Construction and Design

TRUSTED GUIDANCE

Ball Janik LLP’s Construction and Design practice is dedicated to the representation of contractors and design professionals. These professionals include general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, owners, public agencies, and developers in all phases of the construction process. Our team is equipped to represent our clients in construction disputes, litigation, arbitration and mediation, while regularly providing risk management advice and other counsel to owners and contractors seeking to prevent claims. 

Our representation has covered a wide range of projects, including office parks, commercial buildings, hotels, high rises, conversions, high-technology computer plants, and major league sports stadiums. We have won cases for owners and stakeholders in a wide array of construction projects, including hotels, schools and other public buildings, retirement facilities, retail stores, industrial buildings, office buildings, shopping centers, mixed-use facilities, affordable housing, and public works and infrastructure projects. Ball Janik proudly represents one of the largest electrical contracting firms in the nation along with major contractors and subcontractors.

Our team provides services in negotiating and documenting design and construction arrangements. This includes bids, contract negotiation and drafting, specifications, and joint venture arrangements. We regularly advise clients on significant delay and impact claims, including inefficiency and differing site conditions claims, extra work, payment issues, including lien, surety, and bond claims, bid protests and contract payment disputes, complex contractual disputes, design defects and products liability claims, insurance recovery, and other matters pertaining to the design and construction of 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.

OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:

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