Alston & Bird LLP

Construction Department

California
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What the team is known for Spans the full range of construction disputes involving major private and public projects. Able to advise on the full spectrum of construction issues, including project planning and contract negotiations, through to contract claims and litigation. Clients include engineering and design companies, contractors and subcontractors, as well as both public and private owners. Notable strength in infrastructure, power generation and renewable energy developments. Particular recent activity in connection with residential, commercial and mixed-use construction projects.

Strengths One client notes the team's "gravitas in the construction field," while another describes its lawyers as "responsive and dynamic."

Work highlights Represented the Japanese material supplier, YKK-AP, in connection with the Millennium Tower construction dispute.

Notable practitioners

Christian Roux maintains a construction practice representing energy companies, property management companies and contractors, amongst others. He routinely advises clients in disputes and construction projects relating to energy facilities, residential units and shopping centers.

John Hanover represents clients on a broad range of claims including defective design issues, delay claims and payment remedies. He also handles project documentation reviews in relation to condominiums and mixed use towers. One client says: "There are a lot of construction attorneys but few have the experience and stature of John."