At Perez Morris, we understand well the potential role of construction and design in catastrophic losses. Identifying and utilizing appropriate experts, our various clients in the construction chain rely on us to navigate property loss matters for them most often involving fires, water damage, building envelope matters, roof collapses, and product liability issues.
We regularly represents owners, developers, contractors and designers in negotiating and drafting construction contracts as well as defending these clients in construction defect, time impact, design and other claims arising from the design and/or construction process. The firm serves as lead counsel on behalf of a large international consortiums of companies where multi-million-dollar claims are not atypical.
Our attorneys draft and negotiate construction contracts for large commercial projects such as malls, hotels and other large commercial enterprises. We advise on delivery method, project documents and other project-related issues, payment disputes and are experienced in handling mechanic’s liens and bond claims. We regularly litigate matters arising from construction defect, time impact claims, insurance claims made against our clients, financial workouts, as well as significant FHA and ADA claims alleging violations of accessibility as related to project construction and design. Understanding this industry well for over twenty years allows us to counsel and advocate for our clients with unparalleled expertise.