Construction Law

The members of the USLAW Construction Law Group represent owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors in all trade specialties, construction managers, design professionals including architects and engineers, construction product manufacturers, and material suppliers. Some of our members also represent insurance companies in connection with construction related issues.

Collectively, the group’s members provide a wide variety of legal services related to a myriad of construction issues. Construction attorneys with diverse practice areas are brought together in a forum which allows for a sharing of ideas, insights and perspectives. By creating a national forum of experienced construction attorneys and industry representatives actively networking to share information, experiences, resources and business opportunities,  our members stay  ahead of the curve with respect to current trends and construction market changes and deliver the most efficient and effective service to clients. Through seminars, publications, webinars, and the exchange of expert and research information, our members have access to the most current and comprehensive resources to effectively serve their clients in litigation, transactional matters, risk avoidance, risk reduction and alternative dispute resolution.

Practice Group Client Advisors

USLAW NETWORK Practice Group Client Advisors participate within the practice groups where they most closely align. These advisors offer important experiences and share insights with designated USLAW practice groups. Practice Group Client Advisors for this group are:

  • George S. Burkoski, Jr. – Assistant General Counsel, Kiewit Corporation
  • Dorothy J. Clark – Manager, Claims and Litigation, H&M Shared Services, Inc.
  • Susan Hightower – Claims Manager, Quanta Services, Inc.
  • Ashley R. Kramer – Senior Counsel, Litigation and Assistant Vice President of Safety & Risk, Comfort Systems USA, Inc.
  • Steven R. Lewis – Chief Executive Officer, United Forming, Inc.
  • Lisa A. Manzer – Vice President, AXIS Capital
  • Mark H. Van de Voorde – Chief Legal Officer, Victaulic

Why Choose USLAW Construction Law Firms?

The members of USLAW’s Construction Law Group are uniquely qualified to assist clients in construction related legal issues and disputes. Our focus is to provide our clients with access to a team of top lawyers who have extensive and practical experience in all aspects of construction law and who are dedicated to helping provide solutions to our clients most pressing and complex construction related needs.  The construction process is more challenging daily with the advent of new construction techniques, new relationships on the job site, insurance issues and other issues that have to be recognized and addressed.  Our members provide counseling and representation from the bid/planning phase up through the close of the project and beyond as we strive to provide our clients with the tools to stay abreast of a dynamic and ever changing construction landscape.

Because of our group members’ experience and depth in this area, individual attorneys in the USLAW Construction Group are uniquely well equipped to help our clients in handling numerous and varied types of claims, cases and transactional matters, as well as a variety of construction related insurance issues. Through our network contacts with the USLAW firms, our members have access to qualified, experienced legal counsel in almost any area of construction and across numerous jurisdictions.