Joel Rhiner specializes in the resolution of complex construction disputes, both nationally and internationally, as a member of the bar in both the United States and Canada. Mr. Rhiner has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial litigation, but has built his practice on providing legal consultation on complex construction law matters involving claims for delay, breach of contract, loss of productivity, errors and omissions, fraud and negligence. Mr. Rhiner represents EPC firms, owners, general contractors and construction managers on all types of construction projects ranging from energy, infrastructure, luxury resorts and hotels, large apartment buildings/condominiums, transportation and other large scale commercial construction projects. Mr. Rhiner also provides project legal consulting and contract drafting services to his clients involved in the construction industry.
Mr. Rhiner has extensive experience in both state and federal courts, the American Arbitration Association, Uncitral and other dispute resolution forums. A sampling of cases that Mr. Rhiner has handled include the following:
Contributions to construction law literature made by Mr. Rhiner include:
Mr. Rhiner’s presentations include:
Additionally, Mr. Rhiner has addressed a number of different contractors and subcontractors concerning construction law and litigation issues, including such organizations as the Builder’s Association of Greater Chicago.
Mr. Rhiner received his Juris Doctor from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1990. Mr. Rhiner served as an editor on the UCLA Law Review. Mr. Rhiner received his undergraduate degree, Summa Cum Laude, from the University of Iowa in 1987 in Political Science and Economics.