Tony counsels a broad range of clients in the construction industry, including public and private owners, contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers. He understands the unique challenges and opportunities of participants in each construction tier. Clients rely on him to identify potential problems and avoid risks through every stage of the construction process, from contract negotiations through project closeout. When issues do arise, Tony identifies pathways around obstacles and helps his clients to make informed and appropriate decisions for their companies.
With extensive litigation and alternative dispute resolution experience, Tony has tried numerous construction cases in federal and state courts and before arbitral forums. He also serves as an arbitrator on the Roster of Neutrals for the American Arbitration Association, where he works with contractors and their counsel resolve similar construction disputes and claims.
Tony regularly handles major construction disputes for both plaintiffs and defendants involving all types of construction projects, including educational facilities, hotels, bridges, high-rise residential buildings, prisons, wastewater treatment plants, parking garages, assisted living facilities, and other commercial and industrial structures. He also routinely counsels clients on matters concerning payment disputes, delay and disruption claims, payment and performance bonds, prompt payment statutes, and mechanics’ liens.
Tony is active in numerous construction trade associations, providing counsel and participating in chapter committees. He regularly presents construction law seminars and webinars and is a frequent author of articles on emerging construction laws and trends.