Construction

  • Holland & Knight's Construction Industry Practice, composed of nearly 70 attorneys, possesses an in-depth understanding along with a capacity to deal with the full array of construction law matters.
  • Regardless of where your project is located, you can tap into our extensive regional affiliations, knowledge of local laws and procedures and ability to conduct business with sensitivity to different cultures.
  • Approaching your outcome from every perspective, our team of construction lawyers takes proactive measures to protect your interests as well as to provide practical problem solving and prudent risk management.

If you are building, developing, managing or financing a construction project, we want to help make your project successful. With a dedicated team of nearly 100 professionals, the Holland & Knight Construction Industry Practice Group is equipped to serve all of the needs of builders and construction managers, government contractors, project owners and investors, and other industry participants. Our team will support you by first working to understand your business objectives. Then, we will apply our many years of construction law experience and industry knowledge to develop legal strategies that meet your business objectives.

Our work has long encompassed a wide range of projects, from signature urban and institutional developments, to resort and mixed use projects, to major industrial facilities, power generation facilities, bridge construction, and major infrastructure projects. Please click here for a list of our recent industry projects from throughout the United States and abroad. We handle work for clients in the public and private sectors and projects that are both domestic and international in scope.

Leadership and Experience

Many of our construction lawyers play leadership roles in the industry, including with AGC of America and its various chapters, Construction Financial Management Association, the American Arbitration Association, the American College of Construction Lawyers, the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, and the National Association of Women in Construction. We are members of and regularly collaborate with many industry associations. We regularly present at construction industry meetings and events, teach construction law, collaborate with industry groups on construction industry initiatives and legislation, and contribute to industry publications. Simply put, we know the construction industry. 

Our Services

We have extensive experience in all matters related to construction industry claims and litigation, including all forms of alternative dispute resolution, and practice in state and federal courts and boards of contract appeals throughout the United States. We also regularly counsel our clients on construction operations, corporate compliance, structuring and negotiating industry agreements, public-private partnerships, project administration, dispute resolution, risk management, OSHA and safety law, labor and employment, government contracts and procurement law, bid protests, False Claims Act defense, environmental permitting and compliance, and international construction and related disputes.

Related Practice Group Support Enhances Our Representation

Our construction lawyers work closely with Holland & Knight's real estate, corporate, project finance, labor and employment, government, intellectual property, tax and environmental practices to ensure that the diverse needs of our construction clients are met. Our broad reach means we are able to adopt a comprehensive team approach as required, resulting in efficient and more informed counsel.