Our primary areas of practice are:

  • Construction Disputes, including
    • – Claims
    • – Litigation
    • – Liens and bonds
    • – Arbitration
  • Construction Contract Negotiation, including
    • – Draft, review and negotiate contracts
    • – Project Delivery Systems
    • – Industry standard forms (AIA, EJCDC, AGC Consensus Docs)
  • Appellate Practice, including before
    • – the Texas Supreme Court
    • – the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • – several Texas Courts of Appeals
  • Professional Responsibility, including
    • – Texas Board of Professional Engineers
    • – Texas Board of Architectural Examiners
    • – Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution, including
    • – Arbitration
    • – Mediation


Appellate Cases


  • Professional Liability Law
    Place: HalfMoon Seminar on Texas Engineering Law & Ethics (February 2020)
    Author/Speaker: Nicholl B. Wade
  • Walking the Tightrope: Risk Management Strategies for Landscape Architects
    Place: American Society of Landscape Architects Educational Session (February 2021)
    Author/Speaker: Co-presented by Matthew C. Ryan and Whitney Knight
  • Theories of Liability Against Architects and Engineers
    Place: 2020 Basics Course in Texas Construction Law (December 2020)
    Author/Speaker: Nicholl B. Wade
  • Law and the Architect 2020: Knowledge as the Ultimate Catalyst | Professional Practice Issues and COVID-19
    Place: Texas Society of Architects 81st Annual Conference & Design Expo (November 2020)
    Author/Speaker: Co-presented by Matthew C. Ryan and Whitney Knight
  • Hi Lawyers, it’s Technology. We Need to Talk.
    Place: State Bar of Texas 34th Annual Construction Law Conference (March 2021)
    Author/Speaker: Tyler T. O'Halloran