Ian dedicates his entire practice to all facets of construction and surety law. He counsels and represents contractors, subcontractors, specialty trades, material and equipment manufacturers, design professionals and other project participants in developing, managing, resolving and litigating complex commercial construction disputes, as well as negotiating contracts utilizing a vast array of project delivery methods. Ian has extensive experience pursuing, defending, analyzing and negotiating extra work claims, delay and disruption claims, differing or changed conditions claims, performance and payment bond claims, mechanic's lien claims, default and termination claims, and bid disputes. Ian frequently represents clients in diverse construction disciplines, including road and bridge construction, heavy civil/tunneling projects, earthwork and utility construction, structural steel fabrication and erection, and all aspects of general trades and commercial building construction.
Ian is recognized in the area of construction by the prestigious Chambers USA: America’s Guide to Leading Lawyers in Business. He is named to the Ohio Super Lawyers list and The Best Lawyers in America in the area of construction. He is also peer-review rated AV Preeminent, the highest ranking, by Martindale-Hubbell.