Construction Industry

The construction industry is an important part of our economy but is a complicated business with many inherent pitfalls and legal concerns.  The attorneys at Drew Eckl & Farnham are experts in this industry and provide counsel to construction companies, owners, subcontractors, suppliers, and other professionals within this industry. 

Industry Specific Expertise 

Drew Eckl & Farnham assists clients with a wide variety of issues and disputes related to the construction industry.  Specifically, the firm has significant experience and expertise in many practice areas, including: 

  • Breach of Contract and Delay Damage Claims 
  • Mechanic’s and Materialmen Lien Claims 
  • Surety Bond Claims 
  • Commercial Collections & Prompt Payment Act Claims 
  • Zoning & Title Appeals 
  • Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution 
  • Contract and Subcontract Negotiation and Drafting  
  • OSHA Compliance and Investigations 
  • Corporate Investigations 
  • Commercial General Liability Exposure & Premises Liability 
  • Workers’ Compensation Claims 
  • Employee and Labor Relations 
  • Insurance Coverage Analysis 
  • Insurance and reinsurance disputes 
  • Local, State, and Federal Regulatory Compliance Issues 
  • Return to Work Policies and Procedures 
  • Construction Lending reputation and Advise 

Value Added Services 

Drew Eckl & Farnham attorneys provide clients with on-site educational seminars and meetings regarding new regulations, recent legal developments, and risk management.  The Firm works with in-house attorneys, adjusters, risk managers and human resources professionals to develop stream-lined protocols for case handling. 

Guidance Specific to COVID-19  

  • Response to OSHA demand letters and investigations.  
  • Analysis and defense of delay damages and force majeure provisions.  
  • Exposure from injuries covered under Workers’ Compensation and being laid off.   
  • Creating light duty programs for injured workers. 
  • Coordination between builders, owners, & lenders/insurance companies.  
  • CARES Act Loan Program advice (Paycheck Protection Program and EIDL Loans).  
  • Contractual issues arising from COVID-19. 

*No Guarantee of Results:  Many of the practice summaries and individual attorney biographies on this website describe results obtained in matters handled for Drew Eckl & Farnham clients.  These descriptions are meant only to provide information about the activities and experience of our attorneys.   They are not intended as a guarantee that the same or similar results can be obtained in every matter undertaken by our attorneys; and you should not assume that a similar result can be obtained in a legal matter of interest to you.  The outcome of a particular matter can depend on a variety of factors.