Houston and Austin Construction Lawyers

Houston and Austin Construction Lawyers

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“Andrews Myers provides the Way/McCorvey family of companies with timely, accurate and reasoned advice covering the full range of construction industry related matters.”

Kevin Pierce
Vice President – General Manager, Way Engineering, LTD

Construction Law Attorneys and Arbitrators Who Understand Your Case

Who We Serve

Clients do not have to worry about wasting time or money educating us about the issues. Our firm was established on construction law, and we are conversant in the terminology and current on legal trends. Three of our senior attorneys are members of the distinguished American Arbitration Association’s National Panel of Construction Arbitrators.

Types of Clients

Contractors

General contractors that provide supply and labor efforts

Subcontractors

Subcontractors and laborers on projects

Suppliers

Suppliers and distributors providing services on site

Developers

Property developers involved in the execution of construction contractions

Owners

Owners involved in a variety of scopes of construction projects

In addition to issues directly related to construction, our full-service firm can protect client interests during formation of construction companies, real estate acquisition and development, and construction financing.

Our Texas firm is recognized as a leader in construction contracts, transactions, alternative dispute resolution and litigation. Construction law attorneys in Houston and Austin with 20-plus years of experience provide clients with the edge to negotiate from a position of strength without bringing projects or deals to a grinding halt.

Who Can Help

Associated Attorneys

Bio:

For over 30 years, Bill Andrews, a leading construction attorney in Houston, has practiced construction law , focusing on construction-related claims, lawsuits, mediations and arbitrations Read More»

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Education:

  • J.D., cum lade, University of Houston Law Center, 1978
    • Order of the Barons
  • B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1974

Bio:

Kenton Andrews’ practice focuses on dispute resolution, contract negotiation and litigation of construction related issues. He has significant experience representing clients’ interests dealing with commercial, industrial and government projects…Read More»

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Education:

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. – 2009
    • Law Journal: Construction Journal, Assistant Editor
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • B.A. – 2005
    • Major: History

Bio:

Katy’s practice focuses on advocating for general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and owners on a variety of construction related issues including: construction defects, contract termination, mechanic’s lien…Read More»

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Education:

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texaas
    • J.D. – 2014
    • Order of the Barristers, Mock Trial Team
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
    • M.B.A. – 2014
  • The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
    • B.B.A. – 2011

Bio:

Kristi Belt has extensive experience with a wide range of business disputes, having successfully represented contractors, engineering firms, manufacturers, and oil and gas developers…Read More»

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Education:

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. – 2000
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
    • B.S. (magna cum laude) – 1997

Bio:

Matthew Cire’s practice focuses primarily on real estate and construction disputes, as well as various commercial litigation matters. In his real estate practice, Matthew has handled numerous cases involving landlord-tenant disputes,… Read More»

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  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. – 2014
    • Officer, South Texas Board of Advocates
    • Moot Court
    • Inns of Court
    • Articles Editor, Texas Journal of Business Law
  • The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. – 2010

Bio:

Brittany Cooperrider’s practice focuses on construction law, alternative dispute resolution and labor and employment matters. Read More»

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  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D. – 2013
    • National Civil Trial Competition Mock Trial Team
    • Harvey M. Richey Moot Court Society, Barrister Officer
  • Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio
    • B.A. (summa cum laude) – 2010

Bio:

Mike Cortez’s practice is focused on construction related transactions, including large, complex energy procurement and construction projects, design and construction contracts, project risk management …Read More»

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Education:

  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
    • J.D. – 1994
  • Texas A&M University
    • B.A. (Finance) -1991

Bio:

Bill Davidson’s practice focuses on the litigation/arbitration and transactional aspects of construction law. He represents primarily private owners, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers…Read More»

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Education:

  • J.D., cum laude, University of Houston Law Center, 1989
    • Order of the Coif
  • S.I.A., Southwest Texas State University, 1982

Bio:

Board Certified in Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Billy Davis’ practice is focused on construction litigation, dispute resolution, and claims counseling…Read More»

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Education:

  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, 2008
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 2003

Bio:

Claire Dykeman’s practice focuses on both construction litigation and alternative dispute resolution, in which she represents general contractors,… Read More»

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  • Baylor University College of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D. – 2018
    • Mock Trial
    • Moot Court
    • Inns of Court
    • Student Bar Association Class President
  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas
    • B.A. (Cum Laude) – 2014
    • Order of Omega

Bio:

Board Certified in Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Carson Fisk represents construction industry participants in both contentious and non-contentious matters, including complex construction litigationRead More»

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Education:

  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 2003
  • B.A., cum laude in honors studies, Texas Tech University, 2001

Bio:

Andy’s practice focuses on advocating for general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and owners on a variety of construction related issues including litigation, contract negotiations, and alternative dispute resolution…Read More»

