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Construction Law

From project conception through warranty, Artiano Shinoff has one of the most recognized construction law practices. The firm specializes in both private and public works of improvement, representing public and private owners and developers, as well as contractors, designers, and insurers. Our in-depth understanding of industry practices, scope of work, and project management results in superior representation and advice. The firm provides legal services in areas such as:

Contracting and Design

  • Construction and Service Contracts
  • Bonds Due Diligence and Surety Review
  • Bidding Practices and Statutory Compliance
  • Pre-Qualifications, Bid Invitations, Agreements and General Conditions
  • Indemnity Clauses
  • Insurance, Owner Controlled Insurance Programs (OCIP or “WRAP” policies)
  • Land Use, CEQA, Permits, Public Hearings, Notices, and Approval
  • Property and Equipment Leases, and Purchasing
  • Licensing

Project Phase

  • Contractor Performance, Project Controls, Trade Disputes, Site Conditions, Community Relations, Prevailing Wage, Safety, Employment, Design,
  • Constructability, Product and Specification Issues
  • DSA and Inspection Liens (Mechanics and Stop Notices)
  • Close Out, Retention, Notices, Punch Lists, Warranties, Submittals and As-Builts
  • Contractor Default, Termination and Bond Enforcement
  • Delays, Change Orders, Extra Work, Defects, Prompt Payment , E&O and Contract Claims, Property Damage and Personal Injury

Post-Construction/Construction Defect

Artiano Shinoff’s attorneys have extensive experience in construction defect litigation, construction contract negotiation and general construction law-related counsel, from the conception of a project through warranty work. The firm emphasizes the prevention of potential claims through comprehensive training programs and by keeping clients up to date on current laws affecting their business practices.

The firm also provides representation in federal and state courts as well as alternative dispute resolution forums in connection with litigation or claims arising out of the construction process, including breach of contract claims, mechanics lien claims and representation in the prosecution or defense of construction-related litigation.

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