Gravel & Shea is uniquely positioned to assist clients in the field of construction law. Our attorneys use their knowledge and experience to successfully guide owners, contractors, architects, engineers and design-build entities through all phases of the construction process.

Services & Capabilities

  • Project planning (including review of state and local land use and environmental regulations)
  • Review of request for proposal requirements, bid documents and bidding procedures
  • Negotiation and development of contracts for construction, architectural services, design-build projects and construction management
  • Acquisition of necessary federal, state and local permits
  • Assistance with financing for real estate transactions and construction
  • Bond, insurance and letter of credit considerations
  • Lien perfection, dispute and waiver issues
  • Changes to the scope of work, cost overruns, delays and other payment issues
  • Dispute resolution and project close out

In addition, our construction law group is well versed in all of the major construction industry forms, including the AIA family of documents, and routinely monitors all modifications to these documents and new developments in the case law.