Construction and Engineering

Keesal, Young & Logan represents construction and engineering professionals nationwide in a wide variety of matters, including lawsuits and arbitrations involving claims for breach of contract, professional negligence and misrepresentation involving major design and construction projects. This includes claims for design defects, cost overruns and delays. In 2007, Keesal, Young & Logan successfully obtained a defense verdict for a large design and construction firm in a $93 million dollar claim involving the design and construction of a light rail extension in St. Louis after a four month jury trial. In 2012, Keesal, Young & Logan also successfully obtained a defense verdict and a $4.6 million award on its counterclaim for a large general contractor and its parent company in a $22 million disgorgement claim brought by the State of California court system based on a claim that the contractor was not properly licensed at all times. In 2013, Keesal, Young & Logan successfully defended an engineering and construction management firm in an $89 million claim for breach of contract involving the design and construction of a state-of-the-art brewery for Coors Brewing Company after a five week trial in Denver, Colorado.  More recently, Keesal, Young & Logan successfully obtained a defense verdict for an EPCM Contractor accused of professional negligence and strict products liability for the design of a hydrodesulfurizaton unit at the Paramount Refinery which exploded injuring three refinery workers.

For additional information, please contact:

Long Beach

Albert E. Peacock III

(562) 436-2000

Long Beach

Skip Keesal

(562) 436-2000