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School Construction

SELG has tremendous depth and experience in the many complexities of school construction in districts of all sizes and socioeconomic backgrounds. Our attorneys are well versed in all aspects of school construction, from assistance with initial planning including negotiation (where applicable), local planning and zoning approvals, contract preparation, project management and close-out. Our attorneys also have vast experience contracting with architects and construction managers, preparing bid specifications, reviewing bids, preparing construction contracts, and providing day-to-day advice in resolving construction disputes. Given the complex nature of construction projects, and the problems that may arise, SELG drafts its contracts with an eye on the protection of the client.

SELG has been involved with projects totaling in the hundreds of millions of dollars. These projects encompass new construction, renovations and maintenance projects. Whether the projects cost tens of millions or tens of thousands of dollars, SELG&C makes sure that its clients are protected.

SELG’s Construction Group is also a leader in the legal aspects of procurement of renewable energy for its public and governmental clients. We have served as counsel to our clients on numerous renewable energy projects involving the installation of solar panels. These projects encompass solar installations that are financed through Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), providing for ownership by the public entity, or through local improvement authorities. We work closely with our clients in developing requests for proposals (RFP) to procure renewable energy, in compliance with the laws governing same and protection of our clients, while reviewing and evaluating the proposals received, and developing and finalizing the PPA. We also counsel our clients on those issues that arise during the installation of the solar project with the goals of protecting our clients and minimizing adverse impacts on the district.

The Benefits of Having SELG Work For You

  • Quality

    Our team has accumulated well over 100 years of combined experience representing clients in all of their legal needs. Our experience has allowed us to produce results in line with their goals and objectives. There is no substitute for experience.

  • RECOGNITION

    Our team is consistently recognized in the legal community as thought leaders and pacesetters. Our distinctions include Best Lawyers, Best Law Firm, Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Martindale Hubbell AV ratings and New Jersey Law Journal’s New Leaders of the Bar.

  • EFFICIENCY

    Efficiency and outcome are more important than hourly rate. More than a century worth of combined experience has allowed us to deliver results with an eye towards our client’s bottom line.

  • ACCESSIBILITY

    Our clients are never far from being face to face with our legal team, as we pride ourselves on offering complete access to our attorneys and staff. We have established a significant presence in New Jersey, with offices in Whippany and Mount Laurel, and serve our New York clients from our Madison Avenue office.

  • Quality
  • RECOGNITION
  • EFFICIENCY
  • ACCESSIBILITY

Our team has accumulated well over 100 years of combined experience representing clients in all of their legal needs. Our experience has allowed us to produce results in line with their goals and objectives. There is no substitute for experience.

Our team is consistently recognized in the legal community as thought leaders and pacesetters. Our distinctions include Best Lawyers, Best Law Firm, Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Martindale Hubbell AV ratings and New Jersey Law Journal’s New Leaders of the Bar.

Efficiency and outcome are more important than hourly rate. More than a century worth of combined experience has allowed us to deliver results with an eye towards our client’s bottom line.

Our clients are never far from being face to face with our legal team, as we pride ourselves on offering complete access to our attorneys and staff. We have established a significant presence in New Jersey, with offices in Whippany and Mount Laurel, and serve our New York clients from our Madison Avenue office.

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Whippany Office
100 South Jefferson Road, Suite 200, Whippany, New Jersey 07981
Tel: 973.301.0001 | Fax: 973.993.3152