About Us

Porter Hedges attorneys represent owners, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, sureties, design professionals, construction managers, and lenders in resolving complex construction issues. At trial or in any form of alternative dispute resolution, our lawyers have extensive experience representing large national and multi-national companies as well as small and mid-sized companies.

Construction projects are subject to high risk and tight profit margins, and as a result, getting the best results efficiently is our prime consideration. Through negotiation, litigation, mediation, or arbitration, we pursue legal solutions that meet business objectives. We also write and negotiate the contracts to avoid disputes where possible and streamline those which our clients cannot avoid.  We manage the process to ensure that the family of contracts which apply to a construction project are coordinated.

We represent clients in all types of construction matters, including:

  • Bid disputes
  • Bond and lien claims
  • Breach of contract
  • Change order disputes
  • Construction defect claim
  • Contract drafting and negotiating
  • Cost overrun and extra work claims
  • Deceptive trade practices
  • Defective plans and specifications
  • Delay, acceleration, impact, and inefficiency claims
  • Design-build contracts
  • Design Professional disputes
  • Differing site conditions
  • EPC agreements
  • Fraud and misrepresentation
  • Industrial and offshore claims
  • Insurance coverage
  • Jobsite injury
  • Joint venture contracts
  • Materials failures
  • Payment and performance issues
  • Project management advice
  • Subcontractor Disputes
  • Supply contracts
  • Surveying errors
  • Warranty issues
  • Wrongful termination