of the construction more Featured
Disputes Review Board
Service as a member of the Disputes Review Board for the 86th Street Station portion of the Second Avenue subway. more
Arbitration and Litigation for a New York City developer *
Represented a New York City developer in connection with disputes arising on a residential condominium project, including arbitration against the more
Insurance coverage dispute in the UK regarding property damage caused by negligent construction of a multi-million distribution center in Manchester, England
We assumed the representation of Office Depot after the London High Court allowed Office Depot's insurance carriers to pursue litigation seeking a more
Construction litigation claims for supplier of hydroelectric equipment
Represent one of the world's largest suppliers of hydroelectric equipment and are presently defending and asserting claims involving a hydroelectric more
Litigation related to dam construction
Represented a major construction company arising out of allegations of defective construction of a dam for a public reservoir in the Southeast. more

Construction litigation for a large general contractor in the Southeast

Represented one of the largest general contractors in the Southeast in an action against a governmental entity arising out of construction of a jail more
Decennial liability claims on tall tower project in Dubai
Advised engineering contractor in resolving substantial decennial liability claims brought by an employer in relation to alleged defects in design. more
ADCCAC arbitration for international developer *
Lead counsel for a Kuwaiti employer in an arbitration against an international contractor in relation to a major stalled project in Abu Dhabi with a more
Litigation related to design and installation of mechanical systems and utilities *
Successfully represented a major mechanical and utility contractor arising out of claims of defective design and construction of mechanical and more
DIAC arbitration and DWT proceedings for international architecture firm
Lead counsel to an international architecture firm in an arbitration concerning design work done for Dubai’s Waterfront project. Successfully ratified more
Construction dispute for large western-based general contractor *
Represented a major general contractor in connection with claims arising out of the installation of the water and sanitary sewer utilities in a more
DIAC property arbitration *
Lead counsel for claimant in respect of a successful property development claim in the value of AED 72m. The matter involved local litigation (both more
Arbitration with EPC contractor on grass roots coal-fired power plant
Recovered $9.8 million on claims of $10.3 million, plus attorneys’ fees, interest, costs and expenses after 36-hearing day arbitration. Also defeated  more
Claims with EPC contractor on California cement plant
Obtained a jury verdict for $7 million, plus attorneys’ fees, and defeated a $10 million counterclaim in its entirety after a seven week federal more
Remediation project – Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Represented remediation contractor terminated by EPC contractor on solid waste storage area cleanup project. After three-week federal court trial, more
Condominium tower and parking garage collapse
Defended contractor against owner’s $40+ million claim for parking garage collapse and owner’s subsequent abandonment of condominium project. more
Counsel regarding construction and design of a university
Represented international construction manager regarding alleged construction and design defects on the multimillion dollar expansion of a more
Construction litigation claims against pipeline contractor
Kilpatrick Townsend successfully completed its representation of a pipeline contractor in Alabama federal court against two affiliated more
Construction litigation claims for large supplier of hydroelectric equipment
Represent one of the world's largest suppliers of hydroelectric equipment and are presently defending and asserting claims involving a hydroelectric more
Construction litigation for pipeline contractor
Represents a pipeline contractor in Texas state court against one of the largest pipeline owners in the United States arising out of a 135-mile more
Contract and frame agreements for the establishment of the 3-G network in Sweden
Represented an international contractee/owner in preparing contracts and negotiations of frame agreements with principal contractors for the more
Heavy Rail Metro Project, Saudi Arabia
Advised a key trade contractor regarding delays, variations, and other claims related to this critically-important fast-track project near Mecca. more
Fiber optic systems contractor litigation *
Lead counsel in pursuing creditor claim for fiber optic systems contractor in excess of $2 million against a telecommunications company in bankruptcy  more
Defective cold storage warehouse construction
Represented an owner of a cold storage warehouse regarding a defective installation of a potassium lactate, wet pipe fire suppression system more
Construction counsel to the Port of Oakland *
Served as construction counsel to the Port of Oakland (the Port) for nearly a decade and has advised and represented the Port on a wide array of more
Federal court litigation over defective large frame gas turbines *
Represented a U.S. public utility in contentious litigation against a defendant OEM regarding defects in gas turbines manufactured and sold by the more
Construction defect litigation for health care provider *
Served as counsel for nonprofit health provider in large construction defect case where unleveled floors were not discovered until after beneficial more
Arbitration for project owner before the Beirut Chamber of Commerce and Industry *
Represented project owner in an arbitration in relation to completion issues before the Beirut Chamber of Commerce and Industry. more
Construction advice for one of the world's leading construction groups
Represented one of the world's leading construction groups in drafting a joint venture agreement for the international contractor consortium in the more
Negligent misrepresentation construction delay
Represented a major telecommunications company against a negligent misrepresentation claim in a construction delay dispute. The court granted our more
Contract negotiations and patent infringement claims for a joint venture of architectural and engineering firms
Represented a joint venture of architectural and engineering firms responsible for design of a dome, in negotiations with applicable entities that more
Nibbi Bros./DFPF v. LGBT *
Served as lead counsel on behalf of Nibbi Brothers Construction and DFPF in litigation seeking coverage of complex claims of construction defects. more
State-by-state contractor licensing and contract requirements for a home improvement company
Represented a home improvement company on state-by-state contractor licensing and contract requirements. The home improvement company uses service more
Construction litigation for residential construction company
The firm serves as lead counsel for a large residential construction company in several so-called “construction defect” coverage cases arising out of  more
Indemnity and insurance coverage dispute regarding damages caused by failure of power boilers installed at a 185 megawatt cogeneration plant in the Dominican Republic
We represented construction company in negotiating and resolving indemnity claims by the owner of a 185 MW cogeneration plant constructed on barges more
Construction litigation for general contractor on hospital
Represented contractor on claims for unpaid general conditions and general requirements damages against hospital owner in California. more
Counsel to City of Atlanta
Represented the City of Atlanta in a design-build project to replace the parking revenue control system of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International more
Contract dispute for leading Dubai-based project management company *
Advised a leading Dubai-based project management company in relation to a multimillion dollar dispute arising out of the termination of a fit out and  more
Tech Park at North Canyons v. WHTBP Real Estate Limited Partnership *
Negotiated the resolution of claims arising from alleged defects in construction of a multiple building commercial project. Tech Park further claimed  more
Represented design-builder on the construction of a school
Represented a design-builder on the construction of a Native American school facility in Fort Wingate, New Mexico. We assisted the joint venture more
Litigation and mediation representation for Eltel Networks Infranet AB
Represented Eltel Networks Infranet AB, a leading European Infranet service company specializing in electricity and telecommunications networks, in a  more
Construction litigation for marine contractor *
Represented marine contractor in litigation arising from public bridge and highway projects. more
Construction litigation for general contractor *
Served as lead counsel for the general contractor of San Jose’s Community College in a protracted litigation involving 11 parties who participated in  more
Litigation involving architectural services
Represented a client in an action concerning architectural services provided. more
Construction contract for major national general contractor
Negotiated a Construction Manager at Risk contract with university officials on behalf of a national general contractor to renovate the university's more
Construction of new hospital wing for Department of Veterans Affairs
Represented the general contractor on a new $70 million hospital wing for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Following a more Featured
