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Foley & Mansfield’s Construction Group represents clients across the industry spectrum, including contractors, owners, developers, subcontractors, design professionals, and financial institutions in a myriad of projects. Our lawyers also serve as panel counsel for prominent insurance carriers who underwrite the gamut of construction risk.
 
Many of our attorneys possess engineering and scientific backgrounds and experience. This allows us to provide comprehensive and cost-effective legal representation, as we fully appreciate engineering analysis. In addition, we are able to better manage and limit the use of typically expensive, outside expert assistance.
 
We take a creative approach to solving problems and reducing expense. Whenever possible, we will assist you in developing procedures to limit litigation, as well as review contracts and purchase orders, set up claims tracking systems, and provide guidance on record maintenance and administration.

Foley & Mansfield attorneys can help you identify a potential claim and assist you in formulating it for tender. Many of our clients have adopted our approach to construction defect claim resolution. We often bring parties together to resolve claims before they evolve into expensive, time-consuming litigation.

However, when the situation calls for litigation, you want superb counsel on your side. Foley & Mansfield represents clients in major construction related disputes in more than 20 states and has the experience to handle a broad spectrum of matters - from contract disputes to product defect and negligent design claims.
 
Our construction services include:


  • ADA issues
  • Architect and engineer liability
  • Bond drafting
  • Breach of warranty claims
  • Contract review
  • Contract disputes
  • Construction administration
  • Construction defect litigation
  • Delay and disruption claims
  • Lost labor claims
  • Mechanics' Liens
  • Negligent design
  • Product defect
  • Purchase order review


News
  • Douglas J. McIntyre To Speak at Minnesota Engineering Law Seminar June 19
    • Douglas J. McIntyre, chair of Foley & Mansfield's national Construction Law group, will be a featured speaker at the 2014 Minnesota Engineering Law seminar, to be held Thursday, June 9 in Eagan, MN. McIntyre will be presenting on the topics "The Law of Engineering Malpractice" and "Reviewing Contracts for Design Services". Read More
  • Stellpflug Elected to ABOTA 2014 Executive Committee
    • The Minnesota Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) recently named its 2014 Executive Committee officers, and Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce that Minneapolis partner Janet Stellpflug has been elected treasurer of the Executive Committee. Stellpflug has been an active member of the Minnesota chapter of ABOTA since 2006, and a member of the Executive Committee since 2011. Last year she served as Secretary of the Executive Committee. Read More
  • Foley & Mansfield Obtains Summary Judgment for Contractor/Developer
    • Foley & Mansfield lawyers Doug McIntyre and Dahrim Boulware recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of developer and general contractor Rottlund Homes, Inc. in a case venued in Hennepin County District Court, Metropolitan Lofts HOA v. Kraus-Anderson Corporation and Rottlund Homes, Inc., et al, #27-CV-11-14373 (Sept. 25, 2012). Read More
 
Verdicts
  • Holmes Wins Sixth Circuit Appeal on Civil Rights Claims
    • This case involved the Plaintiffs’ attempt to have a federal court grant them relief from a state court’s judgment against them. Ultimately, the case was dismissed on a number of grounds, including that Plaintiffs’ lawsuit violated well-established legal principles prohibiting “state court losers” from appealing to the federal courts, and that Plaintiffs were attempting to assert claims which are not recognized in the Sixth Circuit. Read More
 



Primary Contact(s)
 Douglas J. McIntyre Douglas J. McIntyre
Partner
Minneapolis
612-338-8788
Email
 Janet G. Stellpflug Janet G. Stellpflug
Partner
Minneapolis
612-338-8788
Email
 
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