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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, PC

Construction

2 ranked lawyersBand 2IllinoisUSA 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly-regarded firm with considerable experience counseling general contractors, design-builders and manufacturers. Regularly handles construction projects from conception to post-completion, undertaking contract development, planning and finance matters. Offers additional strengths in dispute resolution.

Strengths

"Ogletree exhibits keen commercial awareness regarding the construction industry and the specific circumstances of its clients."

Work highlights

Acted for the subcontractor, Pepper Construction Company, in a $35 million dollar mechanics lien, alter ego and constructive trust claim arising from a high-end condominium development in downtown Chicago.

Notable practitioners

Eric Berg advises claimants and defendants on construction litigation, as well as assisting clients with contract negotiation and drafting.
"Eric is very knowledgeable in construction law, thorough and a true client advocate." "Eric is an extremely smart and capable litigator."

Randolph Ruff is one of the preeminent construction litigators in the state and is well regarded for his ability in the courtroom.
"Randolph Ruff has a knack for understanding complex construction matters." "He is a very thorough, experienced and effective trial lawyer."

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Illinois

Construction


Eric Berg
Band 3
Randolph E Ruff
Band 1