Construction Law 

Payment Bonds

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I’ve represented owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers throughout the construction industry for over 15+ years. Seeking help regarding payment bond claims? Schedule a free 15-minute consultation, today!

Construction Law

Payment Bonds

 It is well known that payment bonds are required by federal law on US government construction projects (known as the Miller Act), and by virtually every state for local state or municipal public projects (colloquially referred to as the “Little Miller Act”), specifically to assure payment to subcontractors and material suppliers who are unpaid for their labor and materials furnished.  In recent years, many private owners, from shopping malls to office buildings and multi-family residences, have required that payment bonds be provided as well.    If you are working on a public or private construction project and have not been paid, a payment bond claim and a subsequent lawsuit to enforce the claim is an important tool to ensuring payment.  But, like most things in the law, the timing and the format of the claim are of critical importance.   

I have been a construction law attorney for over 15+ years, and I’ve filed countless payment bond claims – in both the public and private sectors. Put my legal expertise to work for you – click the button below to schedule a free 15-minute consultation regarding your payment bond claims, today. 

Payment Bond

Claims

While Mechanic’s Liens are the bread-and-butter of private construction projects, payment bonds are designed to secure your rightful payments for government contracts and public projects. I have represented contractors all across the DMV on a slew of public projects and bond claims – whether at the federal level, or at the state, county, municipal or board of education level.  While there are many similarities, there are important differences, and experienced guidance is necessary to correctly, and timely, execute the payment bond remedy to a succesful conclusion.

Please click the button below to schedule a free 15-minute consultation regarding your payment bond claims, today.

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From the more typical claims of unusually severe weather and differing dredge materials to more particularized instances of persistent channel interruptions, the unforeseen cost increases of beneficial use, and other unique scenarios, my experience “in the trenches” representing dredge operators has run the gamut. Click here to learn more. 

Payment Bonds

While Mechanic’s Liens are the bread-and-butter of private construction projects, payment bonds are designed to secure your rightful payments for government contracts and public projects. I have represented contractors all across the Baltimore-Washington Metro on a slew of public projects and bond claims – whether state, county, or municipal. Click here to learn more. 

Construction Contract Drafting

The construction contract is the be-all-end-all for nearly every dispute that may crop up during a construction project – which means that your rights & access to fair and expedient payments begin in the negotiation and drafting phases of the contract lifecycle. I routinely handle the negotiation, drafting, and interpretation of construction contracts for all of my clients. Click here to learn more about my contracting services.

Mechanic's Liens

When it comes to securing payments in the construction industry, few legal tools are as effective as a well-timed and properly-filed mechanic’s lien. I have provided my legal services for the research, verification, preparation, litigation, and serving of mechanic’s liens for my entire professional career. Ready to get paid? Click here to learn more about my mechanic’s lien services. 

Construction Arbitration

More and more construction contracts demand that disputes be resolved through arbitration, rather than the pursuit of a lawsuit in court. My extensive experience throughout all verticals within the construction industry provides me with the specialist knowledge & skill sets necessary to be a sound & effective arbiter for any construction-related disputes. Click here to learn more. 

Delay, Inefficiency & Interference Claims

There are many clauses within a construction contract that can impact a contractor or subcontractor’s ability to collect payments in the event of a delay, inefficiency, or interference claim. If you are experiencing a payment withholding due to any of these claims, you need legal guidance from an experienced Construction Law Attorney. I’ve helped countless contractors navigate this seemingly uncertain terrain. Click here to learn more. 

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