Construction Law


Construction law is different from general business law. Understanding the construction process is crucial when it comes to representing companies associated with the construction industry. Our North Carolina and South Carolina construction law attorneys have years of experience with all facets of the construction process and pride ourselves in understanding the businesses of our clients and the potential construction law matters they may face. Our firm has substantial experience in representing all constituencies in the construction arena, including:

  • Owners and developers
  • Lenders
  • Architects and engineers
  • General Contractors and subcontractors
  • Material suppliers
  • Equipment rental companies

The services we typically provide include:

  • Negotiating and drafting contracts for various construction projects
  • Filing and perfecting lien and bond claims
  • Contract disputes
  • Dispute resolution regarding defective construction

When construction disputes arise, we work to resolve our clients’ problems through negotiation, arbitration, mediation, or, if necessary, construction litigation. The goal of our construction lawyers is to always resolve all matters in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

The attorneys at Smith Debnam are skilled in understanding North Carolina and South Carolina law and how it pertains to the construction industry. Our practice areas include offering legal advice, as well as helping resolve various legal disputes. Below is a brief sampling of the construction law services we offer.
    • Contract negotiations. Negotiating and drafting construction contracts
    • Filing and perfecting lien and bond claims
    • Dispute resolution regarding defective construction
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