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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Construction & Project Finance
Construction and project finance law involves the legal and financial aspects of planning, developing, and financing construction projects. These projects can include anything from building a single-family home, to commercial malls and shopping centers, to large-scale infrastructure projects like roads, bridges, and airports. At Burch & Cracchiolo, our attorneys have extensive experience in construction and project finance law, and are well-versed in the various legal and financial issues that can arise during the course of a construction project. We have experience in advising clients on contract negotiation and drafting, bid protests, performance and payment bond claims, and disputes arising under construction and design agreements. We also have experience in advising clients on project financing, including bond financing, tax-exempt financing, and public-private partnerships. Our goal is to help our clients navigate the complex legal and financial landscape of construction and project finance, and to provide them with the guidance and representation they need to successfully complete their projects.
Construction Bonds and Liens
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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 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.
We work closely with our clients to understand the specific circumstances of the accident and to develop a defense strategy that will minimize the potential legal and financial consequences. This can include challenging the plaintiff's claims, arguing that the accident was caused by a third party, or negotiating settlements. Our goal is to help our clients navigate the legal process and to provide them with the representation they need to defend themselves against the claims made.
Construction Insurance Defense
Construction insurance defense involves representing and advising construction companies and contractors who are facing claims under their insurance policies. These claims can include allegations of property damage, personal injury, or wrongful death arising from construction defects, accidents or other incidents.
We have experience in working with insurance carriers, and have the knowledge and expertise to evaluate the coverage available under construction policies and advise clients on the best course of action. We also have experience in working with experts to investigate and evaluate the damages caused by the incident, and in representing clients in court or in arbitration proceedings. Our goal is to provide our clients with the aggressive and effective representation they need to defend themselves against claims and to minimize the potential financial impact of a construction incident.