Construction Disputes

Because of their complexity, even the best-planned construction projects can require dispute resolution – before or after completion. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie lawyers work to proactively avoid or resolve issues that can lead to litigation, and frequently apply our substantial experience in the mediation and arbitration of disputes involving claims over cost, design error, project management, or progress payments. We add value to the litigation process by involving colleagues with experience in governmental relations, environmental and insurance law, intellectual property and labor relations – so you aren’t put at a disadvantage by a narrow focus only on immediate issues.

Many key players in the industry turn to us for representation – owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers– spanning the full spectrum of industry activity, from engineering contractors who construct bridges and highways and other public works, to general building contractors involved with the construction of commercial shopping centers, schools, high-rise buildings, hotels and industrial manufacturing plants. We can represent your interests in controversies that involve bid protests and mistakes, cost disputes, design error, defective installation and contract disputes. These disputes typically involve multiple parties and are highly fact-intensive, and we use our industry knowledge to resolve the problem in ways that minimize expense and time for our clients – often through alternative means such as mediation and arbitration.

When you engage Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie as your construction litigation counsel, you get the benefit of one of the region’s leading practices. Our knowledge of construction law is unsurpassed, and many of the leading Southwest resorts and casinos rely on us to resolve disputes over construction projects. In one major ongoing dispute concerning construction of a municipal wastewater treatment plant, we are representing the general contractor in a multiparty action that involves hundreds of millions of dollars of alleged claims and millions of pages of electronic documents. We also recently handled a case for a national university relating to an ongoing complex engineering project. The case involved 500 gigabytes of electronic data (in addition to hundreds of thousands of pages of paper documents), and our cost-effective e-discovery processes culled the data down further to a workable set of deposition and trial exhibits.

Litigation

John E. Bragonje
John E. Bragonje
Partner
Las Vegas
jbragonje@​lrrc.com
702.474.2625 / vCard
Ross L. Crown
Ross L. Crown
Partner
Albuquerque
rcrown@​lrrc.com
505.764.5402 / vCard
Justin D. Cumming
Justin D. Cumming
Partner
Denver
jcumming@​lrrc.com
303.628.9526 / vCard
Frances J. Haynes
Frances J. Haynes
Partner
Phoenix
fhaynes@​lrrc.com
602.262.5710 / vCard
John C. Hinderaker
John C. Hinderaker
Partner
Tucson
jhinderaker@​lrrc.com
520.629.4430 / vCard
John N. Iurino
John N. Iurino
Partner
Tucson
jiurino@​lrrc.com
520.629.4432 / vCard
Paul A. Matteoni
Paul A. Matteoni
Partner
Reno
pmatteoni@​lrrc.com
775.321.3425 / vCard
Ben M. Ochoa
Ben M. Ochoa
Partner
Denver
bochoa@​lrrc.com
303.628.9574 / vCard
Robert F. Roos
Robert F. Roos
Partner
Phoenix
rroos@​lrrc.com
602.262.5779 / vCard

Regulatory & Government

Richard K. Clark
Richard K. Clark
Partner
Denver
rclark@​lrrc.com
303.628.9531 / vCard

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Key Contacts

Frances J. Haynes
Frances J. Haynes
Partner
602.262.5710
Ben M. Ochoa
Ben M. Ochoa
Partner
303.628.9574