Insurance litigation for prominent mechanical construction firm
Lead counsel for prominent mechanical construction firm regarding construction-related liabilities and losses. more
Kista Galleria KB v. Skanska Sverige AB
Represented Kista Galleria KB in a dispute with Skanska Sverige AB in an ad hoc arbitration. more
Outside general counsel
The firm serves as outside general legal counsel to several companies in regard to their business operations in the UAE. The firm regularly advises more
Construction arbitration for an international architecture firm
Representing an international architecture firm in a DIAC arbitration related to a substantial fee dispute with a local developer in Dubai. more
Construction contract advice for a regional medical service center in Sweden
Represented a regional medical service center in Sweden as the official authority in charge of procuring, on a partnership basis, the construction more
Advising a Fortune 100 company on contract management and negotiations
Advising a Fortune 100 company on contract management, dispute resolution and contract negotiations for a mass transit system initiative in more
Co-counsel for Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority against property developer claims *
Served as co-counsel in representing the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) in jury trial defending the SCVTA against delay and more
Multiple construction sites for leading Lebanese holding company *
Advised a leading Lebanese holding company with respect to major hotel development projects in Najaf and Karbala, Republic of Iraq. Delivered legal more
Construction claims for a contractor *
Served as legal counsel for a contractor in connection with the Fountain Grove Parkway project for the City of Santa Rosa. The contractor’s claims more
Insurance litigation for prominent mechanical construction firm *
Lead counsel for prominent mechanical construction firm regarding construction-related liabilities and losses. more
Lauth Group Inc. v. U.S. Real Estate Limited Partnership
Served as lead counsel representing USAA Real Estate Company, the real estate investment affiliate of United Services Automobile Association (USAA), more
Contract advice for Eltel Networks Infranet AB
Represented Eltel Networks Infranet AB, a leading European Infranet service company specializing in electricity and telecommunications networks, in more
Construction litigation for University of California Parnassus Medical Center *
Served as legal counsel for the University of California Parnassus Medical Center regarding disputes with the designer/builder of the university more Case Study
Arbitration award for contractor *
Represented a contractor in arbitral proceedings against the California Department of Transportation in connection with a differing site condition more
Counsel regarding design and construction for an international construction company
Represent a Georgia-based, international design and construction engineering company in connection with the design and construction more
E.W. Thorpe Inc. v. Baca *
Served as counsel for Baca in a construction litigation arbitration involving delay/disruption claims, imposition of liquidated damages and more
Construction litigation for a Swedish construction company
Represent a Swedish construction company in an arbitration before the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce regarding the more
Arbitration for a large Swedish construction company
Arbitrated an ad hoc arbitration between one of Sweden's largest construction companies and a subcontractor regarding several different more
Contract dispute for major German contractor *
Advisor to a major German contractor in a dispute arising out of a MEP contract for the construction of a stadium in Dubai Sports City, U.A.E. more
Litigation to recover additional compensation for scope changes
Represented the joint venture of architectural and engineering firms responsible for design of an Olympic Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, principally in  more
Negotiation of construction contracts for Hanesbrands Inc.
Represented Hanesbrands Inc. in negotiation of construction contracts in the Dominican Republic and El Salvador. more
Resolution of large construction claims
Advising an international contractor in regard to multimillion dollar claims stemming from the construction of a large waterfront development in more
Mauna Kea Properties, Inc. v. DAP Construction, LLC *
Represented DAP Construction LLC, a general contractor, in the resolution of claims related to an alleged $40 million defective design of luxury more
Insurance coverage claims for a site development company
Represented a site development company on insurance claims arising from lawsuits involving its building products in various jurisdictions, including more
Litigation for international industry group
Represented an international industry group in a dispute with a Swiss supplier/contractor regarding the building of a new production facility in more
Counsel to the City of Atlanta for $1.2 billion international terminal at airport
Represented the City of Atlanta on issues related to the design, procurement and construction of a $1.2 billion international terminal more
Dispute regarding 3G roll-out in Stockholm *
Represented an international contractee/owner in a dispute before the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce regarding the 3G more
Hospital construction dispute
Represented a general contractor on the construction of a multimillion dollar VABCA hospital. The disputes involved claims of delay, acceleration, more
Construction litigation for contractor on Greenfield Hospital
Represented general contractor in contentious disputes with mechanical subcontractor and owner on $200 million hospital. Successfully mediated with more
Arbitration award for general contractor *
Represented a general contractor in a dispute with its steel supplier concerning steel bracing the supplier designed for a Bay Bridge retrofit. Our more
U.S. Glass v. City of San Jose, et. al. (S.J. Amoroso) *
Served as lead counsel representing a large California general contractor in a dispute with a glass curtain wall subcontractor over construction of a  more
Arbitration for a New York City developer *
Represented a New York City developer in connection with disputes arising on a residential condominium project, including arbitration against the more
Construction defects litigation for a retirement community facility
Represented a retirement community facility in connection with suit against architect, contractor and roofing component manufacturer for widespread more
Construction arbitration for international architecture firm
Representing an international architecture firm in a DIAC arbitration concerning the design of a waterfront mixed-use development. more
Arbitration award for general contractor *
Represented a contractor in arbitral proceedings against California’s Department of Transportation for extra costs of  complying with the more
Project counsel for the City of Atlanta
Represented City of Atlanta concerning the design and construction of the $250 million facility for Hartsfield-Jackson more
Counsel for California Transportation Ventures highway and bridge project *
Served as lead counsel for the developer California Transportation Ventures, a subsidiary Macquarie Infrastructure, in connection with claims more
Litigation for construction company
Represented a construction company in complex litigation involving issues of  dismissal, document production and sequestration of assets. more
Scott Valley Bank v. Kalka *
Served as lead counsel for a Northern California bank pursuing recovery of a multi-million dollar loan for construction of a luxury home in the more
Construction advice for a Swedish construction company
Represented a Swedish construction company in drafting of tender documents for procurement.  The documents contained very extensive framework more
Emeryville Lofts v. Nibbi Brothers *
Represented Nibbi Brothers General Contractors in resolving claims in a lawsuit alleging that it mismanaged the renovation of 140 live-work lofts and  more
Public procurement for Westinghouse Rail Systems Ltd.
Represented Westinghouse Rail Systems Ltd., a Swedish rail company and an international contractor, in a dispute regarding the procurement of a rail more
Construction litigation for mechanical/structural engineer *
Served as lead trial counsel defending a mechanical/structural engineer against a claim brought by the architect of a major Bay Area county hospital.  more

Contracts & Commercial Agreements

Commercial contract negotiations and licensing issues
Represented a U.S. building products company in commercial contract negotiations and various licensing issues. more
Whether the former parent of a sold subsidiary must assume the post-divestiture obligations of the subsidiary to pay a $5 million per claim self-insured retention after the subsidiary declared bankruptcy
We represent the former parent of a bankrupt, former subsidiary, in connection with disputes with the former subsidiary's general liability insurance  more
Breach of contract and fiduciary duty claims against EZflow and Ring Corp.
Represented EZflow and Ring Corp. in defense of breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty claims brought by one of two siblings from whom more

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Zehren and Associates Inc. et al. v. Braeburn Real Estate Development LLC et al.
Defended Braeburn Real Estate Development against architect in connection with copyright infringement claims pertaining to architectural works.

