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3050 South Durango Drive
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117
Tel (702) 872-5555
Fax: (702) 872-5545

Construction Law

Backus, Carranza & Burden has had the honor of handling cases of every size and dimension, often managing to prevent the escalation of matters before they could become a threat to clients. From small business owners to large corporations, our clients know they can depend on our team’s experience, dedication and thoroughness when it comes to representing any aspect of their business.Backus, Carranza & Burden lawyers are experienced in representing clients from the beginning of the project in negotiations, contract development and planning to dispute resolution in arbitration, mediation and trial. Following are some highlights illustrating the firm’s commitment to the practice area of construction:

  • Project experience ranges from complex hotel/casino properties to hospitals, prisons, power plants, airports and a wide variety of commercial and residential developments.
  • Broad experience encompasses representation of private and public project participants, owners, general contractors, construction managers, engineering firms and design professionals, subcontractors and material suppliers. (Many of our clients are nationally and internationally recognized large firms.)
  • Active member of the Nevada Chapter of Associated General Contractors (AGC) and American Arbitration Association.
  • Firm members educate the industry by speaking on a wide variety of construction issues nationally and internationally including the Nevada Construction Law Seminar, Andrews Forbes Superconference and the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry.
  • Extensive experience in claims of defects and extra work, delay and disruption, cumulative impact claims, inadequate and defective design, improper project management, excessive changes, differing site conditions, mechanics’ liens and a multitude of other construction-related issues.