Commercial Design and Construction

General Contractor & Surety
  • Defense of a general contractor in a defective commercial construction matter involving the renovation and repair of hotel and convention center atrium
  • Defense of a contractor in personal injury actions files by employees of other contractors working simultaneously at same job site of facility
  • Defense of General Contractor in an arbitration arising out of renovations to Baton Rouge Regional Airport
Design Professional
  • Defense of architect and sub-consultant in dispute arising out of the design and contract administration of the new construction of elementary school in East Baton Rouge Parish
  • Defense of HVAC manufacturer and designer from claims of defective design of chiller by-pass system brought by St. Tammany Parish School Board
  • Defense of architect in dispute over alleged design defects in the construction of a parish jail
Subcontractor & Material Supplier
  • Representation of an out-of-state subcontractor in construction defect litigation on the multi-million dollar HUD funded construction of the Southgate Towers
  • Defense of major manufacturer of commercial and industrial HVAC equipment in defending a lawsuit involving toxic mold
  • Defense of a grading and fill subcontractor in a multimillion dollar lawsuit involving an assisted living center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Representation of roofing subcontractor in litigation involving an apartment complex in Mississippi
  • Defense of a sub-contractor in commercial construction defect litigation involving construction of hotel and conference center on Indian reservation

Owner & Developer

  • Representation of an automobile dealership in building design and construction defects cases and secured substantial award for remediation of defects
  • Representation of an owner in commercial construction defect litigation involving installation of flashing in multi-story brick veneer building
  • Representation of an owner in commercial construction litigation involving defective site preparatory work at future site of multiple truck stops. Also represented the owner in related design-build contract disputes
  • Representation of an East Baton Rouge Parish housing authority against contractor for breach of contract and construction defects
  • Representation of a soft drink bottler in a major construction dispute regarding issues involving breach of representation and warranties, as well as equipment and construction defects
  • Representation of a major hotel chain in all of its permitting and licensing matters for two hotels constructed in New Orleans