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Betz v. Weekley Homes
Successfully settled copyright litigation involving architectural works on behalf of David Weekley Homes. 

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Trademark and copyright advice and counsel for Economic Development Resource Guide
Advice and counsel in areas of patent, trademark and copyright to Economic Development Resource Guide, a provider of state-of-the-art consulting more

Corporate Governance

Corporate governance structure for commercial and industrial equipment leasing company *
Represented a commercial and industrial equipment leasing company in connection with corporate governance research, NYSE and SEC filings. more

Employee Benefits

Qualified Plan for construction company
Represented a construction company with regard to the design, implementation and administration of its qualified plan. more
Employee benefits matters for a leading manufacturer of windows and doors
Represented a developer and manufacturer of windows and doors.  Prepared IRS filings for the client's qualified retirement plans, including the more

Employment Counseling

International reduction in force by a multinational beverage company
Represented a multinational beverage company in developing strategy and coordinating the work of foreign counsel for a global reduction in force more
Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs *
Represent federal contractors at all levels of audits by the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs and advise federal contractors on a more

Environmental & Land Use

Waterway dredging project and port facilities expansion representation
Representing major stakeholder in connection with the most significant waterway dredging project and associated port facilities expansion currently more
Wetlands enforcement action for architectural and construction building products company
Successfully represented U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction building products company with regard to a wetlands enforcement action more
Performance of environmental air quality audits for a large producer of construction materials
Represented international building materials company with performance of environmental air quality audits at concrete production facilities more
Regulatory counsel for construction equipment manufacturers
Represented major construction equipment manufacturers during development and implementation of emissions standards in North America and Europe. more
National multi-media environmental compliance audit for international building materials company
Represented an international building materials company regarding a range of environmental issues including advice related to a national multi-media more
Innovative Brownfields agreement for wood processing facility
Negotiated the first Brownfields agreement in North Carolina that allowed for transfer of a RCRA-permitted facility to the state Brownfields Program. more

Environmental Litigation

Federal Clean Water Act litigation for Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation
Served as lead counsel for Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation in a case that arose from allegations by Fairfax County, Virginia that waste water more
Asbestos wrongful death lawsuits for a major forest products company
Represent a major forest products company in asbestos multiple wrongful death lawsuits. more
Counsel to the Georgia Ports Authority Regarding Vital Harbor and Federal Navigation Channel Deepening Project
Counsel to major stakeholder in connection with the most significant waterway dredging project and associated port facilities expansion currently more
Wetlands enforcement action for architectural and construction building products company
Successfully represented U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction building products company with regard to a wetlands enforcement action more

Global Sourcing and Technology

Software-as-a-Service implementation for a leading manufacturer of concrete masonry
Represented a leading manufacturer of concrete masonry, hardscapes and packaged cement mixes in connection with obtaining human resources and more

Government Relations

ICC arbitration for international infrastructure developer
Represented an international infrastructure developer in an ICC arbitration related to a power plant in sub-Saharan Africa. more

Green Economy

EPC contract negotiations for industrial and energy company
Represented one of the largest industrial and energy companies in the world in extensive contract negotiations of an EPC contract for a clean energy more
Installation of dedicated solar power facility Oldcastle Architectural Inc.
Represented Oldcastle Architectural Group concrete-manufacturing facility in negotiations with independent power producer regarding proposed more

Health Care Litigation

Assistance with Department of Justice and Attorney General Civil Investigative Demands for corporate clients
Assisted corporate clients with responses to Civil Investigative Demands issued by U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and state Attorneys General. more

Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO)

Software-as-a-Service implementation for a leading manufacturer of concrete masonry
Represented a leading manufacturer of concrete masonry, hardscapes and packaged cement mixes in connection with obtaining human resources and more

Insurance Recovery

Construction dispute for a specialty contractor
Represented a pipeline contractor in a Texas state court in the defense of $40 million in claims asserted by a pipeline owner and the assertion of a more
DIAC and ICC arbitrations involving Decennial Liability claims for an international engineering contractor
Lead counsel to client in two arbitrations concerning 200 million dirhams in decennial liability claims arising from the construction of a signature more
Representation of manufacturer in coverage litigation involving nationwide products liability class action *
Lead counsel for Omega Flex in insurance recovery action seeking coverage for costs incurred in connection with nationwide class action involving more
Breach of contract between companies
Represented construction company in an arbitration brought by plaintiff against defendant for the recovery of claims in excess of  more
Mediation of construction claim for large ozone water treatment plant
Represented a large municipality in a substantial construction claim and assisted with contract closeout on its water treatment plant that included more
Large community-owned utility matter
Represented one of the largest community-owned utility in the United States, in a matter involving defectively constructed runways that ultimately more
Various construction counseling for a Massachusetts public authority
Represented a Massachusetts public authority on a large harbor project. We provided assistance on the tunnel project, a $728 more
Construction litigation for general contractor arising out of hotel projects
Represented general contractor in connection with the prosecution of over $30 million in claims arising out of hotel projects for a national hotel more
Performing arts center project
Represents the construction manager in the resolution of multimillion dollars in claims related to alleged defective design on this $300 million, more
Litigation for manufacturing company
Represented a Fortune 100 company and the largest copper producer in North America on over $20 million in claims against its general more
Construction litigation for architectural and engineering firm
Represented an architectural and engineering firm against the owner on claims arising from the construction of a $100 million plus kosher food more
Construction litigation for a real estate and construction-related services company
Represented a real estate and construction-related services company in a case involving a high-rise hospital in Los Angeles impacted by the more
Litigation against Georgia DOT involving alleged defective highway work
Represented one of the largest road builders in the southeastern United States in litigation against the Georgia Department of Transportation

