Construction Law

Successful construction projects don’t happen by accident.

Butler Law Firm has the experience in construction law to be a valuable teammate during every phase of a construction project. Decisions and agreements made at the beginning of a construction project can significantly impact its success. Butler Law Firm works with owners, developers, and contractors on a variety of projects, including commercial, multi-family, mixed use, condominium, and retail projects. At the beginning of projects, Butler Law Firm understands the important role that design and construction contracts play in a project, and works with owners, developers, and contractors to properly allocate risks and define rights in those agreements.

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Construction Litigation

Construction projects can give rise to a variety of disputes. Sometimes these issues arise during the course of a project based on one party’s performance (or failure to perform), or sometimes the problems appear in the form of defect claims after projects are complete. Regardless of the type of construction dispute or issue that arises in connection with your project, Butler Law Firm can help.

Butler Law Firm has assisted owners, developers, contractors, and sureties in addressing and resolving a variety of disputes on projects both in and out of Texas. Butler Law Firm’s experience includes:

  • Arbitration and Litigation of Complex Construction Defect Claims
    • Extensive experience on construction defect claims involving condominiums, multifamly, commercial and retail projects
  • Payment Disputes
  • Contract Termination Disputes
  • Mechanics Lien Claims
  • Completion and Warranty Disputes
  • Project Accidents
  • Surety Bond Claims
  • Delay Claims
  • Appellate Representation
  • Drafting and Negotiating Construction and Design Contracts

Construction and Design Contract Drafting

Regardless of the size or type of project, Butler Law Firm can help you properly allocate risks and define rights in the contracting process. Butler Law Firm has worked with clients on multifamily, condominium, mixed-use, commercial, retail and residential projects in Texas and many other states.

Regardless of the size or location of your project, Butler Law Firm can assist you with:

  • Drafting and negotiating design and construction contracts
  • Reviewing and advising on design and construction contracts
  • Risk transfer and risk management strategies
  • Insurance issues
  • Green building planning