KBR counsels condominiums, community associations, cooperatives, townhomes, major and individually-owned hotels and resorts, and other property owners and their directors and officers on governance and compliance, interpretation of by-laws and operating agreements, entity formations, drafting and negotiating agreements, acquisitions, licensing, joint ventures and employment and confidentiality issues. The firm also defends those entities and individuals against claims based on breach of fiduciary duty, cyber liability, negligence, discrimination, wrongful termination and retaliation, premises liability, assaults, negligent security, snow and ice removal, elevator accidents, structural defects, dog bites, contractual disputes, construction accidents and property damage due to fire or flooding. The firm has successfully defended such entities and individuals in response to claims of patrons being served alcohol when in a visibly-intoxicated state or under the legal drinking age.
Condominiums and community associations, etc., may need guidance on their relationships with design professionals (architects and engineers) and building contractors. KBR is well versed in addressing those issues, contract negotiations, litigation of defective designs, change order claims, delay disputes, construction site accidents and construction oversight and administration claims. The firm handles cases involving large-scale infrastructure projects and smaller commercial and residential design and construction. It also represents insurers regularly in disputes ranging from complex declaratory judgment litigation under directors and officers policies and professional liability policies to arbitration, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution. The firm has years of experience writing policies and litigating issues important to the co-op and condo insurance industry and our individual clients.