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Knowledgeable Construction Law Attorney

Building solutions for clients in Norcross, Georgia

John E. Underwood, P.C. understands the construction business. With 26 years of experience practicing construction law in Georgia, Mr. Underwood can help you build solutions to the problems affecting your residential, commercial, industrial or public development projects.

John E. Underwood, P.C. handles construction disputes for a wide variety of clients, including contractors, property owners, developers, architects, engineers and construction companies. Mr. Underwood advocates for clients’ interests in court, arbitration and administrative agency hearings, and he is dedicated to providing clients with the best possible results.

Handling construction disputes for 26 years

Mr. Underwood helps clients avoid and resolve construction disputes in the following areas:

  • Architectural and engineering errors
  • Contract disputes
  • Collections and payment disputes
  • Insurance coverage
  • Material suppliers’ rights
  • Mechanic’s liens

Architectural and engineering conflicts

Errors and omissions in site plans can severely affect the progress of your project. Mr. Underwood has extensive experience handling these disputes from every angle and regularly protects the interests of contractors, owners, architects and engineers when conflicts of this nature arise.

Contract disputes

Construction projects often require the signing of multiple contracts to secure access to labor and materials. Breach of any of these contracts can cause havoc on your worksite. John E. Underwood, P.C. helps you get the compensation and services you need to finish your project on time. They also assist with drafting and review of contracts to protect your interests in the future.

Collections and payment disputes

Mr. Underwood handles all situations involving payment disputes, including:

  • Bid contests, mistakes and protests
  • Collections
  • Non-payment for extra work
  • Surety bond claims
  • Stop notices
  • Work stoppages and delays
  • Writs of attachment

They expect the unexpected and work to get you the relief you are looking for. The firm also represents property developers and owners, helping them fight unjustified claims brought against them.

Insurance coverage

Insurance companies often cause serious problems during the construction process. If an insurance company has denied or disclaimed your coverage, John E. Underwood, P.C. can help you get the protection you need to move forward.

Material suppliers’ rights

Suppliers have many of the same rights as contractors and deserve the relief that they are entitled to. John E. Underwood, P.C. helps suppliers receive the compensation they deserve by enforcing personal guarantees made by property developers and assists in filing liens, stops notices and writs of attachment on their behalf.

Mechanic’s liens

John E. Underwood, P.C. helps contractors and material suppliers draft, serve, file and enforce mechanic’s liens against property developers and owners to ensure payment for services rendered. They also represent contractors, developers and owners, helping them to vacate improper or exaggerated liens brought against them.

Handling your construction law case no matter the complexity in Norcross, Georgia

For experienced representation on your construction law matters and disputes, call John E. Underwood, P.C. at 770-925-0111 or contact the firm online to schedule an appointment.