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We represent property owners, developers, builders, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, engineers, and architects in building and construction projects, beginning with initial planning and continuing through design, construction and completion of the projects, including resolutions of disputes. We negotiate and prepare design contracts, construction contracts and other related documents including guarantees and warranties.

Construction Law Attorneys

  1. Michael T. Altvater
    Michael is a director of the law firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. His practice is concentrated in the areas of business law, commercial litigation, oil and gas litigation and real estate law. Before entering… Read more about Michael T. Altvater Attorney At Law
  2. John A. Burnworth
    John joined the firm in 2007 and is director with the law firm of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. Experienced as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, John tried over 20 jury trials for Stark County. Since joining the… Read more about John A. Burnworth Attorney At Law
  3. David E. Butz
    Mr. Butz is a director of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. and is co-chair of the Litigation Section. He has also served as Chair of the Marketing Committee at the firm.  Mr. Butz devotes a majority of his… Read more about David E. Butz Attorney At Law
  4. Terry J. Evans
    T.J. is an associate of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.  He provides legal counsel and advice to coroporate clients and individuals in various areas, including contract negotiations, lease negotiations,… Read more about Terry J. Evans Attorney At Law
  1. Fred J. Haupt
    Fred began his professional career with KWGD in March of 1967 as the firm's sixth attorney. Although his practice began in the litigation area, he quickly became focused primarily in the areas of business, contract and… Read more about Fred J. Haupt Attorney At Law
  2. Jason F. Haupt
    Jason joined Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A., in 2002, and became a director of the firm in 2009. Jason is chair of the firm's Health Care Section, chairs the firm’s Associate Development Committee, is co-chair… Read more about Jason F. Haupt Attorney At Law
  3. Matthew R. Hunt
    Matthew is a director/shareholder at Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. Matthew’s practice is focused in professional and general corporate law, commercial and residential real estate transactions, commercial… Read more about Matthew R. Hunt Attorney At Law
  4. John P. Maxwell
    John is a director of KWGD. His practice is concentrated in the areas of insurance defense litigation, general civil litigation, appellate practice, creditor’s rights, business law and real estate law, and is admitted to practice in… Read more about John P. Maxwell Attorney At Law
  1. Matthew P. Mullen
    Matt is a director and co-chairman of the Litigation Section at Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. He also serves on the firm’s Management Committee. He practices throughout Ohio, as well as northern West Virginia… Read more about Matthew P. Mullen Attorney At Law
  2. Owen J. Rarric
    Owen is a director at Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. His practice focuses in the areas of Business Litigation, Business and Contract Disputes, Oil & Gas Litigation, Construction Litigation, Cell Tower Lease… Read more about Owen J. Rarric Attorney At Law

Construction Law News Articles

Construction Law Legal Alerts

Ohio Supreme Court Enforces Pay-if-Paid Provision: Shifts Risk of Project Owner's Nonpayment Onto The Subcontractor
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
07.21.14
When a project owner fails to pay the prime contractor, is the contractor still on the hook to pay its subcontractor?  Generally, the risk of an owner’s nonpayment falls on the prime contractor.  That is, if the owner… More of "Ohio Supreme Court Enforces Pay-if-Paid Provision: Shifts Risk of Project Owner's Nonpayment Onto The Subcontractor"
Home Construction Service Suppliers Act
Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A.
09.04.12
The Ohio General Assembly recently enacted the Home Construction Service Suppliers Act ("Act"), which took effect August 31, 2012.  Perhaps the biggest benefit from the Act, enacted by HB 383, is the exemption of all "Home Construction… More of "Home Construction Service Suppliers Act"
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