Provided by Jeffrey Hamera
Mr. Hamera is the vice chair of Duane Morris' Construction Group and provides legal services focused on the construction industry. Mr. Hamera's clients include project owners, general contractors, design/builders, construction managers, subcontractors, suppliers, architects, engineers and sureties. He negotiates and drafts the full range of contracts for construction projects, including design agreements, construction contracts, construction management agreements, EPC contracts and design/build agreements. He also represents clients in preparation of claims and dispute resolution, including mediation, arbitration, and litigation, of claims for breach of contract, delay, disruption, loss of productivity, change orders, mechanics liens, errors and omissions, construction defects and insurance claims under professional liability, general liability and builder’s risk policies.
Duane Morris LLP: Partner, 2008-present, Associate, 2006-2007; Jenkens & Gilchrist: Counsel 2005-2006, Associate, 2001-2005; Baker McKenzie: Associate, 1996-2001; Stein, Ray & Conway: Associate, 1995-1996
American Bar Association; Associated General Contractors – Illinois; Chicago Bar Association; Chicago Building Congress; Chi Epsilon Society of Civil Engineers; Design Build Institute of America; Illinois Society of Professional Engineers; Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association; National Society of Professional Engineers; Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1994; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Civil Engineering, M.S., 1987, B.S., 1986
Jeffrey Hamera is a cradle-to-grave construction lawyer who is capable of advising clients on everything from front-end contracts to back-end disputes.
"Jeffery is knowledgeable in the field and attentive to the needs of the company in terms of both the overall desired outcome and the financial considerations."