Need an Attorney?
Whether you’re a contractor or subcontractor, an architect or engineer, a laborer or supplier, you have worked hard to build your reputation. However, even the most skilled construction professional can run into some issues over the course of their career. This is why a Knoxville construction attorney from Cotney Construction Law is invaluable.
Every client’s need is unique. Since conflict can arise before, during, or post-construction, we provide a range of services tailored to the needs of each client. We help our clients resolve matters in the following areas:
Legal Matters Knoxville Construction Lawyers Help You Solve
Construction Arbitration and Litigation: Disputes involving claims of lien, payment and performance bonds, negligent design, defective construction, lien foreclosure, breach of warranty, breach of contract, unjust enrichment, fraudulent misrepresentation, and defamation claims.
OSHA Defense: Defense against OSHA citations and complaints, help with the OSHA inspection and citation process, participate at informal conferences on behalf of clients at the local level, and represent clients at the regional level after the Notice of Contest has been issued.
Lien and Bond Claims: Handle local lien and bond issues for construction clients including preparing documents, filing and enforcing mechanics liens, and pursuing payments.
Alternative Disputes Resolution: Provide solutions for handling disputes outside of litigation, which is faster, cheaper, and less formal, giving clients more control over the final outcome.
License Defense: Defend contractors in licensing disputes at the local and state level. Respond to Department of Business and Professional Regulation investigations and argue before the Construction Industry Licensing Board on behalf of contractors.
Bid Protests: Assist protesting bidders in challenging government actions or represent winning bidders to defend against protests which challenge the validity of the award.
Contract Review and Drafting: Review and draft a wide range of legal documents including terms and conditions, contract and subcontract agreements, supplier agreements, teaming agreements, joint venture agreements. Well versed in all major American Institute of Architects (AIA), ConsensusDOCS, and Associated General Contractors (AGC) forms.
Protect Your Business With Cotney Construction Law
Choosing the right Knoxville construction attorney is crucial. You need a lawyer that is not only a construction expert but one that is passionate about the very people who work in the industry. All of our attorneys have ties to the construction industry prior to becoming attorneys. Our legal credentials coupled with hands-on experience is invaluable to keeping your business on track and navigating the conflicts you are facing.
If you are in need of a professional construction law firm, please submit our contact request form for more information.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.