Construction

Construction is a difficult business in Las Vegas and contractors are faced with new challenges every day. Our construction lawyers can help protect legal rights, minimize risk, and preserve the business bottom line. The Firm’s Construction Group is led by Dennis R. Haney, who has sophisticated, long-term experience in all aspects of construction law. Dennis R. Haney is an AV Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated Shareholder admitted to the Nevada State Bar in 1967. He also authored Nevada Construction Law and Mechanic’s Lien Law and is a recognized lecturer throughout the Western Region. Applying his expertise, the Firm actively works in contract preparation and licensing for contractors, design professionals, hotels, and casinos. The Firm provides solutions for bid disputes and preserves the bottom line with mechanic lien and payment issues. The Firm also handles construction litigation locally and regionally on a wide variety of matters of all sizes and complexity including: default terminations, non-payment, design deficiencies, differing conditions, changes, delays, suspensions of work, acceleration, labor inefficiency, and insurance and surety bond claims.

In additional to handling construction litigation, the Firm also has extensive hands on experience and is equipped to mediate and arbitrate construction disputes. We actively help our clients with the full range of legal services involved with conducting mediations and arbitrations.

The Construction Law Group offers its clients innovative legal solutions because we are familiar with the ongoing changes in laws and regulations that apply to contractors, owners, design professionals, and the projects with which they are involved. With the explosive growth in Nevada, the Firm is involved in the formulation of new construction legislation that transforms the Las Vegas construction environment and teaches professionals about safety and efficiency on project sites.

The Firm’s senior partners, with over 40 years of experience practicing construction contract law, have provided quality legal representation with a cost-conscious approach to hundreds of clients from public works projects to various hotels and casinos including MGM, Mandalay Bay, Luxor, Excalibur, New York New York, and the Riverside Hotel & Casino. The Firm also provides a full range of legal services to cover multiple aspects of the general business surrounding construction, because the Firm wants our clients to succeed in every aspect of their business.

To stay current on issues facing Las Vegas contractors, the Firm is active and past members of local construction trade and bar associations. Dennis Haney served as Chairman of the Client Security Fund for the State Bar of Nevada from 1989 until 1992. He also served as Chairman of Public Contracts from 1983 until the present, and formed Sub-Committee of the Construction Committee in 1976. The Firm participates in the Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators for the American Arbitration Association, The Regional Construction Industry Advisory Committee, and the Las Vegas Advisory Council of the American Arbitration Association. The Construction Group is ready to service your construction firm or industry with experience and integrity.