Construction Services Header

Our Construction Law Services | DeWitt LLP

DeWitt boasts a seasoned team of attorneys well-versed in the nuances of the construction industry, offering clients comprehensive legal support. Our approach is tailored to address the multifaceted needs of both public and private sector development and construction activities. Whether navigating the intricacies of financing for a mixed-use project or vigorously litigating a construction claim, our attorneys collaborate closely with clients to achieve pragmatic solutions and favorable outcomes.

In the realm of construction law, our clients regularly turn to us for guidance on project development, government contracts, finance, risk management, alternative dispute resolution, and litigation. Our extensive experience in construction industry claims and litigation, including alternative dispute resolution, positions us as a reliable legal partner.

Operating in Wisconsin and Minnesota, our construction industry attorneys specialize in civil and infrastructure projects, resorts, mixed-use and commercial ventures, public works, and land use projects. We extend our expertise to government contracting and industrial projects, aiding clients in devising effective strategies to address the unique challenges inherent in the construction industry.

Our clientele comprises national and international construction entities, encompassing owners, architects, engineers, general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, specialty contractors, and material suppliers. Our legal representation spans the design, construction, and operation of commercial, public, and residential properties.

Key areas of our expertise in the construction industry encompass:

  • Litigation, including Trials and Appeals in State and Federal Courts
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution, encompassing Mediation and Arbitration
  • Breach of Contract Claims
  • Contract Review, Negotiation, and Drafting
  • Contract Compliance, covering Change Order and Differing Site Condition Issues
  • Construction and Mechanics Liens
  • Competitive Bidding Process, Bid Mistakes, and Protests
  • Delay, Acceleration, and Suspension of Work Claims
  • Design and Construction Defect Claims
  • Design Professional Negligence and Malpractice Claims
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Environmental Permitting and Compliance, including Asbestos, Mercury, and Mold Disputes
  • False Claims Act Defense
  • Government Contracts
  • Insurance Coverage Issues
  • Job Site Injury Claims
  • Coverage Under Commercial General Liability Policies and Other Types of Insurance
  • Litigation of Construction Disputes in State and Federal Courts, including Federal Claims Courts
  • OSHA and MSHA Safety Law Compliance
  • Prevailing Wage Issues
  • Warranties
  • Public Construction, Infrastructure, and Highway Construction
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Public and Private Payment and Performance Bonds
  • Theft by Contractor Claims

    Our commitment to excellence ensures that clients receive unparalleled support across the spectrum of construction law, addressing their unique challenges and fostering successful outcomes.


    Construction Law Notable Representations

    More Info

    Learn More About DeWitt's Construction Services
    If you would like more information about our Construction Law practice group, please contact

    Construction Law AttorneysView the Team

    Recent News

    How Your Intellectual Property Factors into Your Estate Plan Featured Image
    May 23, 2024

    How Your Intellectual Property Factors into Your Estate Plan

    Intellectual property rights are an often-forgotten component of estate planning, but they deserve the same attention that other assets receive...Read more!

    DeWitt Employment Relations Spring HR Roundtable Featured Image
    Apr 24, 2024

    DeWitt Employment Relations Spring HR Roundtable

    Join us for a complimentary Employment Relations Spring HR Roundtable presented by attorneys Raluca Vais-Ottosen and Connor Peterson...Read more!

    The Independent Contractor Waltz Featured Image
    Apr 16, 2024

    The Independent Contractor Waltz

    The article explores the complexities of the modern workplace, where distinguishing between employees and independent contractors is challenging, especially with the rise of the gig economy, leading...Read more!

    Business and Estate Planning Attorney Rachel M. Dahl Joins DeWitt LLP Featured Image
    Apr 15, 2024

    Business and Estate Planning Attorney Rachel M. Dahl Joins DeWitt LLP

    Today DeWitt LLP announced Rachel M. Dahl joined the firm’s Minneapolis office as a Partner...Read more!