Hamilton & Hamilton P.C. is a leading construction law firm serving clients throughout Massachusetts Chris Hamilton Construction lawyer has developed a reputation for providing skilled, knowledgeable and cost-effective representation to property owners, Contractors, Subcontractors, Engineers, Construction lenders, Architects and material Suppliers.

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Chris Hamilton is a Former Contractor

As a former contractor himself and his years of experience working with engineers, architects, estimators and other construction professionals, Chris Hamilton has gained a deep understanding of the construction process. This enables Chris to communicate technical information in a way that is understandable to lay judges, juries and other decision-makers.

A Massachusetts Construction Law Expert

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

An Experienced Trial Construction Lawyer

We have handled complex litigation and arbitration matters, including Jury trials involving everything from multimillion dollar private and public commercial projects, to cases involving residential home improvement projects.


Chris represents:

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

Chris resolves 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

Chris Hamilton has experience with all aspects of Massachusetts construction law and can help you with:

  • Construction defect claims and other construction disputes
  • Contract bidding and negotiation
  • Construction contract preparation
  • Contractor licensing issues
  • Defective design (architectural and engineering)
  • Professional liability
  • Defective workmanship
  • Delay and disruption claims
  • General contractor and subcontractor 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


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 tragedies involving serious work site injuries.

  • Represented and advised several modular construction companies and assisted in negotiating substantial change orders.
  • Represented construction companies in litigation over change orders and work on the Central Artery Project AKA the "big dig"
  • Achieved dismissal of contractor's lien case against homeowner after just a single hearing.
  • Prepared and negotiated design, construction, purchase agreements for multiple projects
  • Won plaintiff's verdict as lead trial counsel in successful breach of purchase and sale agreement case.
  • Prosecuted and defended numerous mechanic's lien cases
  • Obtained a defense verdict as trial counsel on behalf of homeowner and won a sizeable counter-claim against contractor.
  • Represented numerous owners and contractors in design and construction contracts

Contact us

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. Call our firm at 781.894.8700 or toll free 866-586-2209 or contact us online.