Practice Areas

Areas we specialize In

Construction Litigation

Construction Litigation

The Smith Litigation Firm represents general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers,
construction managers, engineers, architects, project owners, sureties, and homeowners
throughout California in wide variety of construction issues. The Firm stands by its clients from
contract negotiations through project completion issues.

Our attorneys are experienced in both private construction contracts and public works
construction contracts. Our public works experience ranges from Miller Act claims to school
construction projects, city construction projects, and Caltrans construction projects. Our private
construction experience includes residential and commercial construction disputes. The Firm has
developed a network of industry leading experts to assist in prosecuting or defending any type of
construction claim.

We have extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Private and Public Works
  • Breach of Contract
  • Bid Disputes and Protests
  • Commercial Leases and Contracts
  • Extra Work/Change Orders and Documentation
  • Construction Schedule Claims (Acceleration, Delay, Disruption)
  • Construction Defect
  • Differing Site Condition
  • Liquidated Damages Clauses
  • Mechanics’ Liens
  • Miller Act
  • Residential Leases and Contracts
  • Stop Notices
  • Subcontractor Substitution
  • Payment, Performance, License Bond Claims