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Education:

Stetson University College of Law

  • J.D> (magna cum laude) – 2013
  • Stetson Law Review
  • Moot Court Board
  • Honors Program

University of Connecticut

  • B.A. – 2003
  • Varsity Baseball
  • Scholar Athlete

Bio:

Colby Hodges’ practice focuses on the representation of businesses in complex commercial, construction, and labor and employment litigation…Read More»

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Education:

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. – 2010
    • South Texas Law Review, Articles Editor
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
    • B.A. – 2006

Bio:

Chris Love’s practice focuses on construction law, energy construction law, alternative dispute resolution, commercial litigation and employment issues in which he represents general contractors, subcontractors…Read More»

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Education:

  • J.D., St. Mary’s University School of Law, 2008
  • B.S. Construction Science, Texas A&M University, 2004

Bio:

Sara McEown’s practice focuses on the transactional and dispute resolution aspects of construction law. She works with clients in all phases of the construction process with an emphasis on contract drafting and negotiation, dispute avoidance during construction, field management and administration, project close-out and dispute resolution. Read More

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Education

  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D.
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
    • B.S., Construction Science

Bio:

Tom Myers’ practice is focused on construction-related transactions, claims, insurance, risk management, workouts, mediation, arbitration and litigation.…Read More»

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Education:

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • J.D. – 1982
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
    • B.A. – 1979

Bio:

Board Certified in Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Tim Ross has a practice focused on the transactional and dispute resolution aspects of construction lawRead More»

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Education:

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. – 2006
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
    • B.S. Construction Science – 2001

Bio:

Seth represents industrial and commercial participants in the building, energy and public infrastructure industries in complex litigation, arbitration, transactional and claims counseling matters…Read More»

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Education:

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. (cum laude) – 2000
    • Honors: Order of the Barons
  • The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
    • B.S. Civil Engineering – 1994
    • Chi Epsilon

Bio:

Bret Rycroft represents a wide range of clients in commercial disputes in both federal and state courts across Texas. His goal is to find creative…Read More»

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  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. – 2011
  • The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. – 2008
    • Texas Crew Rowing Team

Bio:

Chris Scheurich’s practice focuses on both construction litigation and alternative dispute resolution, in which he represents general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and owners… Read More

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Education:

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D.  – 2019
    • Dean’s Scholar
    • Presidential Fellow
    • Order of the Barrister
    • Moot Court
    • Student Bar Association Class Representative
  • Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
    • B.B.A., Finance – 2016
    • Dean’s List

Bio:

Michael Schiff’s practice focuses on both construction litigation and alternative dispute resolution, in which he represents general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and owners in a variety of construction related disputes…Read More»

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Education:

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. – 2010
  • Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
    • B.A. – 2004

Bio:

Ryan Schmidt’s practice focuses on transactional law, with an emphasis on construction, commercial real estate and corporate transactions…Read More»

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Education:

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • J.D. (Cum Laude) – 2003
  • Edwards University, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. (Cum Laude) – 2000

Bio:

Manny’s practice focuses on advocating for builders, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and owners on a variety of construction related issues…Read More»

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Education:

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. – 2017
    • Houston Journal of International Law, Editor in Chief
    • Dean’s Merit Scholar, ADR Team
  • Saint Leo University, St. Leo, Florida
    • B.A. (summa cum laude) – 2015

Bio:

Andrew Scott’s practice focuses on advocating for general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and owners on a variety of construction related…Read More»

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  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • J.D. – 2017
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
    • B.A. – 2011

Bio:

Lauren Scroggs’ practice focuses on both transactional and dispute resolution aspects of construction law. She advocates for general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and owner…Read More»

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Education:

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. (magna cum laude) – 2015
    • South Texas Law Review, Note & Comment Editor
    • Dean’s Scholar
  • The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.B.A. – 2012

Bio:

Board Certified in Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Clayton C. Utkov has a practice which focuses on both the transactional and dispute resolution aspects…Read More»

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Education:

  • J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law, 2000
  • B.S., Accounting, Southwestern University, 1997

Bio:

Board Certified in Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Jason Walker currently leads the litigation team at Andrews Myers…Read More»

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Education:

  • J.D., Baylor University School of Law, 1997
    • Order of the Barristers
  • B.S., with honors, Lamar University, 1992

Bio:

Board Certified in Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Ben Westcott, the firm’s Co-Managing Shareholder, has a practice that focuses on both transactional and dispute resolution aspects of construction lawRead More»

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Education:

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. (Cum Laude) – 2000
  • Rice University, Houston, Texas
    • B.A., Managerial Studies and Political Science (Cum Laude) – 1997

What We Can Do For You

We serve builders and developers, subcontractors and suppliers, design professionals, owners/buyers and other parties in all aspects of construction law and construction litigation: