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Goldberg Kohn's experience spans many aspects of the construction industry. Attorneys from the firm's Litigation, Labor & Employment, Real Estate and Corporate groups have worked with various aspects of construction in both public and private projects and have a deep understanding of the issues relevant to owners, contractors, developers, architects, insurance companies, government agencies and other players in this industry.

Representative Matters

  • Represented institutional investors and developers in negotiation of contracts for development and construction of all kinds of improvements to real estate, including office/warehouse buildings, office buildings, shopping centers, apartment buildings, single-family housing and major public developments.
  • Represented general contractors in construction defect and delay damage claims.
  • Represented a construction firm in a multi-million dollar construction lien priority dispute in connection with the construction of an apartment complex.
  • Represented a general contractor in obtaining a substantial recovery from an insurance company that had denied coverage in a lawsuit alleging construction defects, by successfully asserting that the defects were property damage caused by subcontractor work.
  • Represented contractors in connection with public projects, including bidding, contract negotiations and disputes with governmental authorities.
  • Represented a park district in connection with a construction dispute in connection with an underground parking garage.
  • Represented an international construction company in the acquisition of a major U.S. construction company, and thereafter representation of the construction company subsidiary in numerous commercial construction contract issues.
  • Represented construction companies with regard to labor union disputes at construction sites.

Attorneys At Law

55 East Monroe Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60603-5792
Tel: 312.201.4000
Fax: 312.332.2196


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