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Real Estate & Construction Litigation

CRAWFORD, WISHNEW & LANG represents clients in all types real estate and construction litigation, including title disputes, HOA disputes, construction defect cases, as well as disputes by and between real estate developers and commercial brokers. Some of our prior representations have included:    


  • Representing several mineral interest owners in a dispute involving a cloud of title that arose when JPMorgan Chase Bank leased property belonging to our clients. Obtained summary judgment against the bank and quieted our clients’ title to mineral rights in 200 acres in the Eagle Ford Shale.

  • Representing an international commercial real estate company in defense of claims for fraud, negligent misrepresentation and negligence relating to the plaintiff’s inability to lease a specific commercial property. Settled case in our client’s favor after depositions for less than nuisance value.

  • Representing a real estate developer in a construction defect case concerning a 200 acre mixed-use development. Obtained an eight-figure settlement on the client's behalf.

  • Representing an international commercial real estate company in a case involving a breach of contract claim brought against our client relating to a letter of intent. The plaintiff dismissed the case against our client with prejudice after depositions.

  • Representing a Fortune 500 company in defense of case involving nationwide construction, several thousand work sites and millions of allegedly unpaid change orders. Negotiated an 11th hour settlement for far less than half of the amount initially demanded.

  • Representing more than a dozen homeowners in a real property dispute against a national commercial real estate developer who the jury found to be violating numerous restrictive covenants in an attempt to circumvent the clients' real property rights, titles, and interests.

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