Top Rated Construction Law Attorneys

Antonoplos & Associates’ Construction Law attorneys have represented members of the construction industry for nearly two decades.  At Antonoplos & Associates, we understand the unique business needs and professional concerns of our construction clients. Whether you are a property owner, engineer, contractor, or subcontractor, our team of talented construction law attorneys will help you achieve your goals and objectives and protect you against the competing interests of other parties during a construction project.  

“When somebody threatens your business interests, fight back. Be brutal, be tough.” Peter Antonoplos

Our skilled attorneys represent clients with respect to claims for payment, claims relating to extra work, claims for changes, and claims for delays and lost profits. We also have extensive experience representing clients in connection with construction litigation, bid protests, mistakes in bidding, and government contracts.  Additionally, our attorneys routinely negotiate, draft and review construction contracts and contractor-subcontractor agreements, as well as prepare construction claim submissions.  Our legal skills are augmented by our in-depth knowledge of technical design and construction details that are often the focus of complex construction litigation cases. 

Our team is ready to assist you in the following areas:

Mechanic’s Lien and Payment Bond Claims.  Antonoplos & Associates lawyers have extensive experience representing contractors, subcontractors and property owners in the filing, enforcement and defense of Mechanic’s Liens and payment bond claims.  Antonoplos and Associates routinely represents contracts in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regarding the filing of mechanic’s liens and suits for breach of contract.

Construction Contract Drafting & Review.  Antonoplos & Associates attorneys have extensive experience negotiating, drafting and reviewing construction contracts on behalf of owners, contractors, subcontractors and design professionals, such as:

  • Owner/Contractor Agreements
  • Owner/Architect and Engineer Agreements
  • Subcontracts and Subconsultant Agreements
  • Design/Build Agreements
  • Commercial Lease Build-Out Agreements
  • Construction Loan Agreements

Construction Litigation & Disputes.  Antonoplos & Associates lawyers represent clients in both litigation and alternative dispute resolution proceedings, including:

  • Construction Litigation
  • Claims for equitable adjustments
  • Construction defect and delay litigation
  • Products liability claims involving construction-related products
  • Warranty claims
  • Construction Defect Claims and Litigation
  • Flood Damage
  • Property’s Foundation and Structure
  • Claims Involving Improperly Installed HVAC, Electrical & Plumbing Systems
  • Construction Claims Involving New Residential Houses
  • Renovations to Older Residential House
  • Commercial Construction Projects & Development
  • Condominium & Cooperative Development Projects
  • Suits by Condominium Association against Developers & Builders
  • General Contractors Suits Against Subs
  • Subcontractors Suits Against General Contractors
  • Negligent Site Investigation
  • Defective Designs or Plans
  • Building Code or Housing Code Violations
  • Express Warranty and Implied Warranty Claims
  • Sub-Standard Workmanship and Contractor Negligence
  • Violation of Industry Standards
  • Water Leakage or Damage
  • Defective Roofing, Flashing or Window Installation
  • Electrical and Mechanical Defects
  • Failure to Follow Plans and Specifications
  • Product and Material Defects and Failures
  • Manufacturing Defects in Buildings Components
  • Physical Damage to Buildings
  • Structural Damage or Errors
  • Loss of Use Damages
  • Economic Loss Rule
  • Fraud and Misrepresentation Claims
  • Insurance Claims and Coverage Issues
  • Contractor Licensing Issues
  • Restitution or Repayment of Amounts Paid to Unlicensed Contractors
  • Suspended or revoked contractor’s licenses
Antonoplos & Associates Construction Law practice routinely represents clients in the District of Columbia, State of Maryland and Common Wealth of Virginia. For more information regarding construction law in a specific jurisdiction or to find out how Antonoplos & Associates can assist your company with your construction law needs please contact us and

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