Contractors

Construction Lawyers for Construction Companies and Contractors

The construction business can be extremely rewarding, but is not without risk. Having a reputable and experienced construction attorney by your side can mean the difference between making a profit on a job and losing a case at trial. The attorneys at Rifkind Patrick LLC have represented a large variety of people in the business, ranging from your local handyman to small to medium sized construction and development companies throughout Illinois.

Chicago Construction Litigation Services

Litigation is the bread and butter of the firm. Whether it is filing a lawsuit to enforce your mechanics lien rights or construction litigation defense from an overly ambitious and demanding consumer, our law firm has to skill, experience, and results you can count on to guide you through the often lengthy and complicated trial process. Because our firm has represented numerous claimants on both sides of the aisle, we typically know where the opposing party will try and hit you or defend litigation. Most cases are the result of grossly exaggerated expectations or the unwillingness to adhere to the written contract. Let the attorneys at Rifkind Patrick LLC ease the stress that is involved with the litigation process by taking over the reigns and delving through the litigation process as a zealous advocate on your behalf.

Chicago Construction Transactional Services

The old adage “you need a great accountant and a great attorney to really be successful” is especially true in the field of construction where relationships are governed by contracts and strict adherence to Illinois statutes. The Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act, Illinois Mechanics Lien Act, and Home Repair and Remodeling Act have all served as vehicles to either unnecessarily disrupt construction providers or, when strictly adhered to, used as a powerful vehicle for the enforce of your rights. To help protect and enforce your rights, Rifkind Patrick LLC has substantial experience helping construction companies and contracts with the following services:

  • Contract drafting
  • Negotiation
  • Modification of Contract Forms
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Construction Cost Disputes
  • Notice of Intent to Liens
  • Bonds
  • Business licenses
  • Corporate structure and filings

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