Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP
Arty Bolick is an experienced litigator and construction lawyer who represents clients in all manner of court proceedings and arbitrations. He counsels the Firm's construction clients throughout all phases of commercial and institutional construction projects, from contracting and claims resolution, to arbitration and litigation if disputes cannot be resolved through negotiation.
Arty represents owners, contractors and subcontractors in disputes during all phases of a construction project, including negotiating change orders and other claims that may arise during a project, as well as post completion litigation and arbitration. Arty looks to provide value to clients by saving litigation costs and expense where claims can be resolved through careful negotiation. Of course, not all disputes can be resolved without legal action. When litigation is the best strategy, Arty has more than two decades of experience litigating disputes in the courtroom and through arbitration. Arty has appeared on behalf of clients in both state and federal courts, and before numerous experienced mediators and arbitrators.
Arty represents public owners in compliance with public procurement laws, as well as assisting private contractors engaged in bidding public projects. He is particularly knowledgeable regarding the construction manager at-risk delivery method for public entities and has represented both public owners and construction managers in connection with construction manager at-risk projects. Arty is often called upon to assist public owners and contractors to resolve bid protests and other contract award issues. Arty is also experienced in pursuing claims involving payment and performance bonds. He has represented public owners forced to make demand upon performance bond sureties to complete projects, as well as subcontractors making Miller Act claims against a payment bond.