Construction Law

Construction projects depend on the cooperation of professionals working together. Even a minor disruption can waste time and cost money. Determining responsibility for such problems requires a unique combination of legal, technical and business acumen.

Unmatched Experience. A Track Record Of Success.

When it comes to guiding builders and developers through construction-related litigation and contract negotiations, few law firms in upstate New York match the skill and track record of Phelan, Phelan & Danek LLP. The firm has represented:

  • Construction managers
  • General contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Architects
  • Engineers

Construction Nuances: A Thorough Understanding

Our attorneys understand the nuances of construction defect litigation, the lien law, delay-related claims and personal injury lawsuits arising under the labor law stemming from construction site and crane accidents. They have comprehensive knowledge of the regulations and processes that govern contracting with local, state and federal government, and they have handled all aspects of public and private construction contracting and litigation.

Successful Dispute Resolution

We have successfully negotiated contracts and resolved disputes for many public and private clients at the Office of the New York State Comptroller's Building, Alfred E. Smith State Office Building, Albany County Courthouse, Albany County Family Court, St. Peter's Hospital, and a variety of medical office buildings and condominium developments.

A Team You Can Rely On

Founder and managing partner, Jack Phelan, is a member of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) and the General Building Contractors Association (GBCA). Further, he is certified as a construction arbitrator by the American Arbitration Association.

Together with partner Tim Brennan, they combine trial experience with a thorough understanding of complex construction issues to successfully represent clients at trial, and in arbitration. They are talented at distilling complex litigation issues to enable the judge and jury to understand the true issues.

Contact our lawyers today for a free consultation.

Call 518-284-0585 or send us an email today to schedule an appointment with a member of Phelan, Phelan & Danek LLP. We are ready to work with you.