What We Do

Legal issues can arise at several junctures during the lifecycle of a construction project. The attorneys in the Hodgson Russ Construction Practice are seasoned and knowledgeable professionals able to handle construction issues whenever they present themselves.

Planning & Project Concept

During this initial phase, issues can arise involving site selection and acquisition, delivery options and contracting considerations. We can provide advice and guidance during this first phase of a construction project to ensure that the project progresses to a successful conclusion.

Site Selection & Acquisition
Delivery Options
Contracting Considerations

Permitting & Other Approvals

Nearly every construction project will require applying for and obtaining one or more permits and approvals from various levels of government agencies. Our attorneys guide our clients through the process in order to secure the approvals and authorizations to proceed on time and as envisioned by owners and developers.

Acquisition of Permits & Other Approvals
Legal Challenges

Financing & Taxes

Developing and structuring the financial aspects of a construction project can be complex and complicated. We help our clients identify and secure various types of financing, making a construction project more economically desirable.

Project Financing
Tax Issues & Abatements


Contract disputes can arise during a construction project that can delay or hinder its projected completion date. Efficient dispute resolution is in the best interest of all parties involved. Hodgson Russ attorneys possess experience in the timely resolution of contract disputes that could affect the successful completion of a project.

Contract Disputes
Contract Compliance
Reviewing blueprint

Close Out, Operation & Project Sale

Completion of the construction project will trigger the need to address project closeout and post-completion support matters. Our construction attorneys assist our construction clients with navigating through these steps.

Project Close Out
Post Project Support