We have extensive experience representing clients in all aspects of the construction industry, including owners, general contractors, design-builders, subcontractors, suppliers, engineers and architects. Construction-related disputes are one of the Firm’s strengths, having experience in both prosecuting and defending claims filed in state and federal courts as well as arbitrations. We routinely provide construction contract review and client representation in construction-related disputes. Typical issues involve non-payment, extra work or change orders, constructive changes, delay, acceleration, defective work, differing site conditions, termination, suspension, liens and bond claims.
David Rutherford has represented clients in engineering and construction-related matters for more than 22 years. David is a licensed, professional engineer, and practiced engineering in heavy civil construction with Texaco, Inc. Tim Toler has dedicated his practice to construction law and litigation since 1988, primarily representing prime and specialty contractors on commercial, industrial and infrastructure projects. Tim was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 in the field of Construction Law (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Tucker Hobgood has represented national builders and developers for more than 25 years in all aspects of their businesses, including but not limited to real estate, insurance, regulatory and environmental.
The broad experience of the Firm in resolving construction dispute makes it uniquely qualified to assist in drafting contracts which involve construction, engineering or architecture. Having dealt with the legal issues which arise from engineering and construction documents and contracts, we are able to clarify, simplify and propose terms which best meet our client’s needs and goals, and in the event a dispute later arises, best position the client for an advantageous resolution. As a result the Firm routinely provides construction contract review.