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Baird Holm attorneys possess considerable experience in construction-related matters. Attorneys with experience in contract drafting, real estate, finance, tax, labor and employment, regulatory compliance, and land use actively work together to represent individuals and entities involved in nearly every aspect of the construction process. We also have significant experience in construction disputes in court, arbitration, and mediation. Our attorneys assist clients in connection with entity formation, site selection, contracting drafting and negotiations, public and private bidding, construction liens and bonds, risk transfer and avoidance, green building, construction and design issues, labor issues, regulatory compliance, wage determinations, sales and use tax, and fair housing issues. We have specialized experience in public sector bidding and contracting, and health care facility construction. Our attorneys include individuals with backgrounds in architecture and civil engineering.

Who We Represent:

  • Owners
  • Design Professionals
  • General and Specialty Contractors
  • Health Care Facilities
  • Lenders/Banks
  • Municipalities and Political Subdivisions
  • School Districts

Our Focus

We represent clients in all construction-related issues, including:

  • Analyzing, Drafting and Negotiating Contracts
  • Construction and Design Defects
  • Construction Liens
  • Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Davis-Bacon Wage Determinations
  • Design-build Issues
  • Entity Formation
  • Environmental Safety and Health Regulations
  • Fair Housing Compliance
  • Green Building
  • Immigration
  • Insurance and Bond Disputes
  • Labor Laws and Regulations
  • Land Use Regulations and Zoning Issues
  • Litigation, Arbitration, and Construction Dispute Resolution
  • OSHA and Workplace Safety
  • Public and Private Construction Bidding
  • Risk Transfer and Avoidance
  • Sales and Use Tax
  • Tax Planning

Industry Commitment

To understand our clients' legal needs, our attorneys stay involved in industry associations and organizations throughout the city and the U.S. We are members of and leaders in the following trade groups and legal organizations:

  • American Bar Association Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • American Bar Association's Construction Forum
  • American Institute of Architects
  • American Institute of Certified Planners
  • American Planning Association
  • Associated General Contractors of America
  • Building Owners and Managers Association
  • Design Alliance Omaha
  • Design Build Institute of America (DBIA)
  • Downtown Omaha, Inc.
  • Metro Omaha Builders Association
  • National Home Builders Association
  • Nebraska Builders Association
  • Omaha by Design
  • San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association
  • State Bar of California, Environmental Law Section
  • USLAW Network's Construction Practice Group

1700 Farnam Street | Suite 1500 | Omaha, NE 68102 | 402.344.0500