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Construction Litigation

Advancing Your Projects to Successful Completion

In any phase of a construction project, problems can arise. Having experienced counsel advocating for your best interests is often critical to proficiently advancing projects. Our attorneys are adept in both the public and private sectors and have a track record of skillfully and cost effectively navigating projects to completion. Because we represent owners, construction managers, design professionals, and contractors, we have a 360-degree vantage point to better anticipate expectations and identify potential issues and solutions.

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Our Experience

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Mintz assisted GE with procurement, contract operations, and litigation risk management associated with a $1.7 billion environmental cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River in New York and manufacturing sites along the river.
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When construction and design defects at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre delayed the world premiere of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Mintz filed litigation on behalf of theater operator Ambassador Theatre Group and worked with its general counsel to successfully resolve the matter through mediation.
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Mintz and ML Strategies helped Wynn MA, LLC secure a license for a $2+ billion resort & casino project in Everett, Massachusetts. The Mintz team worked through the legislative process and helped Wynn obtain state and local permits and secure a Massachusetts Gaming Commission license.

Our Approach

Our attorneys are keenly aware of the significant costs — in dollars and lost time — that arise when projects face conflict. We collaborate with you to craft a cohesive and tailored approach to avoid problems and, when necessary, solve them. In a practical and timely manner. Whether you are an owner, contractor, design professional, university, or global public company, our team is right for you. We have worked with all of you — and this gives us the much-needed perspective to adeptly anticipate and identify potential issues, roadblocks, and solutions.

​Scope of Focus
  • Accident site crisis communications
  • Contract drafting and negotiations
  • Arbitration
  • Bid protests
  • Bondholder representation
  • Construction and design defects
  • Delay and disruption claims
  • Design / build contracting
  • Differing site conditions claims
  • Green buildings
  • Government contracts
  • Insurance issues
  • LEED
  • Litigation and mediation
  • Minority / women business enterprises
​Additional Scope
  • OSHA
  • Owner disputes
  • Payment and performance bond claims
  • Regulatory compliance and training
  • “Prompt pay” legislation
  • Subcontractor / supplier disputes
  • Termination cases
  • Union issues
​Foundational Facts
  • Dispute experience encompassing virtually all forms of “horizontal” and “vertical” construction and development
  • Leadership positions in local and national construction industry groups, including the Construction Bar and the American College of Construction Lawyers
  • Dispute resolution and transactional experience in the construction, engineering, environmental, real estate, and design sectors
  • Arbitration and litigation capabilities specific to the construction industry, including a strong network of expert witnesses, local counsel, and consultants

What Our Clients Are Saying

Meet Mintz

Our multidisciplinary team represents contractors, owners, developers, and public authorities on a wide range of construction-related issues in the public and private sectors.