Construction Law


Our firm has its origins in construction matters and enjoys a statewide reputation for excellence in this industry. In fact, Bruner Powell has one of the largest collections of construction lawyers under one roof in South Carolina. We have experience with cases involving small residential and commercial projects to cases dealing with some of the largest infrastructural projects in South Carolina. Whatever the size of your project, our attorneys are knowledgeable and skillful in representing owners, sureties, insurers, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers from concept to completion.  Our work includes everything from contract drafting, insurance coverage disputes, mechanic’s lien filings to payment bond claims, surety bond claims, complex scheduling claims, licensing issues and defect actions.  Other areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Licensing
  • Bid protests and mistakes
  • Contract drafting and negotiation
  • Contract termination for convenience and default
  • Differing site conditions
  • Acceleration, delay, and scheduling claims
  • Mechanic’s liens
  • Charges and quantity variations
  • Defective design and specifications
  • Restrictive specifications
  • Liquidated damages
  • Warranty and Construction defect claims
  • Payment bond claims
  • Performance bond claims
  • Supplier claims for payment
  • LLR enforcement actions
  • Indemnity and third party claims
  • A/E malpractice
  • Residential matters
  • Arbitration and mediation
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