Legal Services

Construction Law

Construction law is Meuleman Law Group’s foundation. We represent general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, suppliers, manufacturers, design professionals, and project owners on the numerous legal issues facing the construction industry. Our knowledge and experience in construction law allows us to help our clients avoid potential pitfalls in the construction process and effectively resolve disputes when they arise. We advise clients on a variety of construction related legal issues including:

  • Project Delivery Methods
  • Project Financing
  • Project Documentation
  • Licensing
  • Joint Venture and Teaming Agreements
  • Contract Drafting and Negotiation
  • Contract Compliance
  • Contract Disputes
  • Contract Termination
  • Change Order Negotiation
  • Claim Preparation
  • Claims for Changes in Scope
  • Claims for Delay and Inefficiency
  • Claims for Differing Site Conditions
  • Claims for Defective Construction
  • Claims for Defective Materials or Products
  • Claims for Defective Designs and Specifications
  • Government Contract Issues
  • Government Regulation Compliance
  • Payment and Collection
  • Mechanic and Materialmen’s Liens
  • Performance Bonds
  • Payment Bonds
  • Insurance Coverage and Claims
  • Warranty Issues
  • Mediation
  • Litigation and Arbitration

Corporate & Business Law

Meuleman Law Group represents individuals and business involving a variety of corporate and business law issues, including appropriate asset protection, employment and safety policies, asset sales and acquisitions, and business succession planning. We also counsel clients on statutory and regulatory requirements when doing business in other states. Our attorneys have extensive experience in corporate and business law issues such as:

  • Entity Selection
  • Entity Formation
  • Entity Governance and Statutory Compliance
  • Licensing
  • Capitalization
  • Business Financing
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Teaming Agreements
  • Employee Share Ownership Plans
  • Asset Sale or Purchase Agreements
  • Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Stock Redemption Agreements
  • OSHA Compliance
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Employment Agreements
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements

Government Contracts

Meuleman Law Group advises clients in all areas of federal, state, and local government contracting . Our attorneys are familiar with the complex issues contracting with local, state, or federal government agencies present. We provide counsel on compliance with contractual and regulatory obligations to preserve potential claims and avoid potential liability. In addition to the numerous issues identified in the Construction Law section above, our attorneys are experienced in a variety of government contract issues including:

  • Bid Protests and Mistakes
  • Claim and Dispute Review Boards
  • Payment and Performance Bond Claims
  • Requests for Equitable Adjustment
  • Contract Disputes Act Claims
  • Prompt Payment Act Claims
  • False Claims Act
  • Davis-Bacon Act
  • Service Contract Act
  • Buy America Act
  • Small Business Administration Issues
  • Service Disabled Veteran Organization Issues

Litigation

Meuleman Law Group is focused on helping clients avoid disputes and, when disputes arise, we seek to efficiently resolve disputes when possible. The complex nature of construction and development projects at times results in disputes that cannot be resolved informally through negotiation or mediation. Our attorneys have substantial experience representing clients in various state and federal courts and arbitration forums. Our knowledge of the construction industry allows us to efficiently prepare and persuasively argue our clients’ case. We use the latest technology to manage and organize the large volumes of documents inherent in construction-related disputes and clearly present the relevant evidence. We provide our clients with early and accurate analysis of documentation, liability, and damages issues to effectively evaluate settlement potential before incurring significant legal fees and costs. Should settlement negotiations or mediation prove unsuccessful, we are prepared to advocate our clients’ case in any forum with a proven track record of success.

Real Estate Law

Meuleman Law Group is experienced in a wide range of real estate transactions, including sales and acquisitions, ground leases, building leases, commercial development, real estate financing, title insurance, tax deferred exchanges and other complex property issues. We represent clients in complex real property disputes such as contract disputes, boundary disputes, easements and rights-of-way, title issues, lien foreclosures, trustee’s sales, and development issues.

Sales, Leases, Secured Transactions

Meuleman Law Group represents suppliers and manufacturers in a variety of transactions and disputes. We advise clients on Uniform Commercial Code issues related to selling, leasing, and obtaining and perfecting security interests in personal property and have extensive experience in collection matters and foreclosure actions.