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The Construction industry can be a minefield of legal pitfalls that delay timelines, increase costs and jeopardize the successful completion of critical projects. To mitigate risk, construction firms and municipalities require the assistance of experienced attorneys who understand the Construction industry and appreciate the importance of quickly resolving issues and conflicts.

Schuyler, Roche & Crisham has a proven track record in helping our clients avoid or resolve claims based on disputes or alleged defects in commercial, industrial, residential and public construction. We routinely serve developers, builders, contractors and property owners, enabling our clients to navigate legal complexities in a timely and cost-effective manner. Our attorneys have represented real estate developers on land-use and zoning issues on some of the largest and most high-profile construction projects in Chicago.

At Schuyler, Roche & Crisham, our attorneys believe that successful risk management begins with an effective contract. As a result, our attorneys are versed in the structure and negotiation of design and construction agreements based on standards established by leading organizations in architecture, design and engineering. Our attorneys are similarly knowledgeable regarding the analysis of advanced construction issues and capable of providing expert representation in the prosecution and defense of contract, lien and bond claims.

Schuyler, Roche & Crisham attorneys regularly write articles and deliver speeches on legal issues impacting the Construction industry, including presentations at the firm’s annual Risk Management and Business Planning for Design and Construction Professionals seminar.

When necessary, Schuyler, Roche & Crisham can bring our firm’s multi-disciplinary resources to property damage and personal injury claims that arise from the construction process, as well as legal representation for all facets of insurance coverage issues.

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