Leech Tishman


Leech Tishman’s Construction Practice Group offers our clients a unique perspective and an inside edge on construction-related legal matters: a team of lawyers with a solid background in all aspects and disciplines within the construction industry.

Our legal team includes lawyers who have been employed in the construction industry as well as in law firms. They combine this experience with legal knowledge and many years of involvement with public and private sector project development, project design, project delivery, and dispute resolution. This comprehensive background allows our team to approach complex construction matters with the technical insight, common sense, and the seasoned experience necessary to anticipate, identify and resolve legal issues, manage risk, and provide guidance to our clients at any stage in their design, financing, construction and operating facility activities.

  • Contract drafting, negotiation and risk assessment
  • Evaluation of alternatives and structuring of project delivery systems
  • Bidding processes, corrections, withdrawals and/or bid protests
  • Scope of work/specification/change order issues
  • Owner/designer/contractor/subcontractor/ supplier day-to-day issues
  • Scheduling/multi-prime coordination issues
  • Risk mitigation
  • Construction insurance matters, including coverage negotiation and claims
  • Prosecuting/defending lien actions and bond claims
  • Project finance
  • Project documentation
  • Labor relations/employment law/project labor agreements
  • Contract compliance/termination/close-out and equitable adjustment
  • Testing and commissioning
  • Construction defect disputes/warranty claims
  • Payment and schedule disputes including claims related to delays, acceleration, productivity and time extension
  • Public-private partnerships
  • International projects, including projects involving onshore and offshore scopes
  • Collections
  • Litigation
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Title III ADA construction/access litigation
  • Safety & OSHA matters
  • General construction law counseling and operational strategy
  • Zoning/planning
  • Environmental remediation/asbestos abatement
  • Commercial
  • Consultancy
  • Defense
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Higher Education
  • Hospitality
  • Industrial
  • Infrastructure
  • Marine
  • Oil and Gas
  • Petrochemical
  • Residential
  • Retail
  • Associated General Contractors of California
  • Master Builders Association of Western Pennsylvania
  • American Institute of Architects
  • Institute for Energy Law