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The Construction Litigation Group

The Construction Litigation Group (CLG) represents state agencies and institutions in construction projects. We are a group of seasoned attorneys and support staff dedicated to construction matters. Our Assistant Attorneys General have decades of experience in litigation and construction. We have worked extensively on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in the private and public sectors.


Our role extends beyond representing clients in litigation. We help clients in all phases of a construction project, including initiating legal action to recover for defective work. We provide professional advice to produce effective results.

Our Attorneys Help Clients with:

  • Understanding legal requirements for selecting architects and engineers.
  • Selecting bidders and defending against disappointed bidders.
  • Defending contractor and subcontractor claims and liens.
  • Prosecuting defective design and construction claims on behalf of state owners.
  • Informing state owners on construction issues of common interest.
  • Offering advice to owners on their construction projects, including help with contracts, bid disputes, claims management, insurance and warranty recovery.

A Commitment to Clients

We provide public owners a cost-effective way to manage construction-related liabilities and defend construction claims. Our attorneys are committed to:

  • Understanding the client’s problems
  • Being accessible
  • Being a part of the client’s team
  • Providing the highest quality legal representation