Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff

Commercial Litigation and Consulting


Major construction projects can lead to major construction disputes. These disputes typically involve numerous project participants. Because the disputes are usually typically fact-intensive and contentious, the outcomes are usually unpredictable.

Because of this context for construction project disputes, the sophisticated client requires its attorneys to have an understanding not only of the particular design and construction issues related to each claim or dispute, but also of the contractual relationships and the business and financial considerations that bear on the project participants’ respective obligations and risk exposures.

Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff is well-regarded by the construction industry. Our reputation has been established through our general representation of industry members and from our representation of clients in prosecuting and defending specific claims.

As to the former, we represent and counsel construction industry for their various organizational, operational, transactional, and risk management matters. As to the latter, we have represented architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and owners locally in cases involving such well-known structures as Chicago’s Soldier Field and the John Hancock Center, as well as nationwide in litigation concerning power plants, sewage treatment facilities, commercial and residential high-rise projects, jails, parking structures, subways, bridges, breakwaters, and other substantial building projects.

With such broad experience, we have acquired an exceptional and effective understanding of the business and legal principles upon which the design professional and contracting industries are based. From this combination of construction industry knowledge and litigation experience, our attorneys are able to partner with our clients to identify meaningful, practical, and cost-effective solutions to many of the numerous challenges for which they seek our assistance.