Construction Law

Barney McKenna & Olmstead attorneys have extensive experience in assisting both owners and contractors in planning and carrying out their public and private construction projects as well as resolving disputes that sometimes arise during the construction process.

Barney McKennaWe represent those involved at all levels of the construction process including: owners, real estate investors, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, construction managers, financial institutions, landlords, architects, materials suppliers, and engineers. Our clients range from family-owned and closely-held businesses to one of the largest construction corporations in the State of Utah.

We are often involved at the earliest stages of development including providing services in connection with construction finance agreements, consulting agreements, design agreements, requests for proposals, and general and subcontractor agreements. We also offer the expertise needed to resolve disputes that may arise during or after construction including: negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and when necessary litigation.


  • Construction Defect
  • Construction Litigation
  • Mechanic’s Lien Claims
  • Payment Bonds & Performance Bonds
  • Real Estate Development