Construction & Real Estate Litigation

 

Disputes can arise both during and after a development project. When they do, clients turn to us to handle issues ranging from breaches of contract to construction defect claims to commercial landlord-tenant disputes.

 

Our lawyers have represented construction clients working on some of the region's most high-profile and complicated development projects in litigation, government investigations, and regulatory compliance. 

 

Examples of successful outcomes for construction clients include:

 

  • Represented largest concrete and asphalt supplier on Boston's "Big Dig" in multi-year, multi-agency investigation and related qui tam and other litigation, achieving favorable global settlement for company.

  • Achieved low-dollar, no-liability settlement for materials client in series of construction defect cases in which plaintiffs alleged over $20 million in damages.

  • Successfully resolved government inquiry for highway contractor on high-profile commuter injury on I-495 reconstruction project.  

  • For concrete contractor, won Superior Court dismissal on contested motions in construction defect litigation.

 

Examples of successful outcomes for real estate clients include:

 

  • Won jury verdict for seafood storage company to enforce its right of first refusal to purchase multimillion-dollar facility in Boston. 

  • Won jury verdict, including damages under Massachusetts Chapter 93A, for owner of Boston luxury condominium in negligent construction litigation against developer.

  • Obtained favorable verdicts in Massachusetts courts on behalf of commercial landlords in eviction disputes.