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Legal Counsel to the Construction Industry

Over the past decade, the construction industry has dipped and peaked amidst political and economic uncertainty. The industry is moving towards sustainable growth with increases in residential, commercial, and infrastructure markets. 

At Carter Conboy, our clients trust us to be on the forefront of an evolving construction landscape with its complex regulations, unique challenges and opportunities, and significant litigation exposure.

Carter Conboy is a local leader in the construction industry, providing high-value legal representation to businesses and individuals working in the many areas of construction. We know how hard you work so we make it our mission to earn your respect with unmatched preparation and reliable delivery. Whenever you need us, we will be at your side – on the worksite, before a planning board, at the negotiation table, or in the courtroom.

With a history of representing parties in all facets of the industry, we are able to uncover what other firms cannot, protecting and defending you along the way. And while our credentials speak to one side of our success, it is our down-to-earth approach and straightforward communication style that has built long-lasting relationships.

Construction Clients

Our attorneys working in the construction industry have decades of experience counseling and defending companies and professionals, including:

  • Developers
  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • Designers
  • Contractors
  • Apartment Complex Owners
  • Condominium Owners
  • Property Owners
  • Suppliers
  • Manufacturers

Land Use, Zoning, and Real Property Development

You have a vision and we will build a pathway to help you achieve it. Whether it is constructing a new building or breathing life into an existing property, Carter Conboy’s broad experience – from permits, variances and zoning, to SEQRA environmental review, to site acquisition and finance – results in projects that run smoother and goals that are reached faster.

 A Proactive Approach to Contracts

Your contract has the power to protect you … if it is fully-vetted and intelligently created. At Carter Conboy, our attorneys believe a proactive, detail-oriented approach to contracts now can help you avoid costly legal claims and lengthy litigation in the future.  We regularly counsel clients on complex construction contracts, often reviewing proposals or agreements to shift the risk, protect your investment, and reduce your potential for liability.

Litigation Experience of a Different Caliber

For close to a century, Carter Conboy has been recognized as a premier litigation firm. In an industry where the legal issues are complex and the stakes are high, we are there to advocate for you from the beginning and protect you until resolution.

While Carter Conboy calls Tech Valley home, our reputation extends far beyond our region. As general or local counsel, we routinely represent national clients in litigation arising out of Labor Law §200, §240 and §241 claims, construction and design defects, structural failures, labor disputes, and environmental issues, to name a few.

Regulatory Compliance

New York is one of the highest regulated markets in the United States. There are laws, codes, rules, and regulations for every industry imaginable including the construction industry.  Carter Conboy is at the forefront of regulatory issues affecting the construction industry. If a government agency begins to investigate you, they will act aggressively, methodically and with unlimited resources. We provide our clients with the experience and knowledge necessary to traverse regulatory investigations that lead to compliance and favorable resolution of the issues.

Occupational Safety & Health (OSHA)

There are thousands of safety and health regulations that affect employers in the construction industry. You are required to keep abreast of regulatory changes, comprehend the complex issues involved, and be in full compliance. It is a daunting task for anyone. Fortunately, we are industry leaders, knowledgeable on OSHA compliance regulations and obligations. We support you from the beginning to end – from risk management counseling, to OSHA inspections, to defense of citations, charges, and litigation.