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Construction Law

Legal experts for California construction companies

Bradley, Gmelich & Wellerstein LLP prides itself on its expertise in the area of construction law. Our attorneys are well versed in the handling of construction defect lawsuits against both general contractors and subcontractors. In this regard, we have represented nearly every trade, from plumbers to landscapers. Our reputation for construction defense covers a wide array of construction operations including owners, real estate developers, material suppliers, architects, engineers, banks, insurance companies, contractors and sub-contractors.

A stellar reputation in the construction industry

The reputation we have developed in the construction industry enables us to more effectively negotiate settlements for the benefit of our clients. We also have experience taking these cases to arbitration and trial, which few competing firms have had the opportunity to do. As a result, Bradley & Gmelich is considered a leader in the field of construction defect litigation.

Plus, we have worked closely with most construction defect mediators and experts who operate in California. Developing these relationships enables us to more effectively handle construction litigation, as our credibility and experience is well known by these professionals.

Expertise handling the construction industry’s unique legal challenges

We recognize and understand the intricacies posed by the indemnity agreements and additional insured obligations that frequently influence and can dictate the results of many cases. This understanding can prove instrumental and has enabled us to successfully argue these issues before the Court. Our effective use of law and motion whittles the claims asserted against our clients and frequently results in the dismissal of the lawsuits.

Construction breach of contract litigation is another one of our areas of expertise. In the construction industry, it is common for owners, developers, general contractors and subcontractors to use litigation as a method to negotiate contract balances. Bradley, Gmelich & Wellerstein LLP’s effective handling of these claims on behalf of our clients ensures payment and completion of projects and also protects against the possibility of construction defect litigation in the future.

In short, Bradley & Gmelich will zealously defend the interests of its clients involved in construction defect litigation and strive for unparalleled results.

Legal issues can happen at any moment, so a good defense team is critical

The construction litigation team at Bradley & Gmelich has the expertise to handle any construction defense issues that may arise, including matters related to:

  • Contracts
  • Licensing issues
  • Insurance
  • Bonding
  • Liens
  • Personal injury/construction site accidents

Protect your firm with strong contracts

Construction projects are very complex, with multiple intertwining facets. Strong contracts are an absolute must to protect your investment. Our attorneys can draft, negotiate terms and review contracts with the skill and precision necessary to protect your interests.

Get the legal support your construction industry firm needs

At Bradley, Gmelich & Wellerstein LLP, we take a comprehensive approach to meeting your needs. Construction companies in California receive focused, dedicated legal support from a law firm that knows their industry and is an area-wide leader in the field of construction defense litigation.

We have developed a niche practice that can help you with everything from complex legal defense and litigation issues to business law and employment law matters. We are not just construction litigation experts. When you need expert assistance with business planning, entity formation, contract preparation, employee issues, manual writing, employee training or even help to sell your business if needed, we will be there for you.