Design & Construction Law
Shook, Hardy & Bacon offers comprehensive, cost-effective expertise for all phases of domestic and international construction projects. The Design & Construction Law Practice represents design professionals, contractors, owners, and developers in construction litigation, mediation and arbitration; contract negotiation, drafting and review; accident investigations; ownership and noncompete issues; and trademark, copyright and patent matters. In addition, SHB attorneys provide strategic and substantive advice relating to business organizations and structure; risk management and compliance; project-related documents; tax and finance; and labor relations. These services extend from early project development through the design, financing and operation of industrial or municipal facilities. SHB has particular experience assisting clients with energy, water, wastewater, highway, railroad, bridge, tunnel, sports venue, and airport projects.
The Design & Construction Law Practice also works with lawyers focusing on employment and labor relations, environmental law, ESOPs and fringe benefits, and intellectual property to create 360 degree solutions that incorporate the perspectives of all entities involved in construction projects. Drawing on a broad client base, its extensive team of research analysts and the technical backgrounds of its attorneys, SHB affords superior representation, counseling and services to design and construction professionals around the world.