Gina M. Vitiello practices contract law and commercial litigation with an emphasis on issues related to the construction industry across a wide variety of projects including hospitals, hotels, courthouses, airports, office buildings, ambulatory surgery centers, prisons, power plants, water treatment plants, manufacturing facilities, educational and military facilities, retail properties and multi-family residential complexes. Ms. Vitiello represents clients in contract negotiation matters, dispute avoidance/resolution and litigation. She has extensive experience in handling large, complex construction claims involving delay and impact damages, as well as design and construction defect issues.
She also assists in drafting construction and commercial contracts, including general contracts, professional service agreements, construction management agreements, design-build contracts, subcontracts, joint venture agreements, energy savings performance contracts, and long-term service and maintenance agreements. She advises clients on state, local and federal government contract and procurement issues, as well as government bid dispute issues.
Ms. Vitiello has served as outside regional construction counsel to one of the largest specialty subcontractors in the country, for which she provided daily counsel on virtually all construction-related issues, from disputed change orders to termination of defaulted subcontractors. She has significant litigation experience, having litigated cases in more than 15 states and having handled matters involving commercial and public projects spanning across the country and internationally.
Gina is a LEED Accredited Professional as certified by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and is able to counsel clients on many different aspects of "green building" legal issues.