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Many of the world's largest construction firms, EPC firms, design/builders, project owners, design firms, and lenders trust Stein Ray LLP to handle complex construction litigation with billions of dollars at stake. Some of the firm’s litigation and domestic arbitration engagements include the following:

In 2017, Stein Ray was retained to defend a joint venture from schedule impact claims of $70 million involving a highway expansion project in Florida, and to prosecute a claim for an EPCM contractor related to air passenger transportation system.

In 2016, assignments ranged from defense of a $150 million claim involving a chemical processing facility in Tennessee, a claim for $80 million in connection with a power generating facility in Illinois, and a claim and defense of general contractor's claims arising from construction of a high rise hotel.

In 2015, Stein Ray was requested to defend an EPCM contractor from claims arising from a pulp and paper manufacturing facility. 

In 2014, Stein Ray began work on an ore processing plant dispute with hundreds of millions dollars at stake. 

In 2013, Stein Ray was retained for defense of a $40 million claim involving a Utah mineral processing facility. Stein Ray was also retained by one of the world's leading EPC contractors to investigate alleged false claims arising from a project in Afghanistan.

In 2011, Stein Ray commenced the defense of a multi-million dollar claim against a design builder involving a brine plant in Arkansas. Also, Stein Ray was selected for a $75 million claim brought by a major lender in connection with a resort project in Colorado.

In 2010, assignments from owners of multi-billion dollar power plants, and an oil pipeline transport company involved hundreds of millions of dollars in potential claims. 

In 2009, Stein Ray prosecuted a general contractor's claims for additional compensation related to the delay in the construction of hotels in Vermont and Arizona with $40 million at stake, assisted a design-build contractor in defending and prosecuting multi-million dollar claims arising from the construction of a PVC plant in Louisiana, and assisted a major lender in defeating mechanic's lien claims for a Chicago hotel project.

In 2008, Stein Ray defended from a $30 million delay claim arising from power plant boiler reconstruction; was called upon to advise on a waste pelletizer project in Ontario; completed an assignment involving a D-B-O contract for a Houston water treatment plant and was involved in the prosecution of multi-million dollar construction defect claims in Charleston, San Francisco and other cities.

In 2007, Stein Ray was selected by ownership to handle a delay claim involving a high rise condominium with $60 million at stake, and to prosecute several claims involving petrochemical facilities.

2006 cases included a top 10 EPC firm's defense from a $78 million dollar claim arising from the St. Louis MetroLink Extension Project, the defense of several large condominium claims in California, and a claim by ownership against a contractor involving a Florida hotel tower. It also advised on several rail collision matters in this period.

In 2005, Stein Ray was selected to arbitrate a dispute before an ICC tribunal arising out of a Chinese petrochemical project and to defend a claim involving wind towers built in Utah venued in Federal Court in New York.

In 2004, a top 30 contractor asked Stein Ray to defend it from a $150 million dollar claim involving high rise construction.

In Detroit again, in 2002, Stein Ray was selected for a $76 million dispute involving a water treatment plant.

In 2001, Stein Ray began services for a top 20 contractor in resolution of a $50 million dollar dispute at an airport in Detroit and for a top 5 EPC firm of a $40 million claim arising from a power plant project in Indiana.


Table of Recent Domestic Matters:

Top 5 EPC Contractor

Defense of claims arising from refinery expansion

In excess of $1,000,000,000

Power Plant Owner

Analysis and advice on overrun of target price contract for 1600 MW power plant. Assist in negotiation of disputes arising from delay and defective work

$250,000,000

Top 5 EPCM Contractor

Defense and design negligence claim involving a chemical processing facility

$150,000,000

Top 30 Contractor

Defense of lost profits claim arising from failed development of high rise project

$150,000,000

Major Stadium Design Team

Defense of design claim involving NFL stadium

$80,000,000

Joint Venture

Prosecution of delay and scope claims involving water treatment plant

$75,000,000

Top 5 EPC Firm

Defense of claim for delay and lost profit damages by owner of a semiconductor chip manufacturing facility

$70,000,000

Top 5 EPC Firm

Defense of schedule impact claims involving a highway expansion project in Southeast US.

$70,000,000

Top 10 Engineering Firm

Defense of error and omission claim with respect to deep tunnel project

$60,000,000

National Developer

Defense and prosecution of delay claims for condo project

$60,000,000

Top 20 Contractor

Prosecution of a claim against surety for completion costs for airport terminal

$50,000,000

Top 5 EPC Contractor 

Defense of claim arising from LNG facility in British Columbia

$50,000,000

Top 5 EPC Contractor 

Defense of claims related to a mineral processing facility

$40,000,000

Top 5 EPC Firm

Defense of claim for consequential damages, including lost profits, for failure to design and construct synthetic caffeine plant to meet output requirements

$40,000,000

Top 5 EPC Firm

Defense of claim related to start up and commissioning at power plant

$40,000,000

International Water Infrastructure Provider

Defense from claim of design and manufacturing defects arising from the construction of brine processing plant

$30,000,000

International Bank

Defense from claims of general contractor against owner of resort property

$30,000,000

Top 20 Engineering firm

Defense of breach of contract action alleging rights in government remediation contracts

$20,000,000

Top 100 Engineering Firm

Personal injury claims arising from collapse of structural steel at new Chicago Post Office

$20,000,000

Top 5 EPC Firm

Prosecution of claim for recovery of liquidated damages insurance coverage arising from delayed completion of distillery

$20,000,000

Top 50 A/E Firm

Defense of claims involving a famous college football stadium

$20,000,000