Welcome To Bennett Legal Group Online

What sets us apart?

We are a law firm completely devoted to the needs of construction and business litigation. BLG is founded by Brian Bennett, who worked as a contractor and civil engineer before becoming an attorney.

History 01.

Our founding partner Brian Bennett is not only a lawyer. He is a physicist, engineer and a contractor who became a lawyer for the specific purpose of providing legal expertise to the construction industry with the added benefit of having a practical sense of the issues faced every day by owners, design professionals, and contractors.

Experience 02.

His general construction experience includes project management of commercial projects including a $10 million dormitory for the College of Charleston and a $7 million alumni center for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During his tenure in the construction industry, Brian obtained significant practical experience with issues that are unique to construction litigation.

Qualifications 03.

Brian’s sole purpose for attending law school was to become a construction lawyer and that has been the primary focus of his entire legal career. Brian is a board certified specialist in construction law.

An Overview of our Expertise

Practice Areas

Contract Disputes

Disputes and claims are common on many construction projects.

Defects

Construction defects can be caused by design or installation issues and often lead to consequential damage.

Delay & Extra Work

Delay and Extra Work claims are common on construction projects and are caused by many factors.

Payment Disputes

Payment disputes often involve complex lien and bond issues and can be difficult to resolve.

Malpractice

Architects and engineers often face claims that they have breached their professional duty of care.

ADR

ADR

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is an inclusive term describing options to resolve disputes outside of court.

Insurance

Insurance coverage issues are often triggered in many construction and business disputes.

Business Litigation

Business litigation is a dispute between two or more companies usually seeking money damages or specific performance.
Construction and Business Litigation

Representative Cases

Decades of Construction and Business Litigation

Trust Our Experience

We have successfully handled hundreds of claims involving major projects including Theme Parks,
Hotels, Airports, multi-family commercial projects, and restaurants.
Claim value in some of these cases has exceeded $40 million.

The matters we regularly handle include the following:
Contract disputes
Construction defects / Construction liens
Delay and extra work claims
Change Orders and payment disputes
Suretyship and bond claims
Terminations
Defense of Design Malpractice claims
Administrative claims before Architect and Engineering Boards and Construction Industry licensing board

They Trust Us

Our Clients

We have worked with clients in every industry, including but not limited to the following list:
Banker Steel Co., LLC
Darden Restaurants, Inc.
Dart Container Corporation
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Hammer Haag Steel, Inc.
Lend Lease (US) Construction, Inc.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation
TLC Engineering for Architecture
Universal City Development Partners
Wimberly, Allison, Tong & Goo (WATG) – architects
World Olympians Association

alumni center
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