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From conception to completion, we provide comprehensive legal services to the construction industry. Jones Walker has a long history serving as corporate counsel to various construction companies of different sizes. Our clients range from small locally owned businesses to international companies who have been in business for decades. We represent and have represented several types of companies associated with the construction industry, including:

  • Travel trailer and camper manufacturers
  • Industrial hose and belt packaging companies
  • Real estate developers
  • Construction materials companies
  • Highway and street construction companies
  • Engineering and industrial plant construction services companies
  • Industrial contractors
  • Fabrication and robotic welding equipment distributors
  • Steel fabrication manufacturers
  • Residential construction companies
  • Oil & gas field services and water transport services companies
  • Commercial construction companies
  • Construction materials manufacturers
  • Heavy construction and excavation contractors
  • Electrical contractors
  • Custom home manufacturers
  • Renovation and restoration specialists
  • Commercial physical research companies
  • Industrial building and warehouse construction companies
  • Fabricated plate work manufacturers
  • Construction machine wholesalers
  • Equipment installation companies
  • Power line contractors
  • Supplies trade contractors
  • Heavy lifting construction companies

Our experience with construction industry clients includes matters in the areas of litigation, including labor and employment, asbestos, and class action; real estate; corporate and securities transactions; maritime; business and finance; tax; labor and employment; and intellectual property.


  • Ranked nationally by the 2016 Legal 500 United States guide in the area of Construction (including Construction Litigation).
  • Named a National Tier 1 "Best Law Firm" in the Litigation – Construction practice area by the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers®.
  • Recognized in Chambers USA – America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Construction Law.






  • American Bar Association's Government Construction, December 2016
  • Co-Editor, 2016 Construction Law Update
    Wolters Kluwer, 2016
  • Contributing Author, 2016 Construction Law Update
    Wolters Kluwer, 2016
  • "Declaring an Early Victory: Effectively Using Declaratory Judgment to Timely Resolve Fundamental Contract Interpretation Disputes on Federal Government Contracts"
    The Construction Lawyer,
    Journal of the ABA Forum on Construction Law, Summer 2016