The design-build delivery method is no longer a new kid on the block. West Virginia (WV) construction projects of many different types have long been delivered using this alternate project delivery method. The experienced construction lawyers at Hendrickson & Long have worked with the design-build construction process for many years and on many different types of projects. You won’t find better WV design-build lawyers anywhere in the state.
Common Legal Issues Handled by Our WV Design-Build Lawyers
Our construction lawyers have worked with all major players in the industry in WV, Kentucky (KY), and Pennsylvania (PA). This broad experience gives our lawyers unique insight into all aspects of the design-build construction process, including a wide range of legal issues like these:
- competitive bidding violations and protests
- FHWA procurement regulations
- licensing laws and violations
- performance and payment bonds
- public procurement policies
- public-sector use of the design-build construction process
- selection laws
- teaming agreements
Our WV design-build lawyers have participated in every phase of the construction process, from project inception to completion, and we’re great at what we do.
What Clients Do H&L’s WV Design-Build Lawyers Serve?
Our construction law attorneys have been involved in all types of design-build projects, from highways and bridges to commercial building construction, and everything in between. We have had the pleasure of representing owners, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and other contingencies. We know the quality and value that design-build construction consistently delivers in WV and surrounding states.
When you retain H&L’s WV design-build lawyers, you won’t have to worry about spending hours educating your lawyers about how the design-build construction process works. We know how to read blueprints, we’re familiar with standard specifications, and we have worked with project management systems many times over. You won’t have to start from scratch or point us in the right direction: We’ll hit the ground running.
Legal Claims Often Presented in the Design-Build Construction Industry
Legal theories of recovery in the design-build delivery method are growing. Whether you need a lawyer to bring or defend your claim, it’s important to work with design-build attorneys who are familiar with all legal theories. Here are a few examples:
- Breach of contract
- FHWA procurement violations
- Mechanic liens
- Promissory estoppel
- Quantum meruit
- State bidding law violations
- State licensing law violations
- Unjust enrichment
The lawyers at Hendrickson & Long are intimately familiar with design-build laws and policies like these:
- WV Design-Build Procurement Act, W. Va. Code § 5-22A-1 et seq., which governs design-builder selection by state agencies
- WV Highway Design-Build Pilot Program, W. Va. Code § 17-2D-1 et seq., WV’s pilot project for delivering highway construction projects using the design-build method
- WVDOH’s Design-Build Policies and Procedures
We also have deep experience working with the WV Design-Build Board (WVDBB).
Why H&L’s Design-Build Lawyers?
Quite simply, our design-build attorneys have received numerous accolades for their experience in construction law and litigation.
Best Lawyers in America® recently named Partner Carl L. Fletcher Charleston, WV’s Construction Lawyer of the Year for 2018. Partner Gene Bailey was also named to the 2018 Best Lawyers list in the area of Construction Law and Litigation. And Partner Raj A. Shah is recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in Construction Litigation.
When you’re facing construction litigation, contact the WV design-build lawyers at Hendrickson & Long by calling 304-346-5500. You may also reach us by completing our Contact form.