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Subcontractors and Suppliers

Subcontractors and Suppliers are key links in the construction chain. Projects would not get built without them. Subcontractors and Suppliers have their own set of legal issues with which the construction lawyers at Nexsen Pruet have decades of experience.

Of course, the most important issue for Subcontractors and Suppliers is getting paid. Nexsen Pruet’s construction lawyers know the ins and outs of lien and bond law which allows them to protect the rights of their clients. This detailed understanding of lien and bond law helps us put our clients in the best position to be paid. 

Subcontractors and Suppliers are often confronted with the “pay if paid” trap and are squeezed on issues such as indemnity, warranty, schedule, delay, scope, etc.  Knowing the legal and practical aspects of these thorny issues is why Nexsen Pruet’s lawyers add value to the resolution of these issues on the front end and the back end.

Supplier needs are often driven by UCC issues such as implied and express warranties, consequential damages, and the “battle of the forms.” Representing Suppliers in construction matters requires an understanding of the interplay between the UCC and general construction law. We are ready for the “battle.”

Nexsen Pruet’s representation of Subcontractors and Suppliers includes those involved in all sorts of trades, including: 

  • electrical
  • grading
  • plumbing
  • water and sewer
  • mechanical
  • concrete
  • general building materials
  • steel fabrication
  • equipment rental
  • process piping
  • and many others

Nexsen Pruet represents one of the largest steel fabricators in the country on matters from coast to coast and internationally which is one of the many things that keeps our lawyers on the cutting edge of legal issues affecting Subcontractors and Suppliers.