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Rutan & Tucker LLP

Construction

2 ranked lawyersBand 2CaliforniaUSA 2020 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Rutan & Tucker LLP

Construction

2 ranked lawyersBand 2CaliforniaUSA 2020 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Established construction group that advises on project delivery relating to public-private partnerships and major infrastructure developments. Enjoys extensive experience in construction contract and design-build contract drafting and negotiations. Additional capacity for handling claims management and procurement issues. Clients include contractors, developers, public bodies and design professionals.

Work highlights

Represented Sundt Construction in connection with the Phoenix Sky Harbor public-private partnership project, including advising on deal structure, contract negotiation, risk assessment and contract drafting.

Notable practitioners

Justine Kastan fields considerable expertise in design-build and PPP projects, in addition to regularly assisting her clients with the drafting of construction contracts. She is described by interviewees as "exceptionally talented and detail-oriented."

William Eliopoulos is praised by his clients for his ability to "provide sound advice within the context of good business decisions." Sources further note thathe is "particularly adept at sensing areas where we can find a collaborative way to a solution." He has notable expertise in design-build and PPP construction projects.

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Overview

Rutan's Construction group has unique and in-depth experience in innovative project delivery (including but not limited to Public-Private Partnership (P3) and Design-Build (DB) project delivery). Rutan advises industry participants concerning financing, procurement, risk analysis and mitigation, contract drafting, contract management, and life-cycle energy efficiency incentives on some of the country's most cutting-edge P3s. Rutan's expertise in innovative project delivery and construction law builds on the Construction group's long history and deep experience representing a wide base of clients involved in every facet of the construction process, including contractors, developers, public entities, design professionals, and suppliers, and lenders. Rutan assists these clients in the preparation of bid and contract documents, bid protests, and all aspects of claim presentation, litigation and dispute resolution. Rutan has a long and ongoing history of litigation wins representing both owners and contractors on major claims relating to payment, contract scope, delay, labor productivity and more.  Rutan's client list includes some of the largest owners, contractors, suppliers and lenders in the country.

Members

Eliopoulos, William T. (Head of Department)

Nichols, Steve (Head of Department)

Kastan, Justine

Kastan, Justine

Clients

ARB, Inc.

California High-Speed Rail Authority

Clark Construction Company

Colas Group

Critchfield Mechanical, Inc.

MCM Construction

Plant Construction, LP

Primoris Services Corporation

Rosendin Electric, Inc.

Rudolph & Sletten Construction

Stacy and Witbeck, Inc.

Sundt Construction

Webcor Builders, LP

Industries

Design-Build Construction

Energy Plants

Industrial Plants

Public and commerical infrastructure

Public-Private Partnerships (P3)

Transportation Systems

Construction Department

Rutan & Tucker LLP

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Department location

18575 Jamboree Road, Suite 900

Irvine

California

USA

CA 92612

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California

Construction


Justine Kastan
Up and Coming
William T. Eliopoulos
Band 3