Construction Law


Wade, Palmer & Shoemaker has successfully defended owners, design professionals, contractors, subcontractors, and others in the construction industry in a wide variety of claims arising out of residential, commercial, and public works projects. We have considerable expertise in a wide variety of construction related disputes including breaches of contract, design and construction defects, surety bond claims, liens, insurance coverage disputes, differing site conditions, delay issues, in addition to claims arising out of property damage, work site injuries, and other catastrophes. When all of these liabilities arise from the same project, it requires the services of an exceptionally versatile firm to properly investigate the facts of the situation and prepare an effective defense. Wade Palmer & Shoemaker offers this versatility, through attorneys with extensive experience in litigation arising from construction projects of all types to assist our clients in any construction dispute resolution forum, including litigation, arbitration, mediation, and negotiation. When necessary, we work with a network of investigators, engineers and construction experts to quickly and efficiently evaluate claims, develop a defense strategy, and provide timely result-oriented recommendations to our clients. Utilizing our appreciation of the unique business environment that construction projects can create, whether the dispute arises from the construction or renovation of beachfront condominiums or office buildings to hurricane ravaged properties, we have the skill, knowledge, and technical expertise to achieve prompt and favorable resolutions for our clients.