Delivering Strategic Solutions Across the Construction Industry


VLP’s Construction practice offers strategic counsel and support to clients throughout all stages of the property development process. Our attorneys work directly with owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, sureties, public agencies, and other entities operating across the construction industry to develop innovative solutions that meet our clients’ specific requirements. From the critical site acquisition, planning and financing phases, through project close-out and warranty, we understand the difficult challenges our clients are facing and work to secure optimal results at each point in the project.

Offering a Broad Range of Services

The attorneys in VLP’s construction practice are well-positioned to help clients address the broad spectrum of issues that arise in major construction and property development projects. Our lawyers combine advanced legal skills with a vast knowledge of the industry to represent clients in a wide range of construction-related transactions, including:

  • Property acquisition
  • Project planning and financing
  • Commercial leasing
  • Licensing and regulatory matters
  • Risk management
  • Contract preparation, negotiation and administration
  • Professional design services agreements
  • Construction management and consulting agreements
  • Dispute mitigation and avoidance
  • Project closeouts and warranties

Our construction attorneys also have extensive experience resolving complex construction disputes through mediation, arbitration, litigation and dispute review boards. Our dispute resolution experience allows us to identify potential issues early in the process so that we can help our clients avoid costly controversies and challenges down the road.

Additionally, our clients are able to quickly and seamlessly access the resources and legal skills of our real estate, corporate and tax attorneys to address the myriad of issues that arise during a construction project such as property rights, environmental issues, financing and taxes. This multidisciplinary approach ensures that our clients receive the comprehensive assistance and resources needed to overcome obstacles and move their construction projects forward in a timely and cost-effective manner.