Overton Firm services include advice & counseling on matters related to (1) Construction Professionals, (2) Material Suppliers, (3) Engineering & Design Professionals, (4) Hotel Owners/Operators, (5) Single-Family Developers, and (6) Multi-Family Owners & Developers.
Examples of Services Include:
* Design and Construction Contracts [Drafting, Interpretation, and Review]
* General Business Services
* Lien Filing/Lien Defense
* Mediation, Arbitration, and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution Services
* Hotel Management & Operator Agreements [Drafting, Interpretation, and Review]
* Hotel Debt and Hotel Equity Plans and Strategies
* Hotel Labor Law and DOL/OSHA Violations
* Franchise Agreements [Drafting, Interpretation & Review]
* General Hotel Litigation
advice on aspects of proposals to provide professional services as well
as bids for public and private construction work.
and coordinate the contracts required for design and construction to
define "the law of the project" appropriately.
review, and negotiate contracts between owners, designers, construction
managers, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers.
on aspects of administrative matters related to contract performance, change
orders, progress payments, and project close-out.
on selecting the appropriate form of business organization - sole
proprietorship, general or limited partnership, limited liability company
(LLC), business corporation, or professional corporation - in
consideration of management and personal liability issues.
documents to form or maintain the organization.
on and assist in obtaining licenses, permits, and approvals necessary to start
and operate a business.
and sale of goods and products.
questions and personnel matters.
and Dispute Resolution
in litigation avoidance through proper administrative and compliance
and assist with dispute settlement discussions and negotiations.
- Provide representation in arbitration under the rules of the American
Arbitration Association's Construction Rules.
on, and representation during, alternative dispute resolution procedures such
as mediation or other "mini-trial" procedures.