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Construction Law

Whether you are a developer, homeowner, lending institution, government, architect, engineer, general contractor, construction manager, subcontractor, or supplier, our construction law attorneys have the experience and knowledge to handle your construction matter. We have expertise in all types of construction law, from contract preparation to environmental issues and business representation. True to our firm’s collaborative approach, construction law attorneys examine your matter holistically and work closely with other practice groups such as business law, labor and employment law, litigation, tax law, real estate law, and environmental law to ensure it is handled with the best expertise and legal solutions.

Risks are inherent to the construction process and our litigation team works to manages those risks and avoid costly litigation. This includes using alternative dispute resolution like mediation and arbitration to bring clients a favorable resolution in a manner that is timelier and more cost-effective.

Types of Services

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Bond and lien claims
  • Business representation
  • Contract negotiation, preparation and review
  • Defective design and construction claims
  • Environmental issues
  • Lien claims
  • Litigation
  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Negotiating construction contracts (including AIA contracts, EJCDC documents, and other standard documents)
  • Scheduling, delay, payment, and project administration claims

Memberships & Awards

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Section: Construction, Litigation
  • WNC Green Building Council

Update Regarding COVID-19

To our clients, colleagues, and friends: The safety and well-being of our community is our highest priority. Like many of you, we are closely monitoring the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the impact it is having on everyone in our community and around the world. As the level of concern surrounding the virus heightens, we feel a strong responsibility to minimize any potential risk within the community. To that end, we are following guidelines recommended by the CDC – from implementing and maintaining diligent sanitation and custodial practices to minimizing person-to-person contact – while ensuring that all of your legal needs continue to be met with the same client service you are accustomed to receiving from Roberts & Stevens. At this time, our offices remain open, with many of us connected remotely. However, in support of social distancing, we are asking clients, if at all possible, to schedule phone conferences instead of coming to the office. Thank you for your support and cooperation. Let us know if you need us. We are here.