Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop, P.C.


We have a broad and substantial construction practice with a solid record of service to the design and construction industry. Our experienced and dedicated construction practice group attorneys understand the construction industry and can help you navigate its often complex contracts and diverse relationships.

We work closely with clients to identify and solve problems arising in all phases of the construction process. We are widely recognized for our construction litigation and arbitration practice across Tennessee, and practice in all State and Federal courts.

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We regularly handle matters such as:

Architect, Engineer and Surveyor Professional Liability
Construction Defect Claims
Contract Review and Negotiation
Fee Collection
Mediation, Arbitration and Litigation
Bid Mistakes and Protests
Delay, Lost Productivity and Acceleration Claims
Notices of Nonpayment/Prompt Pay Act Notices
Liens and Bond Claims
Defaults and Terminations
Warranty Issues and Enforcement
EIFS and Roofing Claims
Mold and “Sick Building” Claims
Design/Build Contracts and Relationships
Homebuilder and Homeowner Disputes
Contractor Licensing and Discipline
Architect and Engineer Professional Discipline

Our clients are:

General contractors
Design professionals
Construction managers
Material and Equipment suppliers

We have defended design professionals in multimillion-dollar claims on sports arenas in Nashville, Knoxville and Memphis and in hundreds of cases of alleged professional malpractice.  We have represented our contractor clients in numerous cases, involving alleged construction defects, project critical path delays, payment, differing site conditions, acceleration, lost productivity and other claims.  We also represent  owners and sureties in matters ranging from simple claims to major project defaults. Our experience includes significant involvement with Federal, State, and Local Government construction project disputes and claims. We also represent contractors and design professionals before their respective licensing boards in matters ranging from assistance with license applications to professional discipline hearings and appeals.

Our clients benefit from lawyers who understand the construction industry. We are active in the Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel and construction committees of the American Bar Association, as well as design and construction industry organizations such as the Associated Builders & Contractors; Associated General Contractors; American Institute of Architects; Construction Specifications Institute; Tennessee Association of Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors; and Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers.

We regularly present seminars to industry organizations and companies; are members of the American Arbitration Association and serve on its Construction Industry Panel or otherwise serve as private arbitrators; and publish the Tennessee Construction Law Journal, an online construction newsletter and our very successful construction industry blog found at http://tennesseeconstructionlawyers.com.