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The attorneys in the Construction Group at Ice Miller guide public and private owners, developers, design professionals, construction managers, contractors, subcontractors, professional liability insurers, title insurers and lenders through the complexities of the construction process.

On the front end, our attorneys assist with the negotiation and preparation of contracts and consult regarding risk allocation, compliance and insurance issues in order to minimize our client’s risk. When problems arise, we work collaboratively with our clients to create resolution strategies which may include litigation in state or federal courts or alternative dispute resolution forums. Ice Miller's construction practice is ranked as a National Tier 1 Practice in U.S. News & World Reports' Best Law Firms and is Regionally recognized in Ohio and Illinois by Chambers USA. With years of experience handling virtually every type of construction project including commercial developments, hospitals, colleges and universities, K-12 schools, highways and bridges, underground mines, utilities, high rise structures and sports stadiums and arenas, Ice Miller’s attorneys are uniquely qualified to advise you regarding your next construction project.

Transactions and General Counseling
  • Site acquisition
  • Financing
  • Construction and design Agreements
  • Project delivery system selection
  • Bidding public and private construction
  • Construction insurance and bonds
  • Green design and LEED
  • Union labor, collective bargaining and project labor agreements
Claims Resolution in State and Federal Courts or Through Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Construction and design defects
  • Insurance claims and recovery
  • Mechanics liens, bonds, title insurance
  • Schedule delay, acceleration and impacts
  • Concealed/differing site conditions
  • Water infiltration, building envelope and mold
  • Professional liability claims and defense
  • Union labor grievances, strikes, unfair labor practices
  • Bidding mistakes and protests
  • Payment claims
  • Termination claims
Our construction projects include:
  • Commercial: Office, Warehouse, Industrial, Manufacturing, Retail and Mixed Use
  • Commercial: Office, Warehouse, Industrial, Manufacturing, Retail and Mixed Use
  • Public Private Partnerships
  • Healthcare: Hospitals, Medical Office Buildings, Specialty Medical/Dental Facilities
  • Housing and Residential Development: Multifamily, Subdivision
  • Hospitality: Hotels, Convention Centers, Casinos, Riverboats, Restaurants
  • Stadiums and Arenas: Sports Facilities, Automobile Racing
  • Public Construction: Government buildings, Libraries,Parking Structures, Transportation, Infrastructure, Utilities, Highways and Bridges

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Name Position Phone Email
Anthony P. Aaron Partner 317-236-2484
Michael A. Blickman Partner 317-236-2298
Joshua L. Christie Partner 317-236-5802
Matthew G. DeLaruelle Partner 317-236-2135
Dustin S. DuBois Partner 317-236-2251
Tami A. Earnhart Partner 317-236-2235
Steven D. Forry Partner 614-462-2254
Gregory A. Gorospe Partner 614-462-1042
Jane Neuhauser Herndon Partner 317-236-2437
Frank A. Hoffman Partner 317-236-2340
Audrey Howard Partner 317-236-2168
Brent W. Huber Partner 317-236-5942
Steven L. Jones Partner 317-236-2436
Kevin R. Knight Partner 317-236-5828
Kristin McNulty McClellan Partner 317-236-5943
Thomas E. Mixdorf Partner 317-236-5832
Judy S. Okenfuss Managing Partner 317-236-2115
Shawn E. Peterson Partner 317-236-2185
Ryan McCabe Poor Partner 317-236-5976
Melissa Proffitt Partner-in-Charge of Client Relations 317-236-2470
Hansel H. Rhee Partner 614-462-2278
Michael M. Roth Partner 630-955-6594
Rebecca J. Seamands Partner 317-236-5889
Paul H. Sinclair Partner 317-236-2176
Eric L. Singer Partner 630-955-5826
Meghann C.T. Supino Partner 317-236-2107
Michael L. Tooley Partner 317-236-2118
Thomas A. Walsh Partner 317-236-5946
Jenny R. Buchheit Senior Counsel 317-236-2295
Angela Della Rocco Of Counsel 317-236-2123
Patrick A. Devine Senior Counsel 614-462-2238
John P. Gilligan Trial Counsel 614-462-2221
Nathaniel M. Uhl Senior Counsel 317-236-2383
Ryanne Bush Dent Associate 630-955-6123
Joseph Guenther Associate 614-462-1063
Michael D. Pisano Associate 630-955-4294
Nicole R. Woods Associate 614-462-2319
Rebecca Klinger Paralegal 317-236-2212
Marlena Woods Paralegal 317-236-5937
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