Legal Representation In Surety Law
The laws surrounding surety bonds are extremely complex. If you or your company is involved in a dispute, it is critical that you work with a lawyer who is highly knowledgeable of the law and understands how to achieve results that are in your best interests.
The Baton Rouge surety attorneys at Dunlap Fiore, LLC, are actively involved in negotiations with project owners, creditors and financially troubled contractors during all stages of the construction process. The firm’s surety lawyers have expertise in matters concerning default, project completion, and financing arrangements. The firm represents surety clients in relation to projects throughout the United States.
Our clients turn to us when faced with a loss or potential loss, and it is our primary goal to achieve the best possible outcome for their situation. We are an established and trusted firm that is fully committed to meeting your needs.
Skilled Professionals Providing Effective Solutions
Project owners, lenders, contractors or sureties often face scenarios that include disputes involving a surety bond. We have successfully represented contractors, subcontractors, design-build firms and other individuals with respect to indemnification issues. We have experience in mitigating a surety’s loss and securing the recovery of funds in surety claims. We have successfully negotiated inter-creditor agreements between banks and sureties. These agreements set forth the various positions, rights and liabilities of the involved parties.
Attorneys John Dunlap and Jennifer Fiore are members of the National Bond Claims Association, the Fidelity and Surety Law Section of the American Bar Association, and the Surety Claims Institute and The Pearlman Association, and they are actively involved in these organizations. As members, they are able to stay up-to-date with the law and gain insight from other fidelity and surety professionals.
Subrogation Rights And Agreements
Our firm also provides subrogation advice and services when one party seeks to assume the rights and remedies against a third party. Subrogation issues can arise as a matter of law or out of an agreement between parties, and they are commonly included in construction contracts and plans, an area where Dunlap Fiore, LLC, has significant experience and knowledge.