Design Builders


The costs and complexity of construction projects have increased dramatically leading to a surge of design-build projects. As owners strive to minimize project risks and shorten the delivery schedule, Design Builders face unique challenges.


While combining design and building into a single entity facilities better communication, single source accountability and reduces the risks for delay and budget overruns, Design Builders still face the same architectural and engineering challenges, with an added component of construction management.


While Design Build projects may be one of the oldest forms of construction, the law surrounding this model constantly evolves and presents new and unique challenges. LGWM’s seasoned team of design and construction defect attorneys possess in depth understanding of the design build process, including the unique advantages and problems associated with it. 


Our pro-active, creative approach to representing design builders can be seen in all phases of the design build process, from contract negotiation through project delivery and beyond. Whether addressing small design-build residential projects, commercial projects or large scale manufacturing and production facilities, LGWM is prepared to aid design builders with all aspects of their projects.


LGWM has represented Design Builders throughout the Southeastern United States. Our design build litigators have represented design builders at mediation, arbitration and trial.




  • Represented Design Builder with respect to alleged negligence in the design and construction of newspaper facility.
  • Represented Design Builder for automotive parts manufacturing plant.
  • Represented Design Builder for large, ocean front condominium project.

Department Head

Britt Monroe