Educational, Institutional, and Housing Projects
Campus Partners, New WOSU Studio
Construction counsel for the design and construction management of a new, 63,000 square foot building housing new studios, content production area, administrative and staff workplace, and support space, all of which will provide a state-of-the-art, digitally functional operation that addresses the future of broadcast media.
Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Building Renovation
Construction counsel to the owner for the design and construction management of the complete renovation of an existing educational building of approximately 25,000 square feet to house new administrative offices, meeting areas, and training spaces.
Senior Housing Renovations
Construction counsel to the owner for the design and construction of building repairs and upgrades to several existing senior housing facilities on multiple sites across the country.
Market Rate Senior Housing
Construction counsel to the owner for the design and construction management of a market rate, senior housing development consisting of approximately 51 apartments and supporting common spaces.
Mixed-use Student Housing
Construction counsel to the owner for the $15M development of 95 new, student-focused residences over approximately 7,500 square feet of commercial space.
Market Rate Senior Housing
Construction counsel to the owner for the design and construction management of a $27M, upscale, market rate, senior housing development consisting of apartments and supporting common spaces.
Tax Credit Senior Housing
Construction counsel to the owner for the design and construction management of a tax credit, senior housing development that consists of 40 terrace apartments, 80 senior apartments, 52 assisted living units, 20 memory care units, and associated common spaces.
Owner Controlled Insurance Program
Guided the owner through the establishment of a rolling OCIP for multiple projects totaling approximately $2B in new construction.
Fairfield County Public Safety Building
Construction counsel for the design and construction of a new, $35M, 110,000 square-foot, full-service jail consisting of 384 beds and a Sheriff’s Office. Services included preparing and negotiating the construction management contract and guiding the County through the associated best-value selection process. Full-service jail and new Sheriff’s office. Approx. 110,000 sf.
Tri-Rivers Career Center, Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Lab Addition
Represented the Career Center in the use of the Construction Manager at Risk project delivery system. Services included preparation of the CM best-value selection documents and adaptation of Ohio's new suite of Construction Manager at Risk Contracts to engage the design professional and construction manager for the project.
On behalf of a private school, negotiated and drafted the design-build contract for the adaptive reuse of a large historic residence as a classroom facility.
Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy, Tactical Training Center
As Special Counsel to the Ohio Attorney General, represented the Attorney General in connection with disputes arising from the design-build construction of the Tactical Training Center in London, Ohio.
Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation, Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy
As Special Counsel to the Ohio Attorney General, represented the Attorney General in connection with disputes arising from the design-build construction of the forensics laboratory and training facility in Richfield, Ohio.
Columbus Public Schools, OSFC Facilities Improvement Program
On behalf of Columbus Public Schools, adapted the Ohio School Facilities Commission’s standard documents for use on CPS's $1.5 billion capital improvements program through OSFC.
New Private School
On behalf of a private school, negotiated and drafted the owner's representative and design contracts and the construction contract for the School's invitation-only construction-procurement process.
Construction Manager — Retirement Community Dispute
Represented the construction management joint venture in its termination of the construction management contract on a development of a new retirement community. The dispute ultimately settled through mediation.
Howard L. Collier Nursing & Allied Health Building for the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo
Represented the project's architect in defense of a subrogation claim from the general contractor's general liability insurer. The trial court granted summary judgment in favor of the architect on all counts.
New Long-term Care Facility
On behalf of a private client, negotiated and drafted design and construction management contracts. The construction management contract included a target-price financial arrangement.
On behalf of the congregation, negotiated and drafted design and construction management contracts.
Columbus Public Schools, New Linden Elementary School — Dispute Resolution
On behalf of Columbus Public Schools, negotiated the replacement of a defaulting prime contractor. The negotiations involved the replacement contractor and the defaulting contractor's performance surety.
New Skilled Nursing Facility
On behalf of a private client, negotiated and drafted a completely proprietary design-build contract, which very aggressively challenged common risk allocations and provided for an early guaranteed maximum price.
New Student Housing
On behalf of University Housing Corporation, negotiated the development agreement for the construction of a new student-housing complex at Youngstown State University.
Columbus Public Schools, New Linden Elementary School — Contracts
On behalf of Columbus Public Schools, adapted the Ohio School Facilities Commission’s standard contract documents for CPS's use without OSFC's involvement in the project.
Columbus Public Schools, Limited Scope Projects
On behalf of Columbus Public Schools, prepared form contracts for the design and construction of limited-scope projects.
Belmont Correctional Institute
On behalf of a prime general trades contractor, drafted the trial and appellate briefs in a case in which the contractor ultimately recovered $1.3 million in damages suffered on the project. The appellate decision is reported at Sherman R. Smoot Company of Ohio v. State of Ohio (Franklin Cty. 2000), 136 Ohio App.3d 166, 736 N.E.2d 69.