Allensworth and Porter, L.L.P

Construction Department

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What the team is known for Highly regarded Austin-based boutique firm that maintains a strong practice across the full range of construction law. Frequently appears in complex trials concerning issues such as liens, damages and defects. Also fields significant ADR and transactional experience. Attracts a sophisticated client base representative of its broad capabilities, including contractors, engineers, owners and architects.

Notable practitioners

Joe Basham "is a well-thought-of attorney" who handles the drafting and negation of construction contracts for developers, contractors and design professionals. His practice also extends into risk management and dispute resolution.

Matthew Ryan has an especially strong reputation for his representation of design professionals. He is also very active in construction-related disputes including at the trial and appellate level. Sources speak of their "tremendous amount of respect" for his practice.

Will Allensworth maintains a respected litigation-focused practice that covers a range of construction-related disputes, including design defect cases.