Construction Law

Shields Law Partners lawyers possess extensive backgrounds in the construction field. The Firm lawyers wrote the book, “Louisiana Construction Law” published by HLK Global Communications, Inc. and available online. This expertise in conjunction with our decades-long construction law background gives the firm a working understanding of the significant regulatory, technical and business issues that face any construction project. The firm represents contractors, surety companies, owners, and design professionals in all manner of construction industry disputes. Specific experience includes handling failures of structures, masonry, built-up roofs, soils, foundations, window walls and glass, sealants and caulks, interior and exterior finishes, various types of leakage and seepage problems, delay and acceleration claims, payment issues, construction insurance claims, major power equipment, pipeline docking terminals, industrial electrical installations, and design professional errors and omissions, as well as more esoteric types of industry claims (including Louisiana public and private works claims, and Miller Act and United States Government claims). Firm lawyers lecture regularly to groups comprising all aspects of the industry on numerous industry topics (Please see the lengthy listing of our speaking and writing experience on this website). Shields Law Partners attorneys provide a full range of construction-related services including:

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