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Construction Contracts and Transactional Services

Rich, Intelisano and Katz’s professionals are committed to providing cost-effective counsel for construction challenges in today’s marketplace. The Firm is dedicated to serving the best interests of our construction clients through the highest quality negotiation and preparation of all types of residential and commercial construction agreements, including construction management, guaranteed maximum price, design build and fixed price agreements, subcontracts, indemnity agreements, design professional agreements and project labor agreements.

Construction advisory services the Firm regularly provides include the following:

  • Drafting, review and negotiation of both AIA form contracts and free-standing contracts and agreements in connection with development and construction of real property
  • Negotiation with governmental agencies concerning site preparation, land use, historic preservation, abatement of hazardous materials and other issues
  • Drafting and negotiating agreements with neighboring owners
  • Representation in bidding and other procurement disputes
  • Counseling on positioning for claims and claim avoidance techniques
  • Pre-litigation strategizing, to develop strong offensive and defensive positions in anticipation of litigated claims
  • Development of innovative negotiation strategies to ensure project completion and minimize claims exposure
  • Consultation on job-related problems, workouts, liens and default situations
  • Assistance in selection and supervision of outside technical consultants to evaluate claims

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Client Reviews
Daniel Katz and his firm are exceptionally knowledgeable about the constantly changing construction business and they have given my company insightful legal advice throughout the years. They have assisted with numerous construction negotiations, claims, and business matters with many satisfactory resolutions. Michael B.
Daniel Katz and his team have always been exemplary, always prepared, always responsive and extremely knowledgeable about construction issues. I cannot imagine better representation. Jim F.
RIK fought hard for me in my FINRA arbitration which resulted in an outstanding result. I will forever be grateful to them. Jeff B.
Ross and his team did a wonderful job representing me in my employment dispute. They were honest, intelligent and hard working. I recommend RIK to all of my colleagues in the financial industry. Steven F.
The theft of pension fund assets by a money manager prompted the Board of Trustee’s investigation into “how did this happen?” John Rich and the Rich, Intelisano & Katz team managed this complex securities litigation matter to fruitful results for our pension fund. Cecelia C., Executive Director