Construction Law

Rated #1 Construction Law Firm in the U.S.

Watt Tieder is one of the largest construction boutique law firms in the United States, with a diverse and experienced team of attorneys representing many of the world’s leading corporations, developers and contractors on both domestic and international projects.

We represent more than half of the Top 30 Engineering News Record contractors and most of the nation’s top sureties.

For more than four decades, Watt Tieder has been building solutions—and delivering results.

What We Do

Expert legal assistance from the ground up. We provide strategic advice and guidance at every step:

  • Site acquisition
  • Project planning & financing
  • Contract drafting
  • Contract administration
  • Claims resolution
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Litigation

Domestic Construction

The Best Clients

Our clients come from all sides of the construction industry—from suppliers and subcontractors, to designers, owners and developers and sureties—and represent the best in the business.

The full spectrum of projects

We have been involved in every type of major construction project, including tunnels, bridges, sports venues, highways, airports, rail and subway systems, military bases, industrial and chemical facilities, waste-water facilities, power plants and commercial and public buildings.

Analysis and evaluation

As counsel to some of the country’s major bonding companies, we also conduct project failure analyses, evaluate project completion status at the time of default and defend against claims for the cost of finishing interrupted projects.