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Nelson Mullins COVID-19 Resources

Nelson Mullins is continuing to monitor developments related to COVID-19, including guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and various federal, state, and local government authorities. The firm is taking appropriate precautionary actions and has implemented plans to ensure the continuation of all firm services to clients from both in office and remote work arrangements across our 25 offices. 

In addition, click the link below to access extensive resources to address a wide variety of topics resulting from the virus, in general and by industry,  including topics such as essential businesses, force majeure, business interruption insurance, CARES Act and FFCRA, and others. 

Nelson Mullins COVID-19 Resources

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WEBINAR: New Small Business Bankruptcy via Chapter 11: Key differences versus traditional Chapter 11, 7, or 13 and how small business can use SBRA to reorganize

October 8, 2020

WEBINAR: New Small Business Bankruptcy via Chapter 11: Key differences versus traditional Chapter 11, 7, or 13 and how small business can use SBRA to reorganize
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Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

  • Drafted and negotiated general contract and service contracts for developer of luxury hotel. 
  • Counsel private clients on terms and conditions of AIA contract forms. 
  • Contract negotiation on behalf of general contractor for municipal projects.
  • Assist public school systems with contract drafting and procurement for general contractors, design consultants and project managers.
  • Drafted and negotiated contract for build-out of retail store/restaurant on behalf of tenant.
  • Represented public awarding authority on bid protest regarding long-term lease/public-private transit-oriented development (residential/retail/parking) project. 
  • Represented public awarding authority to procure design-build project for rail extension in metropolitan area. 
  • Contract negotiation and drafting on behalf of public awarding authority to procure professional services of design consultant, project manager, and project administrator for rail extension project. 
  • Defense of public awarding authority on bid protest regarding award of contract for maintenance and repairs of state bridges. 
  • Assisted public awarding authority in close-out of highway and tunnel project. 

Our lawyers help clients with

  • Purchase of land and buildings
  • Financing –  negotiating, reviewing, and drafting loan/bond documents
  • Land use and development – zoning issues, planning issues, entitlements
  • Bid process – Assisting in the preparation of RFP’s, bid withdrawals, bid protests
  • Contract negotiations and drafting – for owners with developers, architects, engineers, project managers, and general contractors; for contractors with subcontractors and consultants; for subcontractors with general contractors
  • Environmental compliance
  • Building codes and permits
  • Contract administration, compliance and termination
  • Structuring Dispute Resolution Parameters – including partnering, dispute escalation processes, and establishing the authority and responsibility of a DRB
  • Surety and lien-related matters
  • Insurance review – to look for potential gaps in coverage or contract language
  • Employment and labor law issues
  • Government relations – strategic guidance when participating in open competitions and other business opportunities or entering a contract with a federal, state, or local agency

Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws

The team advises clients on relevant statutes and regulations, including the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration Act (OSHA), Davis-Bacon Act, False Claims Act (FCA), and immigration laws. The lawyers cover federal, state, and local environmental and land use regulations; small–, minority– and women–owned enterprise participation; various employment laws; and licensing and zoning requirements. They also understand the LEED rating system and how it and other green issues affect projects and agreements.

If a dispute arises

The construction team’s imperative is to ensure that our client’s participation in, and contribution to, the project goes smoothly. If a contractual, product defect, or other dispute arises, however, our litigators know how to protect and enforce your rights. They are highly experienced at resolving construction-related disputes before dispute resolution boards, mediators and arbitrators, and at trial before state and federal courts across the country.

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

  • Drafted and negotiated general contract and service contracts for developer of luxury hotel. 
  • Counsel private clients on terms and conditions of AIA contract forms. 
  • Contract negotiation on behalf of general contractor for municipal projects.
  • Assist public school systems with contract drafting and procurement for general contractors, design consultants and project managers.
  • Drafted and negotiated contract for build-out of retail store/restaurant on behalf of tenant.
  • Represented public awarding authority on bid protest regarding long-term lease/public-private transit-oriented development (residential/retail/parking) project. 
  • Represented public awarding authority to procure design-build project for rail extension in metropolitan area. 
  • Contract negotiation and drafting on behalf of public awarding authority to procure professional services of design consultant, project manager, and project administrator for rail extension project. 
  • Defense of public awarding authority on bid protest regarding award of contract for maintenance and repairs of state bridges. 
  • Assisted public awarding authority in close-out of highway and tunnel project. 
  • Extensive experience representing diverse construction project participants
  • Thorough analysis of business risks
  • Well-informed counsel on regulatory and compliance issues
  • Multi-disciplinary team encompassing finance, contract, real estate, employment, environmental, and government relations capabilities
  • Long-standing industry experience with awarding authorities, developers, technical experts and consultants, lenders and brokers

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