Maryland Building & Construction Law Attorneys
The law firm of Goldberg & Banks, P.C. offers its clients over 80 years of combined experience in complex civil litigation and representing participants in the building and construction industry.
Located in the heart of Baltimore County, G&B’s practice extends to all areas of Maryland and the District of Columbia, including state and federal courts (both at the trial and appellate levels) and administrative proceedings.
G&B’s building and construction clients include public and private owners (such as municipalities and condominium associations), general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, consultants and sureties.
From the earliest phases of a construction project, and based upon 25 years as outside counsel to the Documents Committee of the American Institute of Architects, G&B assists its clients with negotiation and drafting contracts on a vast array of design-bid-build and design-build projects.
When disputes arise on a project, G&B represents clients on issues relating to contract interpretation, design professional liability, construction defect claims, impact and delay claims, mechanics lien and payment bond claims and insurance coverage claims.
In addition to its construction law practice, G&B represents companies against whom claims have been made for releases of gasoline and gasoline constituents, including MTBE.
G&B also regularly assists clients with:
- commercial law disputes
- insurance coverage disputes
- intellectual property disputes, including architectural copyright infringement claims
- labor and employment law issues
Howard Goldberg, a principal of G&B, serves as a mediator and arbitrator of construction law disputes for both the American Arbitration Association and private alternative dispute resolution.
Finally, members of G&B conduct seminars and participate in speaking engagements on a variety of construction law topics, such as new releases of and new developments in AIA contract documents, innovative design: risks and rewards for the design professional, payment bonds and mechanics liens, dispute resolution. They also author chapters in a number of publications on construction law issues, including issues affecting design professionals, construction changes and extras, Maryland mechanics liens, and design professional and contractor licensing in Maryland.