Deborah Cazan is an experienced construction attorney and dedicated business counselor. One hundred percent of her practice over the past 20 years has focused on representing clients in litigation, arbitration, and mediation of construction, development, and real estate related disputes, including claims for delay, acceleration, interference, defective construction, defective design, scope changes, and other issues. She has prosecuted and defended high-profile and high-dollar claims all over the country for clients in a wide variety of industries, including energy, hospitality, healthcare, mixed-use, multifamily, industrial, manufacturing, retail, and education.
On the transactional side, Deborah has extensive experience drafting and negotiating general contractor and construction management agreements, EPC, design-build, program management, project management, and architectural and engineering agreements. She also has helped numerous clients with mid-project change orders and amendments necessary to resolve disputes and prevent future litigation.
Deborah has been ranked in Chambers USA for Construction since 2016. As published in Chambers, one client said, “She is knowledgeable, thorough and really good at helping me figure out what the critical parts are.” Deborah also is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Litigation – Construction. In 2018, she was elected as a Fellow in the Construction Lawyers Society of America.