The construction field presents a unique set of legal issues and relationships which require seasoned and sophisticated legal counsel. Rendigs is one of the Midwest’s leading law firms to the construction industry with decades of trial experience representing owners, design professionals, contractors, subcontractors, developers, suppliers, and insurance companies.

Our attorneys assist clients with cases of all sizes and complexity – from project delay and disruptions to multi-million dollar claims arising from the operation and construction of refineries, factories, office buildings, airports, and municipal sewer systems. Our goal, whether in litigation or ongoing commercial operation, is to resolve cases quickly and efficiently in order to protect our clients.

Rendigs attorneys represent architects and engineers, both individual professionals and firms, in all facets of their professional practices. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting clients with contract negotiation, risk management, mediation, arbitration, construction claims, project/construction administration, project workouts, and errors and omissions liability defense.

Our Construction Law Team

Mike’s practice is focused on civil litigation. He has extensive experience representing clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts including: • Product liability actions defending manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and retailers • Trucking and transportation matters involving personal injury, wrongful death, and carriage of freight; • Commercial and corporation litigation including breach of contract, unfair competition, shareholder disputes and buy-outs; • Professional negligence litigation (accountant negligence, medical and health care negligence, wrongful death suits, and professional licensing board matters); • Defending self-insured companies, insurance companies and their insureds against liability and coverage claims • Personal injury and wrongful death litigation; • Construction litigation; and • Probate litigation (will contests, trust-related disputes and declaratory judgment litigation).
James’ practice focuses on litigation, with an emphasis on construction law, employment law, civil rights, and professional liability. Beginning with his federal courtship, James has substantial experience with federal court cases, at the trial court and appellate levels. James is often called upon within the office and by referring counsel to prepare and argue appellate briefs.
Will’s practice focuses on civil litigation and insurance coverage. His litigation practice is varied and ranges from construction and commercial disputes to product liability and legal malpractice. His insurance coverage practice includes opinions, litigation, and counseling carriers on policy issues.
Pete’s practice focuses primarily on the areas of complex and product liability litigation. He has active and extensive pretrial, trial, and appellate experience with a concentration on products liability, high exposure and complex matters, commercial litigation, and insurance matters in numerous states across the country.
Jon is the team leader for the insurance and general litigation group. His practice focuses on litigation, which encompasses matters involving serious personal injury and wrongful death claims, product liability, fire losses, mold claims, toxic torts, and class actions. Jon prides himself in advancing cases quickly toward an early evaluation and resolution, whether by negotiation, motion or trial.