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Counsel to West Virginia not-for-profit in contractual dispute
Represented a West Virginia not-for-profit owner in the defense of claims from a general contractor and the prosecution of claims on behalf of the more
Construction disputes for a construction management and general contracting company
Represented the construction manager at risk of a construction management and general contracting company on disputes with the owner arising out of more
Power plant for large community-owned utility
Prosecuted a claim against the construction manager on a $1 billion coal-fired power plant built for one of the a largest community-owned utilities more
Construction dispute for owners of a national hockey club
Represented owners of a national hockey club in disputes with the contractor on construction of new stadium. Issues involved the quality of the work,  more
Resolution of defective design and construction claims for a municipality on an airport project
Negotiated the resolution of claims and disputes for a municipality arising from defective design and construction of a more
Claims of lien for major construction supplier
Represents major construction supplier in perfecting more than 100 claims of lien across the State of Georgia. In addition, counsel has filed more
Construction litigation for architectural and engineering firm
Represented an architectural and engineering firm in claims against the owner arising from the construction of a $100 million plus food manufacturing  more
Construction claims for a general contractor
Represented a general contractor in resolving claims by a mechanical subcontractor in the construction of a medical facility in Las Vegas. The more
Litigation for construction company
Representing public owner on the construction of a $150 million alternative-fuel cogeneration facility. During construction of the project, numerous more
Construction advice to university hospital
Advised hospital in connection with disputes between the owner, designer and contractor on hospital expansion project, and assisted in resolving all more
Lawrence Joel Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, Winston Salem, NC
Represented P.J. Dick Incorporated on disputes involving delays and extra work with other prime contractors in AAA arbitration proceedings, and with more
Federal contracts construction litigation for major national general contractor
Represented a major national general contractor, and construction manager on the project, in a nine-month hearing on entitlement before the Armed more
Construction litigation for contractors
Represent contractors on a number of federal courthouses and office buildings built by the General Services Administration ("GSA"), including more
D&O coverage for the costs of responding to a grand jury investigative subpoena
After our client entered into an “amnesty” agreement with the Justice Department that obligated our client and its directors and officers to more
Insurance coverage for asbestos abatement equipment supplier
Served as lead counsel representing a major supplier to the asbestos abatement industry in its effort to secure insurance coverage for an explosion more
Insurance litigation for a construction joint venture
Represented a construction joint venture that served as the construction manager for a convention center, in a series of claims arising out of an more
Mediation for major national general contractor
Represented a national general contractor in mediation against a regional hospital regarding expansion, improvements and staff more
Insurance claim arising from a wrongful death lawsuit
Represented a U.S. architectural and construction building products company on insurance claims arising from a wrongful death lawsuit pending against  more
Construction litigation for large building contractor
Represented large building contractor in a lawsuit alleging that its subcontractors performed defective work in constructing a high-rise condominium more
Bridge project for construction company
Represented the general contractor on a multimillion dollar bridge project with a formwork supplier. Delays in defects in the forms had a significant  more
Litigation claims filed by trade contractors
Defended more than $45 million asserted by six trade contractors against Hardin/Russell/Mitchell in a year-long arbitration arising out of the $100 more
Litigation for large building contractor *
Represented a large building contractor in disputes arising out of a multimillion dollar deconstruction project in lower Manhattan. more
Insurance coverage for mold contamination at a hotel
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation seeking coverage under an all risk property policy for the cost of remediating and repairing mold more
Raytheon Co. v. Nat'l Union Fire Ins. Co.
The firm served as lead counsel to Raytheon Co. pursing a coverage claim for losses caused by the collapse of a construction crane during a more
Successful litigation defense and mediated settlement for two industrial manufacturers
Represented two industrial manufacturers in a lawsuit brought by an industrial company arising out of a Wet Air Oxidation System that our client more
Construction litigation for large building contractor
Represented large building contractor in a lawsuit alleging claims for inefficiencies, acceleration and delay due to defective design on a university  more
Davis Electrical Contractors v. Watkins Engineers & Constructors, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company (FFIC)
Represented Davis Electrical Contractors, an electrical subcontractor, against the general contractor, Watkins Engineers & Constructors, on a more
M. A. Mortenson Co. v. Highlands Hospital *
Served as counsel representing M.A. Mortenson Construction, a commercial and heavy construction contractor, against claims of water intrusion. In a more
Construction dispute for a leading tobacco company
Served as a lead counsel in the successful representation of a leading tobacco company in a multimillion dollar construction dispute with a more
Post-construction warranty claims for Rocksavage Power Co. Ltd. *
Represented Rocksavage Power Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of InterGen, against Bechtel for the construction of a 700 MW combined cycle power plant. We more
Construction of a combined cycle power plant for Coryton Energy Co. Ltd *
Represented Coryton Energy Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of InterGen, in resolving claims and negotiating a project closeout agreement with Bechtel and more
Representation of Symons Corporation *
Obtained favorable settlement from insurers in connection with several lawsuits asserting bodily injuries arising out of a building more
Counsel to AT&T/BellSouth Regarding South Carolina Corporate Headquarters Development *
Represented AT&T/BellSouth in connection with the construction of its corporate headquarters towers in South Carolina. Provided project counsel more
Construction litigation for one of the largest Southeastern general building contractors
Successfully defended one of the oldest and largest general building contractors in the Southeast, in an action brought by a manufacturing company more
Contractual indemnity claim arising out of toxic exposure to mercury
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Raytheon Company in litigation brought by a plant owner to recover indemnity for millions of dollars more
Alternative dispute resolution for P.J. Dick Incorporated
Represented P.J. Dick Incorporated in preparing and negotiating its claims against the owner for inefficiencies and delays caused by restrictions more
Priority of other insurance coverage for death and bodily injury following a refinery explosion
After the trial court ruled on summary judgment that Citgo, as an "additional insured" under our client’s GLC policy, could obtain $5 million in more
Litigation for international building contractor *
Represented international building contractor in litigation arising out of a $30 million renovation project in New York City, including prosecution more
Litigation for international building contractor *
Represented international building contractor and its surety in a multi-party $30 million litigation arising out of a failed condominium project and more
Construction dispute for major national general contractor *
Represented a national general contractor in multimillion dollar dispute against a local hospital. The case involved significant delays and more
Insurance litigation for recognized leader in apartment development
Represented the owner and developer of a 400-unit apartment complex on Long Island in litigation seeking insurance coverage for losses resulting from  more
Insurance claims counsel for manufacturer of packaged building materials and pavement maintenance products
Served as lead counsel for insurance claims arising from miscellaneous pending and threatened building material claims against a manufacturer of  more
Arbitration and Litigation for a New York City developer *
Represented a New York City developer in connection with disputes arising on a residential condominium project, including arbitration against the more
Insurance coverage litigation for Siemens Industry
Lead counsel for Siemens Industry, the worldwide leading supplier of production, transportation, lighting and building technologies, in an insurance more
Insurance coverage dispute in the UK regarding property damage caused by negligent construction of a multi-million distribution center in Manchester, England
We assumed the representation of Office Depot after the London High Court allowed Office Depot's insurance carriers to pursue litigation seeking a more

Construction litigation for a large general contractor in the Southeast

Represented one of the largest general contractors in the Southeast in an action against a governmental entity arising out of construction of a jail more
Decennial liability claims on tall tower project in Dubai
Advised engineering contractor in resolving substantial decennial liability claims brought by an employer in relation to alleged defects in design. more
Complex insurance coverage litigation for California utilities contractor
Obtained a favorable settlement for a Bay Area utilities contractor in a contentious complex insurance coverage litigation involving multiple primary  more
Counsel regarding construction and design of a university
Represented international construction manager regarding alleged construction and design defects on the multimillion dollar expansion of a more
Representation of International Paper Company & Masonite Corporation in coverage litigation involving nationwide products liability class action and numerous other cases *
Served as trial and appellate counsel for International Paper & Masonite in action against more than 20 insurance companies seeking recovery for more
Heavy Rail Metro Project, Saudi Arabia
Advised a key trade contractor regarding delays, variations, and other claims related to this critically-important fast-track project near Mecca. more
Fiber optic systems contractor litigation *
Lead counsel in pursuing creditor claim for fiber optic systems contractor in excess of $2 million against a telecommunications company in bankruptcy  more
Defective cold storage warehouse construction
Represented an owner of a cold storage warehouse regarding a defective installation of a potassium lactate, wet pipe fire suppression system more
Counsel to welding contractor in defense of wrongful death action
Represented welding contractor in defense of wrongful death action. The case included allegations of OSHA violations and questions of law more
Federal court litigation over defective large frame gas turbines *
Represented a U.S. public utility in contentious litigation against a defendant OEM regarding defects in gas turbines manufactured and sold by the more
Construction defect litigation for health care provider *
Served as counsel for nonprofit health provider in large construction defect case where unleveled floors were not discovered until after beneficial more
Negligent misrepresentation construction delay
Represented a major telecommunications company against a negligent misrepresentation claim in a construction delay dispute. The court granted our more
Insurance litigation for recognized leader in apartment operations
Represent recognized leader in apartment operations regarding construction-related liabilities and losses. more
Nibbi Bros./DFPF v. LGBT *
Served as lead counsel on behalf of Nibbi Brothers Construction and DFPF in litigation seeking coverage of complex claims of construction defects. more
Construction litigation for residential construction company
The firm serves as lead counsel for a large residential construction company in several so-called “construction defect” coverage cases arising out of  more
Indemnity and insurance coverage dispute regarding damages caused by failure of power boilers installed at a 185 megawatt cogeneration plant in the Dominican Republic
We represented construction company in negotiating and resolving indemnity claims by the owner of a 185 MW cogeneration plant constructed on barges more
Construction litigation for general contractor on hospital
Represented contractor on claims for unpaid general conditions and general requirements damages against hospital owner in California. more
Contract dispute for leading Dubai-based project management company *
Advised a leading Dubai-based project management company in relation to a multimillion dollar dispute arising out of the termination of a fit out and  more
Tech Park at North Canyons v. WHTBP Real Estate Limited Partnership *
Negotiated the resolution of claims arising from alleged defects in construction of a multiple building commercial project. Tech Park further claimed  more
Represented design-builder on the construction of a school
Represented a design-builder on the construction of a Native American school facility in Fort Wingate, New Mexico. We assisted the joint venture more
Litigation and mediation representation for Eltel Networks Infranet AB
Represented Eltel Networks Infranet AB, a leading European Infranet service company specializing in electricity and telecommunications networks, in a  more
Construction litigation for general contractor *
Served as lead counsel for the general contractor of San Jose’s Community College in a protracted litigation involving 11 parties who participated in  more
Insurance litigation for prominent mechanical construction firm
Lead counsel for prominent mechanical construction firm regarding construction-related liabilities and losses. more
Advising a Fortune 100 company on contract management and negotiations
Advising a Fortune 100 company on contract management, dispute resolution and contract negotiations for a mass transit system initiative in more
Co-counsel for Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority against property developer claims *
Served as co-counsel in representing the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (SCVTA) in jury trial defending the SCVTA against delay and more
Construction claims for a contractor *
Served as legal counsel for a contractor in connection with the Fountain Grove Parkway project for the City of Santa Rosa. The contractor’s claims more
Insurance litigation for prominent mechanical construction firm *
Lead counsel for prominent mechanical construction firm regarding construction-related liabilities and losses. more
Lauth Group Inc. v. U.S. Real Estate Limited Partnership
Served as lead counsel representing USAA Real Estate Company, the real estate investment affiliate of United Services Automobile Association (USAA), more
Arbitration award for contractor *
Represented a contractor in arbitral proceedings against the California Department of Transportation in connection with a differing site condition more
Contract dispute for major German contractor *
Advisor to a major German contractor in a dispute arising out of a MEP contract for the construction of a stadium in Dubai Sports City, U.A.E. more
Litigation to recover additional compensation for scope changes
Represented the joint venture of architectural and engineering firms responsible for design of an Olympic Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, principally in  more
Resolution of large construction claims
Advising an international contractor in regard to multimillion dollar claims stemming from the construction of a large waterfront development in more
Mauna Kea Properties, Inc. v. DAP Construction, LLC *
Represented DAP Construction LLC, a general contractor, in the resolution of claims related to an alleged $40 million defective design of luxury more
Construction litigation for a residential and industrial construction and property management company *
Represented a residential and industrial construction and property management company as the contractor in a dispute.  Case pending. more
Insurance coverage claims for a site development company
Represented a site development company on insurance claims arising from lawsuits involving its building products in various jurisdictions, including more
Whether the former parent of a sold subsidiary must assume the post-divestiture obligations of the subsidiary to pay a $5 million per claim self-insured retention after the subsidiary declared bankruptcy
We represent the former parent of a bankrupt, former subsidiary, in connection with disputes with the former subsidiary's general liability insurance  more
Litigation for international industry group
Represented an international industry group in a dispute with a Swiss supplier/contractor regarding the building of a new production facility in more
Hospital construction dispute
Represented a general contractor on the construction of a multimillion dollar VABCA hospital. The disputes involved claims of delay, acceleration, more
Construction litigation for contractor on Greenfield Hospital
Represented general contractor in contentious disputes with mechanical subcontractor and owner on $200 million hospital. Successfully mediated with more
Arbitration award for general contractor *
Represented a general contractor in a dispute with its steel supplier concerning steel bracing the supplier designed for a Bay Bridge retrofit. Our more
U.S. Glass v. City of San Jose, et. al. (S.J. Amoroso) *
Served as lead counsel representing a large California general contractor in a dispute with a glass curtain wall subcontractor over construction of a  more
Arbitration for a New York City developer *
Represented a New York City developer in connection with disputes arising on a residential condominium project, including arbitration against the more
Products completed operations hazard coverage for water intrusion damage caused by negligent installation of windows
The firm served as lead counsel in litigation seeking insurance coverage for losses incurred in repairing water intrusion damage to windows more
Counsel to contractor in defense of wrongful death action
Represented general contractor in defending a wrongful death action involving a parked forklift that killed a 5-year-old child.  Case pending.  

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Arbitration award for general contractor *
Represented a contractor in arbitral proceedings against California’s Department of Transportation for extra costs of  complying with the more
Complex business litigation for two housing construction companies
Represented retailer and manufacturer of manufactured homes in case where the plaintiff alleged fraud, unfair and deceptive trade practices, more
Project counsel for the City of Atlanta
Represented City of Atlanta concerning the design and construction of the $250 million facility for Hartsfield-Jackson more
Scott Valley Bank v. Kalka *
Served as lead counsel for a Northern California bank pursuing recovery of a multi-million dollar loan for construction of a luxury home in the more
Insurance coverage lawsuit for a manufacturer of packaged building materials and pavement maintenance products
The firm served as lead counsel to manufacturer of packaged building materials and pavement maintenance products in an insurance coverage lawsuit more
Emeryville Lofts v. Nibbi Brothers *
Represented Nibbi Brothers General Contractors in resolving claims in a lawsuit alleging that it mismanaged the renovation of 140 live-work lofts and  more
Public procurement for Westinghouse Rail Systems Ltd.
Represented Westinghouse Rail Systems Ltd., a Swedish rail company and an international contractor, in a dispute regarding the procurement of a rail more
Construction litigation for mechanical/structural engineer *
Served as lead trial counsel defending a mechanical/structural engineer against a claim brought by the architect of a major Bay Area county hospital.  more

Intellectual Property Litigation

Breach of contract and fiduciary duty claims against EZflow and Ring Corp.
Represented EZflow and Ring Corp. in defense of breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty claims brought by one of two siblings from whom more

International Employment Issues

International reduction in force by a multinational beverage company
Represented a multinational beverage company in developing strategy and coordinating the work of foreign counsel for a global reduction in force more

International Strategy

Patent and trademark assistance for Xignux
Represents Xignux, a Mexican industrial consortium, in an array of patent and trademark matters for its business divisions in the electrical, wire more

Leveraged Finance

Complex business litigation for lender in multiple proceedings
Represented lender in multiple proceedings in state and federal courts regarding a mixed-use development securing $60 million in senior and junior more

Licensing

Patent prosecution and counseling services for a leading manufacturer of windows and doors
Provided patent procurement and counseling services for a leading developer and manufacturer of windows and doors. These services include procuring more

Licensing and Procurement

Commercial contract negotiations and licensing issues
Represented a U.S. building products company in commercial contract negotiations and various licensing issues. more

Mergers & Acquisitions

Acquisition for a worldwide financial services company
Represented a worldwide financial services company in transactions in connection with their acquisition of property owning companies in Stockholm and  more
Leveraged management buyout transaction for a closely held construction company *
Represented a closely held construction company in connection with a leveraged management buyout transaction. Advised on an investment banker led more
Swedish real estate investment management company sale of subsidiary
The firm served as lead counsel in representing a Swedish real estate investment management company as seller in connection with the disposal of all more
Strategic acquisition by international construction company
Represented Kajima International Inc. concerning the potential risks associated with the acquisition of another major U.S. general contractor on its more Featured
Stock purchase for U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction building products company in a stock purchase. more
Sale of block and brick plants for architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company in the sale of two block and brick plants. more
Acquisition program of Oldcastle Inc.
Represented Oldcastle Inc., an international architectural and construction products company, in its acquisition program. more
Swap of assets with construction and building supply company
Represented architectural products company in the acquisition of a concrete products business in exchange for two Texas concrete block plants and more
Asset purchase for Oldcastle Inc.
Represented Oldcastle Inc., a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company, in the acquisition of a division of a competitor. more
Asset purchase for U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company in its asset purchase. more
Stock purchase for a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company in its stock purchase. more
Purchase of stock assets by U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company in its purchase of stock assets. more
Asset purchase for U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company in its asset purchase. more
Asset purchase for U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company in its asset purchase. more
Stock purchase for U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company in a stock purchase. more
Stock purchase for U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company in its acquisition of a concrete company. more
Purchase for U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company in a purchase. more
Acquisition for U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company in an acquisition. more
Acquisition for U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company in an acquisition. more
Acquisition for U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company in an acquisition. more
Acquisition for U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company in an acquisition. more
Acquisition for U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. and Canadian architectural and construction products company in an acquisition. more
Acquisition of custom countertop business 
Represented a countertop business in the acquisition of a regional competitor. more
Acquisition of thirteen businesses for an architectural and construction products company
Represented a U.S. subsidiary of Irish architectural and construction products company in the acquisition of thirteen unrelated businesses (including  more
Acquisition of landmark building project
Represented a major German asset management company on the acquisition of a new landmark office building project in Central Stockholm. Due to the more

Native American Affairs

Represented design-builder on the construction of a school
Represented a design-builder on the construction of a Native American school facility in Fort Wingate, New Mexico. We assisted the joint venture more

Native American Litigation

Represented design-builder on the construction of a school
Represented a design-builder on the construction of a Native American school facility in Fort Wingate, New Mexico. We assisted the joint venture more

