FEDERAL CONTRACTING & CONSTRUCTION LAW
Whether you are the owner of a residential construction project or a contractor or subcontractor on a state or federal construction project, you could experience delays, design defects, or other unforeseen conditions due to breach of contract by other parties, resulting in damages that significantly increase your project costs. This law firm will thoroughly review the pertinent contracts, including the designs and specifications and work with its clients to determine a strategy and zealously pursue the breach of contract damages on behalf of its client.
The firm has more than a decade of experience litigating federal contrtacting disputes in relation to construction contracts, service contracts, and lease agreements, including build to suit leases. The extensive federal construction litigation experience includes but is not limited to breach of contract claims stemming from delay, acceleration, changes, differing site conditions, cumulative impact, design defects, and termination for convenience and default. Service Contract litigation experience includes wage rates and fringe benefits and termination disputes among other things. The firm is proficient in the application of the Federal Aquisition Regulations (FAR) and the Service Contract Act (SCA). Counsel's experience also includes breach of lease disputes related to taxes, utilities, rent, and termination. The firm represents general contractors, subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers.
The Law Firm of Leonard Earl Lucas, PC is also experienced in litigating breach of contract claims, mechanics lien and payment and performance bond claims arising out of residential and commercial construction projects. Counsel is experienced bringing claims on behalf of owners, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers and in defending clients against claims.
In addition to litigation, the firm's federal contracting and construction law practice includes the negotiation and drafting of construction-industry contracts and related documents in both the private and public sectors. However, if litigation is necessary, in Federal or State Court or alternative dispute resolution, this law firm will thoroughly review the pertinent contracts, work with its clients to determine a strategy and provide zealous advocacy."