We are a nine-lawyer Construction Law boutique. Our senior partner, William Allensworth, helped found the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and was the founder and first Chairman of the Construction Law Section of the Travis County [Austin] Bar Association. All of our lawyers have devoted their careers to the practice of Construction Law, and we have handled countless construction disputes and helped negotiate and draft contracts on a wide variety of construction projects.
Although the 84th Legislative Session was relatively quiet for the construction industry, several new laws notable to the field became effective this month. Some of these bills include: (1) House Bill 2049, which addresses the liability of design professionals who contract with “governmental agencies;” (2) House Bill 1455, which adds pre-suit requirements for defect claims Continue Reading