Legal Services Showcase

Read up on five companies dedicated to serving utility and excavation contractors.

gavelAkin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has been repeatedly recognized as having one of the nation’s premier labor and employment practices. The firm represents a wide range of employers in their most complex and challenging labor and employment legal problems, including the entire range of workplace safety and health legal services they face. It works with clients in every area of their needs — from advice on compliance and interpretation of regulations to occupational accident investigations to trial and appellate litigation before federal and state agencies and courts. For more information, visit www.akingump.com.

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Since 1998, Cutler-Smith, P.C. has been recognized as a leader in construction law in North Texas, by providing exemplary legal assistance to its clients in entity creation, maintenance and modification, dispute resolution, litigation, lien and bond claims, employment issues and other general business needs. The firm focuses its practice on serving a wide variety of commercial trade businesses, both large and small, including site and utility contractors. It seeks first to aid its clients through education and effective business practices to avoid litigation. However, when litigation is inevitable, the firm uses its considerable expertise to ensure the best possible outcome for its clients at trial. Its attorneys understand the unique challenges subcontractors face, and consistently and aggressively helps their clients to overcome these challenges. For more information, visit www.TexasConstructionLaw.com.

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HB Training & Consulting (HBTC) understands the challenges that companies face attempting to provide a safe and legally compliant workplace. Based in Atlanta since 1999, HBTC has provided the construction industry with safety training, legal consultation and representation for citations and proposed penalties of OSHA, MSHA, EPA and other federal and state regulatory agencies. HBTC’s in-house counsel regularly represents clients nationwide before regulatory agencies and courts at all stages, from post inspection investigation to agency informal conferences, through hearings, trials and appeals. The team’s technical knowledge of OSHA and other construction and related industry regulations uniquely qualifies HBTC to provide comprehensive and effective training, support and representation. For more information, visit www.hbtraining.com.  

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Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP
is a national law firm serving clients in the construction industry. Since its founding in 1965, Smith Currie has been deeply involved in the utility contracting industry. It has represented clients on pipeline and plant projects, both large and small. The firm has helped to solve design and construction problems on state-of-the-art water and wastewater facilities, as well as major pipeline projects. Smith Currie offers extensive experience in the expansion and upgrade of existing water and wastewater plants and the unique problems arising from renovation projects. Its experience ranges from contract drafting and procurement issues to project management and dispute resolution. For more information, visit www.smithcurrie.com.

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Woods & Aitken LLP
has represented clients in the construction industry since it was founded in 1921. The firm emphasizes creative, cost-effective and ethical solutions to the disputes and other challenges facing its clients. Its attorneys are experienced in drafting and analyzing contracts, development and presentation of negotiation positions, litigation, arbitration and participation in claim discussions and settlement proposals. The firm has been involved in a large variety of contract formation, negotiation and dispute resolution matters. Representation includes firms engaged in all facets of the construction industry including general contractors, subcontractors, utility contractors, pipe and precast manufacturers, concrete suppliers, tunneling and boring contractors, project owners, architects, engineers and sureties. For more information, visit www.woodsaitken.com. 

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