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Disputes arising in the course of a construction project often involve changes, design issues, delays, and unanticipated conditions. Effective project delivery requires a team equipped to find practical solutions for disagreements related to the cost and schedule impacts that may be encountered. Keeping a project on track demands effective use of available remedies and dispute resolution strategies crafted by legal counsel with a deep understanding of the construction sector.

Ranked Tier One in the United States in Construction Litigation by U.S. News – Best Lawyers, Akerman has served as lead counsel on some of the largest and most complex construction disputes in the sector. Representing clients throughout the Unites States in federal and state courts, administrative agencies, governmental tribunals, arbitration proceedings, and before Dispute Resolution Boards, we are particularly well-known for resolving complex delay and performance claims.

Distinguished by Chambers USA as "very responsive and extremely knowledgeable in the field," our team is highly experienced in litigation risk analysis techniques—assessing the strengths and weaknesses of a case to provide clients with a clear understanding of the issues, possible courses of action, and the anticipated outcomes of each alternative.

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