Practice Areas & Industries: Burr & Forman LLP


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Burr & Forman's construction attorneys provide advice and assistance to all sectors of the construction industry.

Our attorneys work with general contractors, private and public owners, subcontractors, suppliers, developers, architects, engineers, construction managers, program managers, insurers, and surety companies on all issues facing clients in the construction industry.

Examples include:

  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating private and public construction contracts. Some of which include:
    • Owner/general contractor agreements and packages
    • Construction logistics
    • Construction management agreements
    • Equipment erection contracts
    • Equipment purchase contracts
    • Local, state and federal government contracts
    • Owner/architect agreements
    • Teaming agreements
  • Bidding and procurement
  • Building information modeling (BIM)
  • Business entity formation
  • Construction finance
  • Contract compliance, disputes, and terminations
  • Environmental review
  • General advice
  • Green building
  • Heavy industrial manufacturing
  • Insurance coverage analysis - CGL, E&O, OCIPs
  • Joint ventures
  • Licensing, including multi-jurisdictional licensing
  • Maritime Construction
  • Power distribution
  • Project delivery systems
  • Project documentation
  • Project neutral services
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Risk identification and claim avoidance strategy

We assist our clients from the beginning of the project, with drafting and negotiating contracts, and throughout the project to lend advice and assist with claims avoidance. If claims do arise, we have extensive experience to help resolve these claims.

Articles Authored by Lawyers at this office:

Changes to Florida's Construction Defect Notice Statute
Matthew Stock,Peter C. Vilmos, July 01, 2015
Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a new bill that changes Florida's construction defect notice statute, effective October 1, 2015. Changes to the Florida statute include: (I) an amendment to section 558.001, revising legislative intent; (II) an amendment to section 558.002, revising the definition...