Construction Law

Comprehensive Representation for the Construction Industry

Awarded (top) Tier 1 designation by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Litigation – Jacksonville Construction Law Firms, Taylor, Day, Grimm & Boyd is one of only seven law firms in the region to have been granted this distinguished 2023 honor.  Our construction practice provides comprehensive litigation services to clients involved in complex construction disputes. Our attorneys have years of experience representing developers, builders, general contractors, sub-contractors, material suppliers, surety bond companies, engineers, architects, property owners and other entities operating across the construction industry. Additionally, our firm regularly represents insurance carriers in the defense of insurance-related disputes arising in connection with construction projects.

While our practice primarily focuses on defending parties in complex litigation, our attorneys also represent construction industry plaintiffs in a broad range of construction law matters. We are a highly skilled and diligent team of construction law professionals committed to helping our clients find the right solutions for their legal problems. Recognizing that construction disputes can be costly, our lawyers work closely with clients to resolve matters as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Representing Clients in All Aspects of Construction Litigation

Our Jacksonville construction law attorneys are dedicated to representing members within the industry. We maintain an exclusive relationship with the construction industry and do not represent developers, homeowner associations, and other parties in legal actions against construction professionals. We represent clients in a full range of construction law matters, including cases involving:

  • Breach of Contract Claims
  • Construction Delays and Disruptions
  • Construction Liens and Payment Disputes
  • Design and Construction Defects
  • Differing Site Conditions
  • Extra Work Claims
  • Payment and Performance Bond Disputes

Construction claims typically involve intricate and overlapping issues requiring an in-depth knowledge of both the law and the industry. The attorneys at Taylor Day Law help clients navigate complex laws, procedures and legal concepts. We provide a personalized analysis to each client to ensure that he or she has a full understanding of the case. We are also familiar with the industry’s products, services, and operations which allows us to evaluate claims early on and determine potential exposure and liability. In each case that we handle, our lawyers carefully outline the options available so that clients have the information they need to make sound and informed decisions.

When construction disputes arise, our goal is to help clients resolve the dispute at the earliest possible stage so that business relationships can be preserved and projects can be completed. If a business resolution cannot be achieved, our lawyers are fully prepared to litigate the matter in court. We are seasoned trial lawyers with a track record of success advocating for construction industry clients in both bench and jury settings.

Recognized Leaders in the Field of Construction Law

The lawyers in our Jacksonville construction law practice are recognized leaders in their field.  Shareholders, Reed W. Grimm and Christopher J. Mueller, are Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, a distinction unique to approximately 400 attorneys in the state.  Each has been recognized as a “Legal Elite” by Florida Trend Magazine, as a Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters company, and selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (2020, 2021, 2022 editions). Both are also a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America and Reed is a Fellow of the American College of Coverage Counsel.  Joining Reed and Chris is attorney Ken Tomchin, himself a Board-Certified specialist in Business Litigation, who has decades of experience representing owners, developers, and contractors in business and commercial disputes.

Our firm also holds active memberships in construction industry associations, including the Northeast Florida Builders Association and the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) national trade association. Our attorneys offer a wealth of specialized construction law expertise to our clients and are directly involved with each case at every stage of the legal process.

At Taylor Day Law, we believe in developing long-term business relationships with clients in the construction industry. We take the time to know our clients and their businesses so that, in the event that future legal issues or disputes arise, we can partner with them to effectively address and resolve these matters.

Contact Taylor Day Law

To learn more about the Construction Law Practice at Taylor, Day, Grimm & Boyd, schedule a consultation with the legal team in our Jacksonville, Florida offices.

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