Our Services & Industries

From complex commercial litigation to governmental relations and regulatory issues, our lawyers use their knowledge across many disclipines to provide world class legal support.

The Firm's lawyers have decades of experience assisting public entities and other clients in all forms of administrative and governmental law and related disputes. Our experience involves:

  • Bid protests
  • Environmental matters
  • Professional regulatory concerns
  • Certificates of Need
  • Procurement disputes
  • Intragovernmental matters

While the Firm has significant jury and bench trial experience, we are also keenly aware that many disputes are settled without the need for trial. We have decades of experience helping clients in all phases of the alternative dispute resolution ("ADR") process. One of the Firm's attorneys, Keith Lichtman, is a registered mediator and has developed a practice serving as mediator for complex cases involving construction, surety, and other complex law and litigation. We have also been successful in representing clients in high stakes arbitrations, through and including appellate and other efforts to challenge arbitration awards.

The Firm brings decades of focus and experience advising clients on all types of construction law, including contract review and drafting, to claim preparation, prosecution, and defense, to dispute avoidance and resolution. Our clientele includes public and private owners, general contractors and subcontractors, as well as sureties and insurers. We are deeply experienced in prosecuting and defending claims (from inception through appeals) involving:

  • Defective construction
  • Contested defaults
  • Delays and time extensions
  • Payment disputes
  • Change orders and other adjustments

We represent many of the leading fidelity law insurers in the United States. We regularly advise them in high stakes jury trial and appeals involving commercial crime policies and financial institution bond matters throughout the country. Our experience encompasses:

  • Claims investigation
  • Coverage analysis
  • Defense and resolution of claims
  • Pursuit of recovery from defalcators and others responsible for client losses

 

We represent most of the leading sureties in the United States. Our attorneys are speakers, authors, and authorities on a wide variety of topics important to the surety industry. Our experience involves:

  • Default and claim analysis involving payment, performance, and miscellaneous bonds
  • Takeovers and tenders
  • Contested defaults
  • Litigation (including bench and jury trials and appeals), arbitration and mediation
  • Protection of surety interests in bankruptcy, probate, and other proceedings
  • Salvage and recovery efforts