The business environment in the construction industry is fast-paced, highly-regulated and governed by strict project and cost deadlines. Effective legal representation requires a concrete understanding of the business environment in addition to the practical and legal issues facing the construction industry.
The lawyers in Jackson Kelly's Construction Industry Group bring depth and breadth of experience to the wide range of construction-related legal issues facing today's businesses. The Firm's construction lawyers have served the construction industry and worked in government regulatory agencies for years. This practical "real world" background combined with a broad construction and business law practice allows Jackson Kelly's attorneys to provide personal, result-oriented legal services in an effective, cost-efficient manner.
Jackson Kelly's Construction Industry Group always begins with the client and an evaluation of the client's particular needs. Attorneys analyze the "big picture" first so the most efficient and effective legal or other services to accomplish clients' business objectives can be recommended.
The Firm's lawyers have represented contractors, subcontractors, public and private owners, architects and engineers, sureties and insurance companies, and suppliers in all phases and types of construction projects. Attorneys have assisted clients involved in bidding and procuring work, financing projects, bonding and insuring projects, negotiating and drafting contracts, administering contracts, complying with government regulations and myriad other issues which challenge clients every day.
Should a dispute arise, attorneys help each client analyze the risks associated with the dispute and identify the best ways to resolve the dispute. The Firm has experienced trial attorneys ready to go to work when litigation is necessary or unavoidable. The Firm works with all of its clients to identify other less costly and time-consuming methods for resolving disputes such as mediation, arbitration and mini-trials. Ultimately, Jackson Kelly attorneys work to ensure that the dispute resolution approach used fits the clients' business objectives, because the Firm knows that the client is best served when those overarching concerns are kept in mind.