Baker Sterchi trial lawyers work closely with clients in the construction industry, helping them find practical solutions by carefully analyzing claims, negotiating agreements and representing them at trial, if necessary. We have extensive experience representing owners, developers, general and specialty contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, lenders, insurers, sureties and other entities in connection with all stages of construction.
When a claim arises, our attorneys are particularly skilled at analyzing the issues efficiently by examining contract balances, pending claims, job site conditions, percentage of work completed, and, issues related to contracts.
In adversarial proceedings, we are effective advocates in many forums, including in arbitrations and mediations, negotiated settlements and in courtroom contests. Our attorneys have experience defending a broad range of disputes, including those involving claims of defective workmanship or design, warranty breaches, delay or disruption, and cumulative impact.
Our attorneys also provide skilled services to construction industry clients in the areas of surety, commercial litigation, employment and labor, personal injury defense, product liability and premises liability. We have extensive experience defending matters for construction equipment manufacturers.
Our attorneys are active members of professional organizations related to the construction industry. These include the American Bar Association FSLC Construction Law Committee, National Bond Claim Association, and ALFA Construction Practice Group.
For more information about the services we provide to the construction industry contact Scott Kreamer or John Watt in Kansas City at 816.471.2121. In St. Louis, contact Rob Chandler or Martha Charepoo at 314.345.5000.