Mission Statement

Since 1995, our mission has been to provide cost-effective legal services to the construction industry, from the negotiation and drafting of contracts to the mediation, litigation, and arbitration of construction disputes. In fulfilling that mission, we have grown to be one of the largest Austin-based construction law firms, representing clients throughout the State of Texas.

Latest News

  • 2019 Legislative Update

    By Will Allensworth The 86th Texas Legislature passed several new laws affecting the construction and design industries. Among them were laws:  1) Adding new regulations for school districts bringing design and construction defect lawsuits, 2) Limiting contractors’ liability on some horizontal, public construction projects, and narrowing the permissible standard of care for design professionals on Continue Reading

  • Managing Risk in Tariffying Times

    By Steven Hardt  Strategies for shifting risk of increased tariff costs in contracts The Trump Administration is changing the way America builds. From its “War on Regulations,” to its crackdown on illegal immigration, to its emphasis on Buy America rules, the 45th President has quickly reshaped the construction industry. Trump has also been willing to Continue Reading

  • Joe Basham Named Austin’s 2019 Construction “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers®

    Joe Basham was named Best Lawyer’s 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Construction Law in the Austin area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and region is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. Joe was selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects Continue Reading