Representing clients involved in design and construction has long been a tradition at Lewis Rice. Our practice includes litigation as well as advisory and compliance work.

Our Services

The Firm represents a wide variety of design and construction professionals, including engineers, architects, owners, construction managers, contractors, subcontractors, lenders, and sureties, in a variety of matters such as:

  • Regulatory compliance and licensing issues at the local, state, and federal levels
  • Contract drafting and negotiation, including review and negotiation of unique contracts and all industry standard forms (e.g., AIA and ConsensusDOCS)
  • Claim counseling and documentation of claims, including work with scheduling and impact experts
  • Filing and prosecution of mechanic's lien and payment bond claims
  • Construction dispute resolution, including resolution of payment, defect, delay and impact claims in international and domestic arbitrations and in state and federal courts, in and outside of Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois

Construction Litigation

Although the Firm is involved in engineering and construction litigation on a nationwide basis, we are particularly suited to handle litigation throughout Missouri, Kansas, and Southern Illinois. Our attorneys regularly appear in the various state and federal courts within these jurisdictions.

Firm Highlights
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Federal Appellate Court Determines a Website Is Not a “Place of Public Accommodation” Under the ADA

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Model COBRA Notices Under the American Rescue Plan Act

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Supreme Court Decision Provides Good News for Creditors

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Diversity & Inclusion

Two Lewis Rice Members Selected for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Programs

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Public Access to Electronic Court Records in Missouri

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Kansas City Office of Lewis Rice Names New Member

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Jeremy P. Brummond’s Article on Waivers of Consequential Damages is Published in Construction Executive

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COVID-19 Rescue Plan Act Expands Paid Leave Availability but Does Not Revive Employer Mandates

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Brian P. Pezza Gives Advice on Vaccination Acceptance in the Workforce in Society for Human Resource Management Article

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Lindsay S. C. Brinton and Meghan S. Largent Negotiate $1.4 Million Settlement for Landowners along Legacy Trail

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Virginia Passes Sweeping Data Privacy Legislation Similar to CCPA and GDPR

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City of St. Louis 2021 Primary Municipal Election: Meet the Candidates

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Meghan S. Largent and Lindsay S. C. Brinton Negotiate $700,000 Award to Cobb County, Georgia Landowners in Rails-to-Trails Case

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Have You Done Your Annual CCPA Housekeeping?

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Diversity & Inclusion

Lewis Rice Member Ronald A. Norwood Serves on Missouri Bar’s Special Committee on Lawyers of Color to Establish Diversity, Inclusion Programs

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New York State Regulator Discourages Ransomware Payments and Publishes New Cyber Insurance Risk Framework

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Diversity & Inclusion

Fatima G. Khan Elected President of South Asian Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

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Temporary COBRA Changes Under the American Rescue Plan Act

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Paul R. Himmelstein Joins Lewis Rice Kansas City Office

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Jerina D. Phillips Offers COVID-19 Vaccination Advice for Employers in St. Louis Magazine Article

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