• Represented developer of major resort and casino project in negotiation and drafting of design and construction management agreements for $350 million urban project and coordination of development agreement with host community.
  • Represented developer of resort properties in negotiation and drafting of design services and CM-at-Risk agreements for multiple luxury beach resorts.
  • Prepared standard forms of construction and design contracts to be used by hospitality provider's internal construction department and trained company personnel on administration of forms and potential negotiation parameters for both stand-alone and shopping center locations.
  • Represented international gaming/casino corporation in its U.S. national building program, including regulatory advice, due diligence, negotiation and drafting of design, sitework, construction, and specialty-contractor contracts for multiple, substantial hotel/casino projects in Massachusetts, Maine, Ohio, Kansas, Illinois, West Virginia, and Mississippi.
  • Defended hospitality provider against mechanics' lien claim brought by 11 subcontractors arising out the construction of a retail food outlet by Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

Firm Highlights


39 Verrill Attorneys Named 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars


New Rules for Apprentices on Energy Projects Come with Uncertainty for Contractors and Developers

On January 1, 2021, a new law went into effect setting benchmarks for use of apprentices on energy generation facility construction projects. Enacted in 2019, the law was part of “An Act to Establish...


Verrill Welcomes Michael B. Donahue to the Firm’s Construction Group


Recovery From Surety and Professional Liability Carrier for Defective Turbine and Biomass Energy Facility Components

Our client developed a biomass fired cogeneration power facility to sell power back to the grid and to support its sawmill operations. As part of this project, it entered into a $13+ million contract...


Subcontractor Prevails on Wrongful Termination and Delay Claims Following 18 Day Arbitration

Our client was terminated as a mechanical subcontractor on a U.S. Navy project at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine for alleged delays. Our client and its surety faced claims for costs of...



We have assisted many owners, and contractors in design and construction contracting including: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Investment Management Company on over a billion dollars in projects in Kendall Square area of Cambridge, Massachusetts...


Representative Litigation Matters

Represented one of the nation's largest geotechnical subcontractors in claims against a major general contractor arising from construction of pier improvements at an East Coast naval facility Led defense trial team in a four-week...

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