Acknowledged Leaders Resolving Complex Construction Claims and Disputes

A trusted authority in Western Pennsylvania for nearly a century

Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky is widely acknowledged as a leading authority in construction law. Our skilled attorneys represent owners, contractors, lenders, developers, and suppliers in disputes and claims throughout Western Pennsylvania. We are heavily involved in the general business aspects of the construction industry including corporate issues, employment issues, office management, governmental compliance, and ownership of design rights, insurance, and other matters. We work with our clients from the initial contract review and permitting process through the final stages of completion.

Litigation services

At SMGG, we understand that a claim or dispute costs our clients time and money. We aim for the successful and efficient resolution of our clients’ concerns. We offer arbitration and mediation services, as well as document preparation and contract negotiation. When negotiations fail, we offer comprehensive litigation services for:

  • Construction and design contracts
  • Corporate compliance and dispute procedures
  • Delay, disruption and accelerations claim processes
  • Injunctions
  • Collection actions
  • Mechanics’ and construction liens
  • Operational and finance issues
  • Payment and performance bond claims
  • Workplace injury

Our construction attorneys use a cross-disciplinary approach to litigation, leveraging our backgrounds in business, real estate, and public sector laws to build comprehensive cases on behalf of our clients. Our dedication to educating ourselves on recent developments in the construction industry allows us to build strategies that reflect our clients’ needs while remaining in full compliance with the law.

A trusted authority on construction disputes and claims

Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky has served clients in and around Western Pennsylvania for nearly a century. Our clients come for what we do—they stay because of how we do it. To schedule an appointment at one of our three convenient office locations, please contact David A. Strassburger at

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