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Construction Law

Our attorneys provide experienced, sound counsel to all participants in the construction industry: owners, developers, contractors, construction managers, design professionals and suppliers.

The group regularly works with clients to add value across a broad range of areas, including:

  • Advising on land use planning and zoning;
  • Negotiating construction contracts;
  • Preparing purchase orders, terms and conditions, and credit applications;
  • Counseling when construction project disputes arise;
  • Representing clients in collective bargaining.
  • Representing clients in prevailing wage investigations by the NYS Department of Labor
  • Enforcing contract rights through mechanic’s lien actions, payment bond claims and Article 3-A diversion of trust fund claims and other fiduciary victims.
  • Litigating matters in state and federal courts based on defective construction or design.
  • Arbitrating matters before the American Arbitration Association and other tribunals.
  • Counseling clients through difficult alternative dispute resolution processes, mediations and conferences with owners, architects, contractors and subcontractors.

Robert D.  Hooks profile image

Construction Law Practice Leader

Direct: 585-987-2836
Fax: 585-445-2336