Winstead PC

Construction Department

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What the team is known for Top-drawer construction practice that advises clients from a range of sectors, including transportation, retail and healthcare. Particular strength in projects involving sports venue construction, mixed-use development and family housing. Regularly handles a variety of mandates for universities. Houses firmwide expertise in such areas as lending and corporate law, as well as fielding significant litigation experience. Also possesses capabilities in relation to cross-border energy projects, including oil and gas and LNG matters.

Strengths A client reports: "The expertise of the firm and the results we achieved have been excellent."

Other clients praise the team's "ability to implement efficient and effective methods that allow it to step in on any deal in a seamless manner."

Work highlights Represented Endeavor Real Estate Group in the preparation and negotiation of the design and construction contracts, as well as the setup of the condominium structure, for a 30-story mixed-use tower.

Notable practitioners

Andrea Hight is described as "as good as I’ve seen on the subject matter" by one source, who notes: "She knows the law and how to handle market negotiations between developers and contractors and she can strike deals, compromise and take strong positions." She handles a range of construction matters pertaining to residential and commercial development projects.

Michelle Rieger is commended for her deft handling of highly contentious dispute resolution proceedings and complex transactional matters. She is especially active in the transportation and healthcare sectors.

Robert Bass is "a fantastic and extremely technical attorney, there's no project too big or too sophisticated for him,"reports a client. He has a stellar reputation for his expert handling of transactional and contentious matters in any area of the construction industry.

Stewart Whitehead is described as "a good lawyer and a good litigator"by market sources. A construction and commercial litigation specialist, he acts on behalf of owners and contractors in both public and private projects.