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Construction and Design2022-09-19T22:17:25+00:00


Ball Janik LLP’s Construction and Design practice is dedicated to the representation of owners, developers, public agencies, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in all phases of the construction process. Our team is equipped to represent our clients in all phases of construction including contract negotiation, bidding, claim avoidance, and construction disputes including mediation, litigation, and arbitration. Our team also regularly provides risk management advice and other general counsel to our clients before, during, and after construction to mitigate the risks of claims.

Our representation has covered a wide range of projects, including office parks, commercial buildings, hotels, high rises, conversions, high-technology manufacturing plants, major league sports stadiums, solar/alternative energy projects, schools and other public buildings, retirement facilities, retail stores, industrial buildings, shopping centers, mixed-use facilities, affordable housing, public works and infrastructure projects, together with homeowner associations and single-family home development. Ball Janik proudly represents one of the largest electrical contracting firms in the nation along with several major school districts, private developers, affordable housing developers, contractors, and subcontractors.

Our team provides services in negotiating and documenting design and construction arrangements. This includes bids, contract negotiation and drafting, and joint venture arrangements. We regularly advise clients on significant delay and impact claim rights and issues, including inefficiency and differing site conditions claims, concurrent delays, extra work, notice obligations, and contractual and statutory limitations to recovery. Our team also regularly evaluates payment issues, including lien, surety, and bond claim rights, bid protests and contract payment disputes, design defects and products liability claims, insurance recovery, and other matters pertaining to the design and construction of relatively small to multi-million-dollar facilities. Our attorneys have been involved in numerous complex construction and design claims, several significant delay and impact claims, countless lien foreclosure and breach actions, and multiple construction defect suits.

The Ball Janik construction team flaunts some of the most renowned and recognized litigators throughout the Pacific Northwest and Florida. We remain well-known and steadfast for our ingenuity in settling matters as quickly as possible, with the best outcome for our clients in mind.


  • Negotiating public and private engineering, architectural, construction,
    and subcontract agreements
  • Cost overruns, delay and impact, and construction lien and bond claims
  • Construction defect, design, and product liability claims
  • Recovery of insurance claims arising from construction disputes
  • Public works and infrastructure projects
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