Experience

Contract Negotiations for Architectural Firm

Represented a global architectural and design firm in contract negotiations as part of a multi-year renovation of a national thoroughbred horse racing park. The client requested several contract revisions subsequent to the bidding process, which were successfully negotiated.

Acquisition of Former Mall in Condemnation Action

Managed the acquisition of a former mall in St. Louis County, Missouri, including overseeing multiple closings, preparing purchase and sale agreements, working through environmental due diligence, and performing the requisite steps necessary for a condemnation action. 

Counsel to Owners, General Contractors on Construction Contracts

Provided counsel to owners and general contractors on multimillion-dollar construction contracts.

Defense of Clients Against Mechanic's Lien Claims Valued at Up to $50 Million

Represented owners, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in filing, enforcing and defending against mechanic's lien claims in jurisdictions across the country and ranging in value from $50 million to $50,000.

Construction Contracts Provide for Metro Area Improvements

Prepared construction contracts for and helped manage the construction of a major addition to a business incubator in North St. Louis County, and streetscape improvements to a highly-trafficked corridor in South St. Louis County, Missouri.    

Successfully Resolved Contract Dispute for Developer

Successfully resolved a contract dispute between a developer and a city in Illinois through litigation concerning tax increment and special business district financing, resulting in reimbursement of costs to our client, the developer.