Nordic Legal Services

Real estate advice for Centrum Kompaniet i Stockholm AB
Represented Centrum Kompaniet i Stockholm AB in drafting and negotiating a SEK 1,7 billion construction contract regarding a major shopping mall. more
Litigation for Eltel Networks infranet AB
Represented Eltel Networks Infranet AB, a leading European Infranet service company specializing in electricity and telecommunications networks, in a  more
Construction litigation for a Swedish construction company
Represented a Swedish construction company in a dispute.  The matter is still pending. more
Arbitration for a Swedish construction company
Represented a Swedish construction company in an arbitral dispute.  The matter is pending. more
Acquisition for a worldwide financial services company
Represented a worldwide financial services company in transactions in connection with their acquisition of property owning companies in Stockholm and  more
Real estate advice for a Swedish real estate company
Represented a Swedish real estate company with various general corporate matters, construction related issues, rental issues and a joint venture on more
Swedish real estate investment management company sale of subsidiary
The firm served as lead counsel in representing a Swedish real estate investment management company as seller in connection with the disposal of all more
Arbitration for one the world's leading construction groups *
Represented one the world's leading construction groups in an arbitration dispute.  This matter is pending. more
Contract and frame agreements for the establishment of the 3-G network in Sweden
Represented an international contractee/owner in preparing contracts and negotiations of frame agreements with principal contractors for the more
Advised client on residential property projects
Advised client in relation to three residential projects in Västerås including assistance in the set up of corporate structures, tax advise, purchase  more
Planning advisor for investment holding company *
Advise an investment holding company in the early planning stages of a new multi purpose arena in Stockholm. more
Real estate advice for a Swedish construction company
Represented a Swedish construction company for the last ten years in relation to various real estate matters. more
Construction advice for one of the world's leading construction groups
Represented one of the world's leading construction groups in drafting a joint venture agreement for the international contractor consortium in the more
Evaluation of commercial risks
Evaluation of the commercial risks in the enquiry documents for a number of road and railway tunnels. more
Environmental case in connection with Citybanan, Stockholm
Representing property owners in an environmental case regarding ground and tunneling works for Citybanan under central Stockholm. more
Litigation and mediation representation for Eltel Networks Infranet AB
Represented Eltel Networks Infranet AB, a leading European Infranet service company specializing in electricity and telecommunications networks, in a  more
Construction advice for a Swedish construction company
Represented a Swedish construction company in a dispute concerning a railway-tunnel. more
Kista Galleria KB v. Skanska Sverige AB
Represented Kista Galleria KB in a dispute with Skanska Sverige AB in an ad hoc arbitration. more
Construction contract advice for a regional medical service center in Sweden
Represented a regional medical service center in Sweden as the official authority in charge of procuring, on a partnership basis, the construction more
Contract advice for Eltel Networks Infranet AB
Represented Eltel Networks Infranet AB, a leading European Infranet service company specializing in electricity and telecommunications networks, in more
Environmental litigation for a real estate company and international property owner
Represented a real estate company and international property owner in an environmental case regarding a tunnel project in the Stockholm area. This more
Construction litigation for a Swedish construction company
Represent a Swedish construction company in an arbitration before the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce regarding the more
Arbitration for a large Swedish construction company
Arbitrated an ad hoc arbitration between one of Sweden's largest construction companies and a subcontractor regarding several different more
Project counsel for international contractor in major road tunnel construction
Represents an international contractor in an ongoing construction of a major road tunnel under Stockholm City, a part of the new highway bypass in more
Construction litigation for a residential and industrial construction and property management company *
Represented a residential and industrial construction and property management company as the contractor in a dispute.  Case pending. more
Litigation for international industry group
Represented an international industry group in a dispute with a Swiss supplier/contractor regarding the building of a new production facility in more
Liability dispute for engineering services firm
Represented engineering services firm in a dispute regarding the consultant's liability for increased costs in connection with the construction of a more
Dispute regarding 3G roll-out in Stockholm *
Represented an international contractee/owner in a dispute before the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce regarding the 3G more
Contract negotiations for a heavy construction company
Represent Svevia AB, a heavy construction company, in contract negotiations regarding computer software and hardware services. more
Acquisition of landmark building project
Represented a major German asset management company on the acquisition of a new landmark office building project in Central Stockholm. Due to the more
Litigation for construction company
Represented a construction company in complex litigation involving issues of  dismissal, document production and sequestration of assets. more
Construction advice for a Swedish construction company
Represented a Swedish construction company in drafting of tender documents for procurement.  The documents contained very extensive framework more
Development project for engineering services firm
Represented engineering services firm in a dispute regarding the consultants liability for increased cost in a development project. more
Public procurement for Westinghouse Rail Systems Ltd.
Represented Westinghouse Rail Systems Ltd., a Swedish rail company and an international contractor, in a dispute regarding the procurement of a rail more

OSHA Litigation

OSHA litigation
Successfully represented numerous companies in OSHA litigation including cases involving catastrophic loss and fatalities. more
OSHA litigation for construction employees
Represented a number of construction employers and general contractors in matters involving alleged major violations of the Occupational Safety and more

Patent Counseling & Prosecution

Patent prosecution and counseling services for a leading manufacturer of windows and doors
Provided patent procurement and counseling services for a leading developer and manufacturer of windows and doors. These services include procuring more
Patent counseling for Clean Control Corporation
Performed patent work for Clean Control Corporation, an environmentally friendly cleaning solutions company. more
Patent and trademark assistance for Xignux
Represents Xignux, a Mexican industrial consortium, in an array of patent and trademark matters for its business divisions in the electrical, wire more
Patent prosecution and counseling services for a producer of catalyst technologies
Represent a leading producer of titania-based ceramic honeycomb catalyst for air pollution control by providing patent counseling and acquisition more
Patent prosecution counseling for leading manufacturer of equipment for asphalt
Represented leading manufacturer of equipment for asphalt in patent prosecution matters, helping them obtain a significant number of new patents, and  more
Patent and trademark portfolio management for Oldcastle Inc.
Represented Oldcastle Inc. in comprehensive patent and trademark portfolio management, including counsel and administration relative to more Featured
Patent prosecution counseling for a welding company
Represented a welding company in patent prosecution matters, helping them obtain a significant number of new patents, and providing validity and more
Technology and brand protection advice for Oldcastle Inc.
Represents Oldcastle Inc. in the protection of its technology throughout North America by providing patent advice, clearance, protection, and more

Patent Litigation

Zehren and Associates Inc. et al. v. Braeburn Real Estate Development LLC et al.
Defended Braeburn Real Estate Development against architect in connection with copyright infringement claims pertaining to architectural works.

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Randall J. Houck v. Ring Corporation and Ring Industrial Group
Successfully defended Ring Industrial Group in a patent dispute that arose from the purchase of a business by Ring in 2000.  The plaintiff claimed more
Patent litigation for window and door manufacturer
The firm served as lead counsel in the Southern District of Illinois on behalf of a leading developer and manufacturer of windows and doors in a case  more
Contract negotiations and patent infringement claims for a joint venture of architectural and engineering firms
Represented a joint venture of architectural and engineering firms responsible for design of a dome, in negotiations with applicable entities that more
Patent infringement for leading manufacturer of equipment for asphalt *
The firm served as lead counsel for leading manufacturer of equipment for asphalt, the patent owner, in a bench trial and subsequent appeal to the more
Trademark and copyright advice and counsel for Economic Development Resource Guide
Advice and counsel in areas of patent, trademark and copyright to Economic Development Resource Guide, a provider of state-of-the-art consulting more
Breach of contract and fiduciary duty claims against EZflow and Ring Corp.
Represented EZflow and Ring Corp. in defense of breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty claims brought by one of two siblings from whom more
EML Technologies LLC v. Leen & Associates Inc. et al.
Represented EML Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of lighting products, in a dispute related to patents for industrial lighting. Case more

Portfolio Strategy & Management

Trademark counseling and portfolio management
Trademark counseling and portfolio management to Oracle (enterprise software), Dignity Health (healthcare), Nexant, Inc. (energy sector software), more
Patent and trademark assistance for Xignux
Represents Xignux, a Mexican industrial consortium, in an array of patent and trademark matters for its business divisions in the electrical, wire more
Technology and brand protection advice for Oldcastle Inc.
Represents Oldcastle Inc. in the protection of its technology throughout North America by providing patent advice, clearance, protection, and more
Brand development and brand protection
Performs not only trademark clearance and application work, but also domestic and international policing, anticounterfeiting, franchising, licensing,  more

Private Equity

Project finance of the 2,600 MW LNG-fired Dabhol power project in India *
Represented a major U.S. construction company in the project finance of the 2,600 MW LNG-fired Dabhol power project, LNG port, two LNG regasification  more

Real Estate Finance

Leveraged management buyout transaction for a closely held construction company *
Represented a closely held construction company in connection with a leveraged management buyout transaction. Advised on an investment banker led more

