Smith Moore Leatherwood represents construction companies, engineering and architectural firms, and construction equipment and material suppliers in all aspects of construction, engineering and architectural law.
The primary goal of the Construction Group is to focus significant education and experience in public and private construction matters to assist clients in avoiding costly disputes or limiting risks through early consultation.
Construction Practice Group services include:
- Contract preparation and review including subcontractor or supplier agreements
- Owner/architect agreements
- Claims analysis and preparation
- Surety bonds and claims
- Construction defect claims
- Joint ventures
- Mechanics’ liens
- Mold litigation
- OSHA compliance, inspections, and appeals
- Arbitration and litigation
Construction Mediation, Arbitration and Litigation
Smith Moore Leatherwood attorneys regularly litigate construction disputes in state and federal courts, as well as in hearings before the American Arbitration Association and other arbitration boards. We represent owners, general contractors and subcontractors in resolving construction contract disputes, defending and prosecuting construction defect claims, preparing and filing construction liens, and resolving construction and product warranty disputes. Our attorneys understand the construction process and apply that knowledge to reach efficient, practical solutions.
Members of the Firm are also active in the following associations:
- Associated General Contractors
- Piedmont General Contractors Association
- American Subcontractors Association
- American Bar Association’s Forum on the Construction Industry
- American Bar Association’s Forum on Litigation
- South Carolina Bar Construction Law Section