Representative Matters

  • Represented general contractor in complex multi-party dispute regarding school construction
  • Represented subcontractor in presenting $17M bond claim and prevailing on subsequent dispute
  • Represented specialty contractor in $10M multi-party dispute in Canada
  • Represented engineer in $20M dispute arising from EPC contract for the construction of a combined cycle power plant
  • Represented construction manager in $30M multi-party dispute over environmental remediation
  • Represented leading specialty contractor in negotiation of over $350M in construction and services contracts
  • Represented construction manager in multi-party dispute concerning renovation of a water treatment facility
  • Represented consortium led by major regional engineering company in presenting bid protest of design-build project
  • Represented design-build contractor in dispute concerning installation of complex mechanical system
  • Represented construction manager in $10M cost overrun and defective work dispute with owner over construction of luxury home
  • Represented owner in presenting lengthy delay claim against contractor of luxury home
  • Represented owner in multi-party dispute with both contractor and design professional over construction of surgical center
  • Represented general contractor in dispute with subcontractor concerning additional costs claim in construction of a secondary school
  • Represented design professional subcontractor in procuring $800K mechanics' lien on university building
  • Represented drywall subcontractor in complex delay dispute
  • Represented electrical subcontractor in defending against significant preference claims and to protect validity of mechanics' liens
  • Represented prominent accounting firm in defending complex litigation involving $30M deepening insolvency claim
  • Represented financial institution in $5M lender liability action
  • Represented multiple owners and contractors in dealing with claims for material escalation following imposition of "Trump Tariffs" 
  • Represented owner in significant construction defects dispute
  • Represented subcontractor in dispute alleging damage to over 80,000 sq. ft. of fiber cement siding
  • Represented multiple clients in responding to governmental investigations involving OSHA, Department of Labor, Internal Revenue Service, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Securities and Exchange Commission, Massachusetts Securities Division, and other state and federal agencies
  • Regularly represents numerous institutional creditors in enforcement of commercial debts in bankruptcy and workout situations

Firm Highlights

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ConsensusDocs vs. AIA - Which Contract Is Best for Contractors?

Choosing the right contract is essential to protecting your rights as a contractor. AIA Contracts have long been the industry standard, but Consensus Docs are fast becoming a reasonable option. In this article, Nathan...

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Prefabrication in Practice: Weighing the Advantages Against the Challenges

In recent years, prefabrication and modular construction have become a more popular choice for large-scale construction projects. Proponents of prefabrication have lauded that prefabbed construction yields better, cheaper and faster construction because projects can...

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Understanding the Contractor’s Consent: The Hidden Dangers in a Common Form

At the start of a commercial construction project, lenders frequently request the "Contractor's Consent to Assignment" or "Contractor's Consent" forms from contractors. These contracts allow the bank to assume ownership of the project in...

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The Moving Finish Line: Statutes of Limitation and Repose Are Not Always What They Seem

Having an end date for risk is important to construction professionals who need to know when they can close their books and destroy files relating to old projects. In this article for  Construction Executive...

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Avoid the Pain Points in Trump Tariffs

New tariffs on imported materials such as steel, aluminum, solar panels, lumber and plywood have caused suppliers to increase their prices to contractors, boosting the overall cost of construction. Industry experts expect more tariffs...

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Litigation and Arbitration Venue Provisions in Construction Contracts: When and How They Work

Venue and choice-of-law provisions are fairly standard in construction contacts, but can be overlooked due to their location within a contract. When drafted effectively, these provisions can help limit uncertainty about where and how...

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NH Gov. Sununu Issues Stay-At-Home Order - Construction Considered Essential Industry

Yesterday, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu issued an emergency order shuttering all non-essential businesses in the state effective today. This morning, the governor's office released a list of...

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Construction Alert: Gov. Baker Clarifies Massachusetts Construction Requirements and Possible Future Impacts for New Hampshire

The state of construction in Massachusetts continues to evolve as Governor Baker issued another order yesterday tightening  the list of types of construction that are allowed to proceed  as "essential services." Under the new...

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Construction Alert: U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Knock Down Tariffs

The United States Supreme Court announced Monday that it will not take up a steel importer group’s challenge to President Trump’s broad authority to impose tariffs and set trade restrictions. The High Court rejected...