Andy Natale's practice is devoted solely to construction, representing general contractors, design/builders, surety companies, subcontractors, specialty trade suppliers, manufacturers, developers, lenders, owners and design professionals in all aspects of construction law, including arbitration, mediation, and complex commercial litigation.
Andy has extensive experience with construction-related litigation, mediation, arbitration, claims management and avoidance, insurance coverage, and contract negotiation. His national recognition comes from his experience as an arbitrator and mediator for complex construction disputes.
Andy’s significant experience includes representing and counseling clients in construction project risk management and project documentation, claims development and defense, lien and bond claim issues, schedule disputes, extra work and defective work issues, insurance coverage matters, and competitive bid contests.
Construction Employers' Association, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Ohio Contractors Association, Surety Association of Ohio, Construction Industry Arbitrator, Mediator.
Andy is a frequent lecturer on a variety of topics, including mechanics’ lien and bond law, construction claims and liability theories, project and claim documentation, competitive bidding, schedule issues, design professional liability, and construction defects.
University of Cincinnati College of Law (J.D., 1989); University of Dayton (B.A., 1986); Diocese of Cleveland CYO Athletics, 7th & 8th Grade Football Coach (20 years); Diocese of Cleveland CYO Hall of Fame, Inductee, 2017.