The attorneys at Morrissey, Hawkins & Lynch have extensive experience in Construction Law and provide counsel for all phases of the construction process and offer a wide range of representation and services to those in the construction industry. We advise and represent commercial owners, homeowners, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, and sureties. Our attorneys draft, review, and negotiate construction contracts and supplier agreements on behalf of our clients. We also handle a great deal of construction litigation cases and preserve our clients’ rights by filing mechanic’s liens, including notices of contract and statements of accounts, and helping clients navigate the lien bond process.
Our attorneys have litigated at all levels of the Massachusetts state court system, as well as the United States District Court (District of Massachusetts), First Circuit Court of Appeals, and other administrative agencies on both the federal and state level. Our attorneys are experienced in resolving matters through several forms of alternative dispute resolution services, including mediation and arbitration under the purview of the American Arbitration Association in addition to other private arbitrators. Please see our News page to learn about some of the cases our Litigation Department has been involved in concerning the construction industry (Learn More).
Our services in the construction law include:
- Drafting, Reviewing, and Negotiating Construction Contracts and Supplier Agreements
- Drafting, Reviewing, and Negotiating Government and Municipal Contracts
- Breach of Contract Claims
- Filing and Bringing Action to Enforce Mechanic’s Liens
- Surety Claims, Payment Bond and Performance Bond Claims
- Purchase and Sale of Real Estate Litigation