Winter Capriola Zenner represents contractors, subcontractors, owners, investors, community associations, and real-estate developers in all aspects of construction law. Our lawyers collaboratively work with their clients from the earliest stages of contract negotiation through final dispute resolution, offering trusted and practical, cost-effective guidance and representation focused on the unique needs of construction professionals. We build relationships with our clients that depend on our wealth of experience, knowledge, common-sense, and partnerships with the industry’s top experts. Our attorneys aggressively and strategically represent their client’s interests, protect their bottom line, and get the job done the right way.
At WCZ, we proudly and tenaciously represent those faced with critical path delay, scope disputes, defective construction, and other construction-related disputes. Our clients include some of the area’s largest specialty contractors and some of the region's most prominent high-rises, in addition to growing small businesses, commercial and mixed-use developments, and hundreds of community associations. WCZ has extensive experience in the negotiation and collection of multi-million dollar lien-enforcement and contract claims, construction-related torts, indemnity claims, and skilled negotiation with insurers in complex, multi-faceted payment disputes.
WCZ’s construction practice is scalable, cost-effective, and flexible to meet the unique needs of our clients in both large and small disputes. We want our clients to view us as a true business partner— an integral aspect of their plans for strategic growth, risk management, compliance, and collection. We encourage our clients to take advantage of us as counselors and advisors from day one to help avoid protracted and expensive disputes. When our clients find themselves in a dispute, we have their back, aggressively defending their rights and persuasively and conclusively presenting their claims.
WCZ has dedicated construction attorneys licensed in Georgia and Florida that have been trusted by clients for decades. Through our strategic partnerships with other local attorneys, we have extensive experience representing clients in many other states including, but not limited to, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, New York, Virginia, and District of Columbia. Our experienced trial lawyers understand all aspects of civil procedure in state and federal court as well as the alternative dispute resolution forums like mediation and arbitration. The following are just some of the areas our clients rely on us for representation and guidance:
• Alternative Dispute Resolution (Arbitration and Mediation)
• Architectural and Engineering Negligence
• Bonding and Surety Claims
• Change Orders and Contract Claim Development and Presentation
• Contract Development and Negotiation
• Coverage Disputes
• Defective and Negligent Construction
• Delay Claims
• Lien Protection, Enforcement, and Avoidance
• Payment Disputes and Pre-Dispute Resolution
• Prompt Pay Act Claims
• Regulatory Compliance
• Right to Repair Act
• Risk Management
• Scope Disputes
• State and Federal Litigation