Any construction or remodeling project is a big undertaking. It can involve a lot of people, ideas, equipment, machinery, and materials. The contractor has an array of people that need to be pleased, from the client to crew, members, regulators to insurers. The best way a company can be protected with all these moving parts is by hiring a construction lawyer at the beginning of any project. While hiring a lawyer can seem like a daunting task, here are some things to look for in a construction attorney or construction law firm.
- Look for a construction lawyer with specific education and knowledge. It’s not enough that a lawyer be top of the class or a good court litigator. The issues that come up in construction are some of the most difficult and entangled that any person could face. The right construction lawyer needs to have specific industry knowledge of the all the relevant laws, experience with contracts and negotiations, arbitration experience, and knowle