Construction and procurement assistance
Worked with a local school district on construction and other procurement matters, providing assistance with selection of project teams, preparing professional agreements and contract documents, and working through project issues.
Procurement and construction counsel
Provided procurement and construction counsel services to a city school district throughout phased additions and renovations to an existing school building, as well as a district-wide master planning and programming process that identified facility needs throughout the district and defined a plan for future improvements.
$50 million school district capital improvement program
Assisted a school district with procurement and construction issues related to a $50 million district-wide capital improvement program, which included renovations and additions to all existing school buildings.
Faulty roof construction
Successfully represented a library in a lawsuit against six companies responsible for the faulty design and construction of the heavy timber frame roof of the library with damages estimated at $1.8 million.
Waiver of competitive bidding
Prepared resolutions and contract documents for projects deemed to be of urgent necessity, including air quality improvement, elevator repair, HVAC, and fire alarm projects for libraries and K-12 school districts.
Correction of masonry issues
Served as construction counsel to a school district for its new K-12 school building, constructed through the Ohio School Facilities Commission’s Classroom Facilities Assistance Program. Masonry issues were identified in the completed building, and we assisted the district in determining its cause and developing a plan to correct the defect.
Private developer contracts
Prepared architect, contractor and design-builder agreements for private developer.
Mechanic's liens statutory process and claims
Represented school district in administration of statutory process relating to mechanic’s liens and addressed mechanics’ lien claims and related law suits for K-12 school projects.
Represented a school district client to address defective work.
School district bus warranty
Represented a K-12 school district regarding school bus warranty issues.