Construction Law & Construction Litigation

Saalfeld Griggs’ Construction attorneys serve general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, design professionals, developers, and property owners in all phases of public and private construction projects. Our firm helps leaders in the construction industry achieve economic success and avoid disruptions on all types of projects, including commercial, residential office, industrial, agricultural, mixed-use, healthcare, and hospitality projects. We combine our legal experience with specialized knowledge about the construction industry to provide practical and sound advice to clients in several areas.

Construction Law Services

Custom Construction Contract Drafting and Negotiation Support

Our skilled transactional attorneys provide strategic and legal advice related to construction, design, and supply contracts on all sizes of public and private projects.

Dispute Resolution and Litigation

The firm’s experienced trial attorneys assist clients in resolving complex disputes including construction liens and bonds, payment and delay claims, insurance coverage, and licensing and regulatory compliance.

Employment Advice and Defense

Team lawyers advise clients on employment issues unique to the construction industry, such as prevailing wage compliance and OSHA and safety issues, as well as defending administrative enforcement actions and related litigation.

Real Estate Development and Land Use

The firm assists construction companies in the sale, purchase, and development of real estate. Services include applying for land use entitlements, reviewing and preparing financing agreements, defending against enforcement actions, and drafting easements, shared use agreements, covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&Rs), and post-development leasing.

Retirement and Health Plans

Our experienced employee benefits and executive compensation lawyers regularly advise construction companies on custom-designed 401(k), health, and deferred compensation plans that can result in significant payroll tax savings and provide benefits to key employees.

Other Integrated Services

Our firm prides itself on providing full service to construction clients on their legal needs, including prevailing wage and public works, corporate formation and governance, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions, tax planning and incentives, and succession and business planning.


If you need an experienced attorney to assist in your construction legal needs, call 503-399-1070 to arrange for a consultation.