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Hamilton & Hamilton P.C. Construction law lawyers have handled complex disputes stemming from virtually all aspects of construction projects.

Attorney Chris Hamilton knows the types of problems that can arise on a construction project because he is a former owner of a construction company and has worked on construction projects.

Massachusetts construction law involves a set of ever changing building regulations, ordinances, and contract laws requiring an experienced construction lawyer to best represent your interests.


Over the years, we have represented clients in nearly every sector of the industry, including:

  • Property Owners 
  • Contractors 
  • Subcontractors 
  • Engineers 
  • Construction lenders 
  • Architects 
  • Material suppliers

We have handled complex litigation and arbitration matters, including jury trials and final merits hearings, including arbitrations and litigation involving the financing, project management, design and construction of: 


  • Home improvement project
  • Residential construction
  • Commercial Construction
  • Public bidding & Construction


Our lawyers have experience with disputes involving every discipline in the construction process including: 

  • Architectural design 
  • Engineering design
  • Civil works 
  • Steel works 
  • Mechanical and electrical works 
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning works


The construction cases we have been involved with range from those based on simple breach of contract claims with economic losses and other delay damages, to major construction catastrophes involving serious work site injuries.

As former contractors and through our work with engineers, architects, estimators and other construction professionals, we have gained a deep understanding of the construction process. This enables us to communicate technical information in a way that is understandable to lay judges, juries and other decision-makers.

Our construction disputes experience covers a range of issues. We have experience with disputes involving: 

  • Defective design (architectural and engineering) 
  • Professional liability 
  • Defective workmanship
  • Delay, disruption and prolongation claims
  • Main contractor and subcontractor disputes 
  • Construction defect disputes
  • Remodeling disputes and litigation
  • Construction arbitration law
  • Commercial construction law
  • Residential building law
  • Property disputes, right of way disputes
  • Subcontractor disputes
  • Mechanics liens, collection suits
  • Construction bond claims


Our experience goes beyond the courtroom, as our lawyers have handled many arbitrations, mediations and presentations before dispute resolution boards

In addition to dispute resolution, Hamilton & Hamilton P.C. lawyers routinely structure, draft and negotiate a broad array of construction contracts, including engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts in a wide variety of projects. Our experience and market knowledge, coupled with our experience in drafting arbitration clauses, enable us to provide solutions and give our clients the best contractual protection available in the context of the specific project. Our experience is built upon a broad base of transactions involving the development and financing of projects throughout  Massachusetts on behalf of  all parties involved in a construction project.

Construction-related claims are often the subject of insurance or bond coverage disputes. Our lawyers are experienced in handling those matters, as well.


If you are involved in the construction trades, subcontractor, general contractor, or supplier, or are a property owner involved in a dispute with a general contractor, subcontractor, or construction company, use our experience to your advantage. Contact a Massachusetts construction law attorney at Hamilton & Hamilton P.C. to schedule an opportunity to meet with us about your legal needs. Call us for a free initial consultation.