Construction

constConstruction industry representation is a growing law practice area at Spengler Nathanson. Our attorneys represent clients in all aspects of the construction industry, including public and private owners and developers.

 

We also represent lenders, public/governmental entities, contractors, engineers, architects, construction managers and designers. We also counsel industry associations and home builders’ associations. We are also involved in all aspects of construction documentation and litigation.

 

Find an attorney focusingĀ in the Construction industry for the following areas of law:

Construction and Lien Law

Spengler Nathanson attorneys have broad experience in construction and lien law, from the planning stage through completion and, when needed, dispute resolution. We have represented homebuilders, developers, owners, condominium developers, general contractors, architects and engineers, surveyors, construction managers, financial institutions, investors, landlords and tenants, municipalities, and title, bond and liability insurers.

 

Projects have included many types of private and public works, including residential developments, condominiums, apartments, commercial developments, shopping centers, offices, universities, hospitals, hotels, and public infrastructure such as water supply and sewer systems.

 

Attorneys who can assist you:
Richard E. Wolff
Michael W. Bragg
Thomas A. Lupica
J.Peter Millon
David G. Wise

 

 

Environmental

Spengler Nathanson attorneys have experience in many aspects of environmental law: from the issues raised during the handling of hazardous materials to the resolution of natural resource problems. These services include helping buyers and sellers of property and businesses avoid environmental liabilities through the use and analysis of Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments. We also have experience in the preservation of wetlands, conservation easements, parklands and other dedicated uses.

 

Attorneys who can assist you:
Thomas A. Lupica
Richard E. Wolff
Michael W. Bragg
Susan B. Nelson

Tax

Tax – Federal, State and Local

 

Our attorneys know well the complexities of taxation and can assist you in understanding tax law and minimizing the effects on your bottom line. We represent taxpayers in business planning, including exit strategies, charitable giving, compensation planning, and income taxation for trusts and estates. With our assistance, you will be able to comply with the ever-changing tax laws, while still meeting your own business and personal goals. Some of the services we provide are business and income tax planning, transactional planning, corporate and partnership planning, entity selection, business succession planning, Internal Revenue Service audit and appeal representation and state and local tax, including sales and use tax representation.

 

Attorneys who can assist you:
Michael W. Bragg
Thomas A. Lupica
Richard E. Wolff
David G. Wise

Zoning and Land Use

Our attorneys represent clients in matters of rezoning, planned unit developments, conditional use permits, zoning variances, and other growth management permit and development order issues. Our clients have included local governments, trusts, partnerships, property owners, and developers of residential, commercial, industrial, and mixed-use community projects.

 

Attorneys who can assist you:
Michael W. Bragg
Richard E. Wolff
Byron S. Choka

J.Peter Millon
David G. Wise
Truman A. Greenwood

 

 

OSHA

Spengler Nathanson’s attorneys review employer safety practices to assure compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act. We also advise employers regarding OSHA inspections and other dealings with OSHA compliance officers, and hazard abatement, to ensure both worker safety and, wherever possible, the avoidance of fines and enforcement actions.

 

Attorneys who can assist you:

James P. Silk, Jr.
Renisa A. Dorner
Susan B. Nelson
James R. Jeffery

 

Wage-Hour Law

Spengler Nathanson’s labor attorneys regularly advise both public and private sector clients regarding compliance with federal minimum wage and overtime laws, and the Ohio minimum wage law. We have dealt extensively with such matters as the classification of exempt and non-exempt employees, calculation of regular rate for overtime purposes, pay for training and travel time, and exempt employees salary basis of pay.

 

Attorneys who can assist you:

Renisa A. Dorner
David M. Smigelski
Patricia A. Wise
Lisa E. Pizza
Cheryl F. Wolff

Commercial Collections

Recovery of business debt is a reality of any business. Spengler Nathanson attorneys can assist you in your efforts to follow federal and state collection laws. Before you undertake collection, be advised that numerous collection practices can cause serious repercussions.

 

Is your company permitted by law to call customers at an odd hour or to disclose to a third party that your customer owes you money? In many instances, the sooner you retain counsel to assist you pursuing your delinquent commercial accounts, the sooner your company will be in a position to collect the debt or make a determination that collection effort is not warranted.

 

Attorneys who can assist you:
Richard E. Wolff
Teresa L. Grigsby
James P. Silk Jr.
Sarah K. Skow
J.Peter Millon

Construction Disputes and Claims

When a construction project does not go according to plan, claims are likely. Whether the claim comes in the form of a claim notification letter or a lawsuit, Spengler Nathanson attorneys can assist your company. We have represented all parties in the construction arena, including architects, engineers, surveyors, construction managers, general contractors and subcontractors, in claims arising out of the construction of residences, commercial buildings, roadways, bridges, landfills, sanitary sewers, waterlines and public water supply systems.

 

Attorneys who can assist you:
Susan B. Nelson
Byron S. Choka
James P. Silk Jr.
Sarah K. Skow
Jennifer A. McHugh
J.Peter Millon

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