Construction

Burch & Cracchiolo's construction attorneys maintain an outstanding reputation among our peers and we are committed to handling your dispute with the diligence you deserve. We represent developers, general contractors, major subcontractors, suppliers and design professionals from project planning through to job completion and beyond.

We have one of the finest construction law practices in the State of Arizona. Our team of lawyers deals with the entire range of construction issues, including contract drafting and negotiation, bid disputes, claims preparation, delay claims, defect litigation, design issues, surety claims, Registrar of Contractor complaints, specification interpretations, Miller Act and Little Miller claims, labor, mechanic's and materialmen's liens, job site injuries and owner/condominium/homeowner association law suits. Burch & Cracchiolo attorneys regularly assist clients through alternative dispute resolution and, when necessary, litigation for claims of all sizes and complexities before administrative, state, and federal courts.

Burch & Cracchiolo's partners, well respected among construction lawyers, are highly proficient in dispute resolution including mediation, arbitration, bench trials and jury trials. All cases are expertly guided in order to give first-rate representation and provide the best possible results at competitive costs.

Burch & Cracchiolo represents every facet of the construction industry. Our clients have included engineering and architectural firms, homeowners, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, developers, governmental entities and homeowners associations. We practice before all state and federal courts and administrative agencies.


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Architecture and Engineering Contracts and Related Litigation

Burch & Cracchiolo attorneys have extensive experience representing both sides of a contract dispute involving architectural and engineering contract preparation and negotiation, as well as potential design liability disputes.

Construction & Project Finance

Construction Bonds and Liens

Many experienced construction lien and bond attorneys have learned the hard way that a failure to comply with a seemingly minor requirement of a particular statute may threaten to void contractor's or supplier's rights under that statute. At Burch & Cracchiolo, our construction attorneys have years of experience in successfully representing our clients in lien and bond disputes.

  • Bid bonds
  • Payment bonds
  • Performance bonds
  • Labor, Mechanics' and Materialmens' liens

Construction Contracts & Related Litigation

Burch & Cracchiolo attorneys have extensive experience in all forms of construction dispute resolution including early mediation, arbitration, bench trials, and jury trials. We provide a full range of experience with respect to government contracts on behalf of both contractors and public owners, including bid protests and claims.

Our objective is to resolve disputes with as little disruption and cost to your business. When litigation or arbitration cannot be avoided, however, our attorneys have the experience and skill to navigate the court system with tenacity and finesse on behalf of our clients. We handle construction cases before state, as well as federal courts and state and federal administrative.

Construction Defect Litigation

Burch & Cracchiolo maintains an extensive construction defect defense practice in Arizona, Nevada, and California (Burch & Cracchiolo P.C.) where it has offices in Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Orange County. Our team has lawyers licensed in each of those states, as well as New Mexico where we have also handled construction defect litigation. All cases are expertly guided to give first-rate representation and ensure the best possible results at competitive costs. We represent developers, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and manufacturers and have extensive experience in handling insurance related issues such as additional insured obligations and WRAP/CCIP/OCIP policy issues. We also understand that cost effective handling is important to many clients and insurance companies in the construction defect industry. Clients and insurance companies can achieve a more financially efficient relationship with Burch & Cracchiolo since the lead attorneys are licensed in multiple jurisdictions and actively practice in those states as well.