Business Litigation

Construction & Real Estate Litigation

Construction disputes frequently pose unique and complex issues, requiring the need for litigators with legal acumen and industry knowledge. The attorneys in Messerli Kramer’s Construction and Real Estate group have substantial experience representing developers, owners, and subcontractors in unique and complex construction disputes arising throughout the project lifecycle. Our litigators and corporate attorneys work together to create efficient solutions and build the best possible case in order to advance client goals, whether in mediation, arbitration, or litigation.

We also handle complex real estate disputes, representing buyers, sellers, agents, brokers, lenders, landlords, tenants, investors, contractors, and other entities in a variety of matters.


  • Construction Litigation

  • Mechanics’ Liens

  • Real Estate Litigation

  • Commercial Lease Disputes

  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes

  • Land Use Disputes

  • Condemnation and Eminent Domain Litigation

Representative Experience

  • Provided successful defense for property management company at trial against invasion of privacy claims made by tenant.

  • Represented subcontractor in payment claim against general contractor for improper withholding of contract amounts due.

  • Represented residential contractor in wrongful denial of insurance coverage resulting in acceptance of coverage and defense obligations on the part of the insurer.

  • Represented general contractor in beneficial mediated settlement agreement in multi-party mechanic’s lien and construction defect litigation.


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