Obtained substantial recovery for project owner in construction defect litigation involving claims against general contractor, architect, and performance bond surety exceeding $1,100,000 in federal court and arbitration.
Helped general contractor recover over $125,000 for its delay and extra work claims against project owner.
Advised residential property owner regarding water damage claim resulting from construction defects.
Advised subcontractor on mechanics’ lien rights and helped it recover amounts due on four residential projects without litigation.
Counseled construction client on rights, risks, and opportunities under applicable contract.
Represented general contractor in litigation involving undisclosed subsurface conditions and delay claims exceeding $940,000 on sewer line project, while defending against owner’s claims for defects and liquidated damages. Resulted in favorable settlement.
Obtained substantial recovery for homeowners in residential construction defect case involving claims exceeding $450,000.
Helped material suppliers file mechanics’ liens and bond claims on public and private construction projects to recover amounts due.
Litigation And General Counsel
Helped client enforce contractual rights and recover over $450,000.
Part of legal team that successfully defended property owner against multi-million dollar premises liability and OSHA claims after a tragic fall by contractor. Auslander Properties, LLC v. Nalley, 2016-SC-99 (Ky. 2018).
Represented business co-owner in complex litigation in federal district court, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, state court, and in an arbitration, concluding with a negotiated buy-out agreement.
Counseled corporate client on changes in the law affecting its organization and updated bylaws and corporate policies accordingly.
Drafted buy/sell agreement, lease amendment, closing affidavits, and deed on behalf of seller in $372,000 sale of commercial office condominium.
Served as court-appointed receiver to administer settlement fund.