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Construction Litigation

Protecting Your Interests Through Litigation

Construction litigation is complex, fact intensive and often involves multiple contracts and multiple parties including, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and lenders. Delays, breaches of contract and mechanic's liens can cost an owner or developer money, time and, in many cases, even derail a project.

We do more than answer questions. We solve problems.

Our lawyers know the construction industry and the economic and legal issues that can arise in a construction project. When a matter potentially involves litigation, our attorneys work closely with clients to evaluate their options and then handle the matter as quickly, efficiently and effectively as possible. Finding the solution in a construction dispute requires an attorney and a law firm with an in-depth understanding of how construction projects work and the risks and rewards of litigation.

 If there is a better, faster, less costly solution then litigation, we will pursue that alternative. If litigation is required we will move aggressively to file or discharge mechanics liens and obtain an injunction that allows a project to stay on track.

Our lawyers have the experience you need in a courtroom.

 When litigation is needed, we have successfully and aggressively represented clients in cases against some of the biggest law firms in the city — and won for our clients. We have handled cases in New York and around the country involving sureties, performance bonds, payment bonds, delay claims, claims for cost overruns, and the discharging of liens. We have also pioneered the development of legal strategies for obtaining damages for the exaggeration of mechanic's liens.


Wachtel Missry LLP
One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
885 Second Avenue
47th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Tel: (212) 909-9500
Fax: (212) 371-0320
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Hudson Valley Office
321 Wall Street
Kingston, NY 12401
Tel: (845) 331-3373
Fax: (845) 331-3393
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California Office:
2030 Main Street
Suite 1200
Irvine, CA 92614
Tel: (949) 660-8824
Fax: (212) 909-9511
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