Construction Law

Woods & Aitken has been representing clients in the construction industry since the Firm was founded in 1921. The Firm has been involved in a large variety of contract formulation, negotiation and dispute resolution. Our attorneys are experienced in drafting and analyzing contracts, development and presentation of negotiation positions, litigation, arbitration, and participation in claim discussions and settlement proposals.

  • In representing owners of construction projects during the planning phases, members of the Firm counsel our clients relative to all legal aspects of the conceptual design process, choice of project delivery systems, preparation and drafting of bidding documents, negotiated procurement alternatives, contract documentation, and dispute avoidance and resolution.
  • Our attorneys are experienced in drafting and analyzing contracts for all types of project delivery arrangements, including design-bid-build, design-build/EPC, construction management at-risk, and bridging arrangements, and for all types of procurement situations.
  • The Firm has been engaged to represent owners of construction projects, construction firms engaged in all facets of the industry including general, electrical and mechanical work, prime contractors and subcontractors, and surety companies.
  • The Firm has represented clients in connection with a large variety of projects including:
AirportsBridgesCanals
CasinosCommercial BuildingsDams
Data Centers Government FacilitiesHeavy Highways
HospitalsHotelsInstitutions
Manufacturing PlantsPower Plants Remediation
Residential BuildingsSchoolsShopping Centers
Steel MillsTunnelsWastewater Treatment Plants
Water Treatment Facilities WaterwaysOther Projects
  • Members of the Firm serve on bar association committees concerned with the construction industry, present lectures on construction topics to legal and industry groups, and have written various articles and papers on current construction topics.
  • Three attorneys in the Construction Law practice area have earned the distinction of being named Fellows in the American College of Construction Lawyers.

Members of the Firm have also handled a substantial number of bid protest matters before local, state, and federal authorities.

Resources

Purchase Order Pitfalls
State-by-State Lien Matrix
50 State Matrix: Pay-If-Paid, No Damage for Delay
Applicability of Statutes of Repose to Indemnity and Contribution Claims and 50 State Survey

Attorneys

Craig C. Dirrim

Email

(402) 437-8524

Erin Ebeler Roth

Erin Ebeler Rolf

Email

Lincoln: (402) 437-8516
Denver: (303) 606-6716

Audrey R. Svane

Audrey R. Svane

Email

(402) 437-8528

Kory D. George

Kory D. George

Email

(303) 606-6737

Daniel M. Gross

Daniel M. Gross

Email

(303) 606-6720

Joel D. Heusinger

Joel D. Heusinger

Email

Denver: (303) 606-6717
Lincoln: (402) 437-8517
Omaha: (402) 898-7404

Kerry L. Kester

Kerry L. Kester

Email

(303) 606-6713

Allen L. Overcash

Email

Denver: (303) 606-6707
Lincoln: (402) 437-8507

James A. Overcash

James A. Overcash

Email

Denver: (303) 606-6719
Lincoln: (402) 437-8519

Bruce A. Smith

Bruce A. Smith

Email

(402) 898-7454

Laura J. Sova

Laura J. Sova

Email

(303) 606-6722

Patrick T. Vint

Email

(402) 898-7429

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