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Preparing Your Construction Project for COVID-19

Bachara Construction Law Group is carefully monitoring official orders affecting the construction industry as they are issued around the country. While Florida has not gone as far as some states in restricting people from leaving their homes to go to work, we highly recommend that you be prepared, as the orders to date have generally given citizens only a few hours’ notice. Edicts around the country have excluded the majority of construction projects from shutdown orders, classifying them as essential functions. However, it is still likely that your project will eventually

Bachara Construction Law Group Receives Tier 1 Metropolitan Ranking by Best Lawyers & U.S. News

Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 1, 2019 –Bachara Construction Law Group has again been recognized as one of the nation’s top construction law firms by Best Lawyers and U.S. News and World Report. In the “Best Law Firms in America” rankings released today, BCLG was named as a 2020 Tier 1 Metropolitan law firm in Construction Law. “We are extremely honored by this recognition from our peers,” said Chip Bachara, the firm’s founder and managing partner, “especially because we were reviewed against many older and larger firms.” Best Lawyers – the preeminent referral

Bachara Construction Law Group and Balch & Bingham Announce Of Counsel Relationship

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (October 7, 2019) – Bachara Construction Law Group (BCLG) and Balch & Bingham today announced that the firms have established an “of counsel” relationship to further expand the capabilities provided to their clients. Balch’s Jacksonville office is also co-located with BCLG in the landmark Wells Fargo Center in downtown Jacksonville. Geremy Gregory, managing office partner of Balch’s Jacksonville office, said, “The team at Bachara Construction Law Group shares our commitment to delivering outstanding client service and tailored solutions to advance our clients’ objectives. Their deep industry knowledge and experience

Chip Bachara Once Again Included in Best Lawyers in America

Jacksonville, Fla. – The Bachara Construction Law Group team is pleased to announce that managing partner Henry G. (“Chip”) Bachara has been included in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for construction law and construction litigation. Widely regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence, Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review by lawyers in the same geographic region and practice areas. For the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers, 8.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in the inclusion of approximately 5% of lawyers in private practice

BCLG Welcomes Todd MacLeod

The Bachara Construction Law Group team is pleased to announce that Todd MacLeod has joined the firm. Well-respected in the Jacksonville legal community, MacLeod is an experienced litigator with extensive knowledge of the construction industry.  “We’re extremely pleased to welcome Todd MacLeod to the firm,” said Chip Bachara, BCLG’s managing partner. “His record of success in the courtroom, his firsthand knowledge of construction, and his in-depth business knowledge will make him a wonderful asset to our clients.” A successful general contractor, business owner and corporate executive prior to his legal career, 

Jacksonville’s City Hall Annex Implosion

Watch it in Realtime and SlowMo! Bachara Construction Law Group was privileged to have a front row view of the implosion of Jacksonville’s City Hall Annex at 8 AM on Sunday, January 20, 2019. Our client, EHG, was the contractor that successfully imploded the building, and it was an amazing event to witness! We’re grateful to Frank Surface and Heather Surface for getting us up close to the action on the St. John’s River Taxi. Check out the video!

Bachara Construction Law Group Receives Tier 1 Metropolitan Ranking by Best Lawyers & U.S. News

Bachara Construction Law Group has once again been recognized as one of the nation’s top construction law firms by Best Lawyers and U.S. News and World Report. In the “Best Law Firms in America” rankings released this month, BCLG was named as a Tier 1 Metropolitan law firm in both Construction Law and Construction Litigation. “It is an honor to be recognized by our peers,” said Chip Bachara, the firm’s founder and managing partner, “and we are particularly pleased with this ranking because we were reviewed against many older and larger