One Firm.
One Focus.
Construction Law.

Some firms say they specialize in a multitude of  areas of law. Is that even possible? Here at Kirwin Norris, we believe that the only way to provide the expertise our clients deserve is to focus. Really focus. So since opening our doors in 1997, our goal has been to provide prompt and effective solutions to the legal demands of complex construction.

 

We know current case law and regulations. We foresee emerging trends and upcoming challenges. We know who the important players are and we know how the deals are made in today’s market.

From concept to completion, from groundbreaking to grand opening, we are there every step along the way.

 

It’s never too early to get our attorneys involved in your construction project. From removing any obstacles to construction to ensuring the viability of your financing, we will help lay a strong foundation for project success.

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ACQUISITION & FINANCING
  • - Establishing the Business Entities
  • - Negotiating Acquisition Contracts
  • - Structuring Financing & Tax Credits
  • - Negotiating Development Contracts
  • - Resolving Land-Use & Zoning Issues
  • - Closings
 

We can help you navigate even the most complex procurement processes and contract negotiations. Working with clients large and small, on both public and private projects, our attorneys ensure that our clients are protected from beginning to end. We have experience modifying common industry documents as well as creating project specific agreements from scratch for all parties involved in the construction process.

HERE’S HOW IT’S DONE.
PROCUREMENT & BIDDING
  • - Architect & Engineer
    Agreements
  • - Contract Agreements
  • - Bidding Documents
  • - Bid Protests
  • - Licensure issues
  • - Insurance and Bonding issues
  • - Prime Contraction Contracts
  • - Contract Negotiations
 

Our team takes a proactive approach, advising clients on all issues during the construction process, in order to minimize legal issues down the line.

HERE ARE A FEW EXAMPLES
CONSTRUCTION
  • - Negotiate Subcontracts
    & Purchase Orders
  • - Claim Prevention & Documentation
  • - Real-Time Advice on:
    • - Design Errors
    • - Changes
    • - Delays
    • - Safety
    • - Non-Payment
 

Our team can assist with project close-out issues including the evaluation, preparation and negotiation of claims. We have successfully represented developers, owners and contractors during the closeout process, and have a strong track record of reaching resolutions that exceed our client expectations without resorting to litigation. When necessary, however, we also have a proven track record of winning claims in both arbitration and litigation.

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CLOSE-OUT
  • - Claims Resolution thru
    ADR Processes, Arbitration
    or Litigation
  • - Closeout Issues
 

Over the years, many of our clients have discovered that long after a construction project is complete, our expertise in this arena, as well as the trust we have built, continues to be a valuable asset. We can assist with a range of ongoing legal needs associated with financing, renting, renovating and selling a property.

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ONGOING OPERATION
  • - Sale or Lease of Project
  • - Lending/Permanent Financing
  • - Renovations
  • - Tenant Leases
  • - Occupancy Issues
  • - Latent Design or Construction Defects
  • - Warranty Issues

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