Foley & Lardner LLP

Construction Department

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What the team is known for Respected construction practice which offers expertise in contentious and noncontentious matters. Advises a range of clients, including owners, developers and contractors, on construction projects across the country. Handles a wide array of litigation matters, from breach of contract to construction defect cases.

Strengths"The team is very knowledgeable, efficient and proactive in terms of coming up with options and strategies," reports one client, adding: "I think they are all very responsive, very diligent and we have always gotten excellent service from them."

"The quality of the construction lawyers is excellent," comments another source.

Work highlights Represented Belfor USA in a contract dispute involving an approximately $3.9 million renovation of a multi-unit apartment complex.

Notable practitioners

Kimberly Ashby
"is very knowledgeable in construction-related issues," according to interviewees. She exhibits strength in construction litigation and is particularly adept at handling appellate matters. Market commentators regard her as "an exceptional lawyer" and "a great litigator."

Ralf Rodriguez
has a broad litigation practice, with particular expertise in construction disputes. Sources say: "His strengths are responsiveness, substantive knowledge of construction law and procedural strategy in litigation."