1. Overview

    Bouhan Falligant attorneys have the expertise to handle the broad range of issues that builders, subcontractors, suppliers, and owners may encounter in construction. Our attorneys are well equipped to meet our clients’ needs in protecting their interests and managing risks.

    Through our firm’s multidisciplinary approach, our construction law practice group draws from the knowledge and experience of other practice areas to offer clients the most comprehensive service. Whether the matter is related to project financing, contracts, regulatory compliance, professional negligence claims or commercial litigation, our attorneys have the experience to handle it.

    Our construction law practice experience ranges from handling complex litigation to assisting businesses with the filing and defense of liens,  breaches of contract, landlord/tenant issues as well as general civil litigation. Our clients include contractors and subcontractors, architects, engineers, developers, lenders and property owners. Some of our services include:

    • Construction Contract Claims and Disputes
    • Construction Defect Claims
    • Construction Accidents
    • Civil Litigation
    • Land Use
    • Liens, including Mechanic’s Liens and Materialmen’s Liens
    • Landlord/Tenant Issues
    • Zoning Disputes
    • Handling Collection and Bankruptcy
    • Commercial and Residential Real Estate Closings and Transactions

    a rich & Established
    practice history

    More Than 130 Years of Experience

  2. News & Publications

    Preserving Your Construction Lien Rights

    By Maggie Puccini, Bouhan Falligant LLP Special to Business in Savannah Business is booming for the construction industry, and not a moment too soon. Prior to the recent recession, construction employment hit an all-time high of 7.7 million jobs, but then reduced 30 percent of its workforce by January 2011. Over the past six years, […]

    Georgia Trend Recognizes Bouhan Falligant Attorneys as “Legal Elite”

    Four Bouhan Falligant attorneys were recently recognized in the December 2016 issue of Georgia Trend with the publication’s prestigious “Legal Ellite” designation. Legal Elite recognizes the top attorneys in the state of Georgia as selected by their peers. “It is always an honor to be recognized by our peers for outstanding client service,” said Lea […]

    Georgia Trend Recognizes Six Bouhan Falligant Attorneys as “Legal Elite”

    Six Bouhan Falligant attorneys were recently recognized in the December 2015 issue of Georgia Trend with the publication’s prestigious “Legal Ellite” designation. Legal Elite recognizes the top attorneys in the state of Georgia as selected by their peers. “We are pleased to be recognized by our peers for our attorneys’ outstanding service to clients,” said […]

    How Harbor Deepening Will Impact Maritime Businesses

    Special to Business in Savannah Last January, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers kicked off the much-anticipated Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), a nearly $800 million project that will deepen the harbor and its associated shipping channel. The deepening will allow larger, more efficient cargo ships to navigate the East Coast’s second busiest container harbor […]

    Subcontractors and Suppliers Should Exercise Their Lien Rights to Ensure Payment on a Construction Project

    By Margaret W. S. Puccini, Bouhan Falligant Special to Savannah Morning News During the real estate recession and even now, many subcontractors and suppliers have learned what happens when a general contractor shuts the doors, goes bankrupt, or uses an owner’s funds for something other than payment to the subcontractors and suppliers who worked on […]

    Bouhan Falligant Partner Maggie Puccini Installed as Secretary of Savannah Bar Association

    Maggie Puccini, a partner at Bouhan Falligant, was recently installed as the secretary of the Savannah Bar Association. Other officers installed included Colin McRae of HunterMaclean as president, Matthew McCoy of McCorkle & Johnson as president-elect, and Robert Hughes, III of Brannen, Searcy & Smith as treasurer. The Savannah Bar Association serves the Savannah legal […]

    BOUHAN FALLIGANT LAWYERS RECOGNIZED AS 2015 SUPER LAWYERS AND 2015 RISING STARS

    Contact: Brigitte VanBaelen T: 912-665-1048 E: bvanbaelen@gmail.com Nine attorneys at Bouhan Falligant LLP have been recognized as 2015 Super Lawyers and 2015 Georgia Rising Stars. Super Lawyers recognizes prominent attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. The Rising Stars lawyer selection recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state — those who are […]

    Georgia Trend Recognizes Bouhan Falligant Attorneys as “Legal Elite”

    Three Bouhan Falligant attorneys were recently recognized in the December 2017 issue of Georgia Trend with the publication’s prestigious “Legal Elite” designation. Legal Elite recognizes the top attorneys in the state of Georgia as selected by their peers. “Being recognized by our legal peers is always an honor,” said Lea Holliday, managing partner, Bouhan Falligant. […]

    Bouhan Falligant Partner Makes Presentation at International Conference

    Todd Baiad, a partner at Bouhan Falligant, recently was a guest lecturer at the New York State Bar Association’s International Section’s meeting in Dublin, Ireland. Baiad spoke on the topic of federal court litigation in Georgia. Other speakers included prominent members of the New York State Bar Association, the former Chief Judge of the Southern […]

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