Construction Claims

Haynes Boone attorneys assist clients with analyzing project performance issues, developing strategies to address cost overruns, and effectively managing disputes when and where it is needed most. We are dedicated to evaluating claims and other project support services designed to mitigate risk and enforce contract terms.

Our team consistently presents compelling claims packages designed to realize the prompt resolution of disputes without litigation. We regularly advise clients on avoiding or managing the impact of performance problems on the time and cost to complete their construction projects. We provide practical legal counsel and proven skill in:

  • Negotiating and reviewing contracts and subcontracts
  • Supporting project administration
  • Avoiding and resolving claims and disputes
  • Evaluating and preparing complex change order or equitable adjustment requests
  • Developing strategies for the earliest recovery of cost overruns
  • Defending default and convenience terminations on public and private contracts
  • Resolving payment disputes between prime and subcontractors
  • Enforcing and defending mechanic’s liens
  • Partnering with clients as project counsel to develop effective strategies for tackling contract disputes, including defenses to and prosecution of claims
  • Identifying causes of project cost overruns
  • Involving expert consultants as needed
  • Resolving payment disputes on projects bonded under the Miller Act
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Haynes Boone Granted Membership in Prestigious Engineering and Construction Industry Association
March 13, 2023

Haynes and Boone, LLP is proud to announce its membership in The Beavers, a national organization founded in 1955 to promote “goodwill, friendliness and consideration” among members of the engineering and construction industries. It is considered an honor within the covered industries to be admitted as a member of The Beavers, which is by invitation only. Of the 284 companies that are members of [...]