Don Gregory is well known for his experienced and pragmatic advice and is highly rated as one of Ohio’s very best construction lawyers. He maintains a Band 1 ranking by Chambers USA, the highest ranking possible for his practice. Don stays abreast of cutting-edge developments in the industry by serving many of the leading national construction trade associations as their general counsel.
Don enjoys providing practical preventative advice on all aspects of a project, from bid to punch list, including: bidding (responsibility, responsiveness, mistaken bids and conditional bids); construction contracts (review and revision of AIA, AGC, ConsensusDOCS and other trade association forms, design-build, construction manager, architect, contractor and subcontractor agreements, purchase orders, and special clauses, such as No Damage for Delay and Contingent Payment); and risk management (insurance and indemnity).
Don has been involved in many of the most sizeable and important cases impacting the construction industry over the last 30 years, including disputes concerning: bid challenges, claims (differing site conditions, defects, defaults and performance bond claims, change order disputes, equitable adjustments, and liquidated damages); mechanic’s liens (notices of furnishing, notices of commencement, lien waivers, lien filings and foreclosures); and prompt payment (collections, payment bond claims, and recovery of interest and attorney’s fees under federal and state prompt payment acts).
Don is active both as an advocate in the ADR process, and regularly serving as a mediator and arbitrator solving complex construction disputes. He has experience utilizing arbitration, mediation, dispute review boards, partnering and summary jury trials.