Real Estate Finance & Capital Markets

Leveraged management buyout transaction for a closely held construction company *
Represented a closely held construction company in connection with a leveraged management buyout transaction. Advised on an investment banker led more

Real Estate Investment & Development

Tenant representation of global research organization in lease and construction of laboratory premises
Represented PRA International, a leading global clinical research organization, in lease negotiations and construction contracting for laboratory more
Transactional counsel for luxury hotel group *
Represented luxury hotel group in connection with management and construction of new hotel and condominium project in Dubai. more
Site acquisition, development, infrastructure and financing for Hamilton Merritt, Inc.
Represented Hamilton Merritt, Inc. in site acquisition, development, infrastructure and financing of a 5-story luxury urban condominium project, and more
Relocation and sale of Dillon Supply Company headquarters
Assist construction supply company in relocation of its Raleigh headquarters, including sale to TTA and build to suit lease with Duke Realty. more
Real estate development company *
Represented two major U.S. real estate firms and a Mauritius investment fund in their Series A investment into an Indian real estate development more
Construction claims for grading sub-contractors
Represented grading sub-contractors in an action alleging negligent construction of roadways in a luxury residential development in the mountains of more
Construction litigation for residential construction company
The firm serves as lead counsel for a large residential construction company in several so-called “construction defect” coverage cases arising out of  more
Development of world class luxury hotels for national real estate investment trust
Represented national real estate investment trust in the development of world class luxury hotels in Atlanta, Norfolk and Miami. more
Tech Park at North Canyons v. WHTBP Real Estate Limited Partnership *
Negotiated the resolution of claims arising from alleged defects in construction of a multiple building commercial project. Tech Park further claimed  more
Real estate acquisition, entitlement and development for Hamilton Merritt
Represent Hamilton Merritt Inc. in connection with its assemblage, acquisition, entitlement, development and infrastructure of a site more
Real estate and construction consultation to Kane Realty on a continuing care retirement community project
Represented Kane Realty as a joint venture partner involved in the development and construction of a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), more
Emeryville Lofts v. Nibbi Brothers *
Represented Nibbi Brothers General Contractors in resolving claims in a lawsuit alleging that it mismanaged the renovation of 140 live-work lofts and  more
Development project for engineering services firm
Represented engineering services firm in a dispute regarding the consultants liability for increased cost in a development project. more
Portfolio acquisitions for Texas-based cement and concrete manufacturer
Represented an international manufacturer of cement, concrete and related products in a transaction involving the acquisition of 45 owned and 12 more

Retirement Income Plans

Employee benefits matters for a leading manufacturer of windows and doors
Represented a developer and manufacturer of windows and doors.  Prepared IRS filings for the client's qualified retirement plans, including the more
Employee benefits matters for a leading manufacturer of windows and doors
Represented a developer and manufacturer of windows and doors.  Prepared IRS filings for the client's qualified retirement plans, including the more

RIFS & Severance Plans

International reduction in force by a multinational beverage company
Represented a multinational beverage company in developing strategy and coordinating the work of foreign counsel for a global reduction in force more

Securities

Securities counsel to construction materials company *
Served as securities counsel to a construction materials company in connection with its issuance of its common stock. more

Trade Secret

Patent prosecution and counseling services for a leading manufacturer of windows and doors
Provided patent procurement and counseling services for a leading developer and manufacturer of windows and doors. These services include procuring more

Trademark

Patent prosecution and counseling services for a leading manufacturer of windows and doors
Provided patent procurement and counseling services for a leading developer and manufacturer of windows and doors. These services include procuring more
Trademark counseling and portfolio management
Trademark counseling and portfolio management to Oracle (enterprise software), Dignity Health (healthcare), Nexant, Inc. (energy sector software), more
Patent and trademark assistance for Xignux
Represents Xignux, a Mexican industrial consortium, in an array of patent and trademark matters for its business divisions in the electrical, wire more
Georgia Pacific Consumer Products LP v. Myers Supply Inc., Inland Supply Inc., Four-U-Packaging, Inc. and Superior Janitor Supply Inc.
Counsel to Georgia-Pacific LLC in the enforcement of their trademark rights with respect to the paper towels dispensed by the enMotion motion more
Technology and brand protection advice for Oldcastle Inc.
Represents Oldcastle Inc. in the protection of its technology throughout North America by providing patent advice, clearance, protection, and more
Trademark and copyright advice and counsel for Economic Development Resource Guide
Advice and counsel in areas of patent, trademark and copyright to Economic Development Resource Guide, a provider of state-of-the-art consulting more
Brand development and brand protection
Performs not only trademark clearance and application work, but also domestic and international policing, anticounterfeiting, franchising, licensing,  more

Trademark & Trade Dress Litigation

Georgia Pacific Consumer Products LP v. Myers Supply Inc., Inland Supply Inc., Four-U-Packaging, Inc. and Superior Janitor Supply Inc.
Counsel to Georgia-Pacific LLC in the enforcement of their trademark rights with respect to the paper towels dispensed by the enMotion motion more

Transactional Intellectual Property

Acquisition program of Oldcastle Inc.
Represented Oldcastle Inc., an international architectural and construction products company, in its acquisition program. more
Patent prosecution and counseling services for a leading manufacturer of windows and doors
Provided patent procurement and counseling services for a leading developer and manufacturer of windows and doors. These services include procuring more

White Collar Crime & Special Investigations

Conducted internal investigation for international construction company  *
Performed an internal investigation for an international construction company into Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues as well as conducted training  more
Successfully persuaded the DOJ not to take any action against a construction client
Convinced the Department of Justice to decline prosecution of a construction company, after the DOJ had previously identified the company as a target  more
Represented a construction company executive during parallel investigations by the SEC & DOJ
Represented an executive at a public construction company during parallel investigations by the SEC & DOJ and convinced the DOJ to use the more
Internal investigation in response to a subpoena from the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General
Conducted an internal investigation for an international public company in response to a subpoena from the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector more
Conducted internal investigation for international public company
Performed an internal investigation for an international public company into Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues in Brazil, Portugal and Africa. more
Assistance with Department of Justice and Attorney General Civil Investigative Demands for corporate clients
Assisted corporate clients with responses to Civil Investigative Demands issued by U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and state Attorneys General. more
Assistance with subpoenas for construction companies in a Department of Justice investigation
Represented general construction companies in responding to federal grand jury subpoenas. more

*Experience gained by attorney prior to joining Kilpatrick Townsend

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Experience Highlights

Strategic acquisition by international construction company
Represented Kajima International Inc. concerning the potential risks associated with the acquisition of another major U.S. general contractor on its more
Arbitration for a general contractor
Represented a general contractor in arbitration with a hospital medical center, which terminated the contractor for default on a major hospital more
MACTEC, Inc. v. Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC
Represented MACTEC, Inc., an environmental remediation design/build contractor, in a dispute against Bechtel Jacobs Company (BJC) concerning a more
Counsel for infrastructure company
Represented infrastructure company in connection with several toll road projects. more

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