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Chambers USA acknowledges the Construction Group as, "a collection of immensely talented lawyers, capable of handling any kind of matter." Another Chambers commentator remarks, "They get it - they understand how to litigate technically and know how the entire process works on an integrated level so that problem-solving on multiple levels can occur."


Bilzin Sumberg represents owners and developers in all phases of real estate development, from site acquisition to the conclusion of the warranty period for the finished project, to turnover. The Construction Law Group also provides counsel regarding a wide variety of construction related risk management, litigation, dispute resolution issues, and construction financing.

Our extensive experience in negotiating and drafting design and construction agreements helps to prevent disputes regarding the expectations of the parties. Following completion and disposition of the project, we assist our clients in resolving warranty and latent defect claims. At turnover, we defend developers on homeowner and condominium association claims based on construction defects, failure to deliver a project per the plans and specifications and accounting claims involving deficit funding.

The Construction Law Group brings an extraordinary track record of success representing clients in disputes arising from design and construction agreements, including construction defect and delay claims, surety bonds, insurance coverage, construction liens and warranty claims. The Team has extensive experience litigating complex construction disputes in federal and state courts, as well as in mediation and arbitration.

Collaborating with our Real Estate, Land Development, and Public-Private Partnerships Groups, the Group's depth offers our clients access to a wider range of construction specialties such as complex construction defect and delay claims, surety bonds, insurance coverage, construction liens and warranty claims.

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Representation of the South Florida Stadium, LLC, an affiliate of the owner of the Miami Dolphins professional football team, in a lawsuit arising out of a $110 million change order submitted for the fabrication and erection of the rooftop shade canopy over the Hard Rock Stadium.
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Representation of “sick building” residents of a high-rise beachfront project as lead class counsel in the first reported class action certification which triggered a settlement for the class valued at $65 million.
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Secured a $22.5 million settlement as co-lead counsel for the owners of a 676-unit condominium community in a construction defects lawsuit reported as one of the largest in Palm Beach County history. Kolter Homes and more than a dozen other subcontractors settled on the third day of jury selection, ...
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