Hanson Bridgett’s Infrastructure Practice Group assists clients with all manner of legal issues arising in the context of public works construction projects. The members of the Infrastructure Practice Group have broad experience in advising both public and private clients undertaking major works of public improvement, including the following:

• preparing construction contract specifications • Labor Code requirements
• low-bid contract award procedures • prevailing wage laws
• design-build contracts • stop notice procedures
• pre-qualification of bidders • surety issues
• bid protest procedures and strategy • warranty issues
• federal and state contract requirements • claims resolution
   for public works projects • litigation

Our attorneys have assisted clients with a wide variety of public works, from office buildings and maintenance facilities to specialized projects involving seismic retrofit, rail transportation, bus and ferry transit facilities, tunnels and pipelines, universities, hospitals, clean water storage and transmission facilities, and waste water treatment facilities. We also have the flexibility to staff large-scale construction projects costing hundreds of millions of dollars, or efficiently handle the smallest of projects.

The Infrastructure Practice Group blends expertise from two of the firm’s prominent practice groups: the Public Agency Section and the Construction Practice Group. The Public Agency Section has served, as general counsel, a variety of transportation districts, water districts, sanitation districts, community service districts, fire districts, hospital districts, cities, joint powers authorities and associations of local governmental agencies for over 40 years. The firm takes pride in its long standing role in the public sector of the Bay Area. The Construction Practice Group has a national level construction practice focusing on complex infrastructure projects, and attorneys that are recognized as being among the best in their field. Representative clients and matters include the following:

• Golden Gate Bridge, Highway • San Francisco International Airport
   and Transportation District • Alameda County Water District
• San Mateo County Transit District • North Coast County Water District
• Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board • Purissima Hills Water District
• San Jose Transit Mall • City of Millbrae
• Santa Rita Jail • San Mateo Union High School District
• Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant • University of California