For construction companies, the legal landscape can be complex and confusing. At The Wagoner Firm, our experienced attorneys provide comprehensive legal services for all aspects of the construction process. Our lawyers can provide assistance anywhere from negotiating, drafting, and reviewing construction contracts to consultation to better comprehend zoning issues and insurance claims affecting construction managers. We have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our clients through successful change orders and claims. Considering our background in construction litigation in New York State courts, we understand how to best protect your interests.
Our attorneys have an extensive understanding of the complex federal regulations governing wages and hours, as well as New York State’s prevailing wage laws. We are committed to making sure that workers receive the wages they deserve, while protecting our clients from unnecessary litigation. We also provide guidance on appropriate safety protocols and training procedures for construction sites.
Our construction law attorneys are knowledgeable about the various environmental laws and regulations governing construction sites and can help ensure that your project is in compliance. Additionally, our attorneys are familiar with the nuances related to the liability your company faces and the appropriate insurance coverage and risk mitigation and transfer opportunities to ensure your business is protected. We can also provide advice on corporate formation and financing options, as well as licensing requirements and intellectual property protection. Our attorneys are experienced in contract negotiations including contracts with public and private owners, subcontract agreement and union related issues such as collective bargaining agreements and advising employers on union-related legal issues.
We understand the importance of keeping your project moving forward within budget, so our lawyers can review bids to make sure the specifications and deadlines are met. Our experienced lawyers are knowledgeable about the laws governing public works projects and have extensive experience navigating the bidding process as well as claim notification, preservation and recovery for delays and extra work, as well as filing a Mechanic’s Lien to preserve your company’s right of recover. We can help with dispute resolution through arbitration or mediation, ensuring that your interests are represented throughout the process. We are also able to provide guidance on the various legal aspects of joint venture agreements and agreements regarding same. We understand the complexities involved in forming such relationships and can help you ensure that your company’s interests are adequately protected.
If claims do arise, our construction lawyers can undertake the initial investigation to ensure that all evidence is gathered and preserved as well as interact on your behalf with any regulatory agency including the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) who often times investigates construction accidents. These pre-claim services often time mitigate or prevent costly litigation.
At The Wagoner Firm, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive legal support for the construction industry in Albany and throughout New York State. Our construction attorneys are adept at navigating the legal landscape for construction workers, managers, contractors, and more, ensuring that their interests are protected every step of the way. When you need experienced counsel to protect your rights and interests in a contract legal dispute or any other legal matter related to the construction industry, look no further than The Wagoner Firm.