We assist clients with the resolution of construction disputes through mediation, arbitration and litigation in state and federal courts.

Clients in our construction litigation practice include homeowners, contractors, subcontractors, developers, material suppliers (including a major home improvement retail chain) and financial institutions. It is our goal in every case to handle our client’s dispute in the most effective, economical and efficient manner.

The attorneys in our construction litigation practice work closely with other practices in our firm to provide our clients with comprehensive legal services. We handle issues involving:

  • Contract, business and commercial litigation
  • Construction defect and delay claims
  • Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act claims
  • Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act claims
  • Mechanics’ liens
  • Real estate disputes
  • Unfair trade practices and consumer fraud claims
  • Warranty claims

Litigation Blog

Be Wary of “Binding Mediation”

Over the last 100 years, High Swartz attorneys have engaged in countless cases involving alternative dispute resolution, representing litigants in arbitrations and mediations and serving as arbitrators and mediators.   Recently however, I have noticed

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Commercial Lease Agreements: Why You Need A Lawyer

September 24, 2015 By Kevin Cornish, Esq. Small business owners spend significant time and money preparing to open and operate their businesses.  From market research to obtaining necessary equipment to securing inventory, the tasks are endless.  Small

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HICPA Compliance and Unjust Enrichment Claim

By Kevin Cornish, Esq. March 11, 2015   This is a follow up to the June 1, 2014 blog entitled Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Decide Whether HICPA Allows Recovery under a Theory of Unjust Enrichment. HICPA does not preclude recovery on Unjust Enrichment

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Litigation News


As a successful law firm for over 100 years, High Swartz can attribute many of its

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