Jeff Prattini, a partner in Shields Law Partners, represents owners, contractors and subcontractors on a variety of matters related to the construction industry. He represents clients prior to and in litigation, arbitration proceedings, mediations, at trial, and on appeal.
Jeff’s practice areas include public bid law, construction litigation, including defective construction and design matters and inefficiency and delay claims, and surety litigation on state and federal projects. He also provides general legal advice to clients, which includes drafting and negotiating contracts, risk analysis, and identifying and implementing practical and cost-efficient methods to resolve disputes and address legal issues before litigation begins.
Jeff’s practice also includes product liability, condominium association matters, general corporate advice and litigation, and other business-related issues.
Jeff has practiced before Louisiana and Federal district courts, Louisiana appellate courts, and the Louisiana Supreme Court, participated in arbitration proceedings, mediations, bench trials, and jury trials. He is also a frequent speaker on Louisiana public bid law and other construction industry topics.