Suretyship

We are effective in handling a broad range of issues involving surety and fidelity that arise under payment, performance and fidelity bonds. Our attorneys regularly represent sureties, principals, and obligees in bond disputes involving:

  • Performance Bonds
  • Payment Bonds
  • State Public Bonds
  • Private Statutory Bonds
  • Common Law Bonds
  • Fidelity Bonds

We handle a wide range of issues in this area of law such as coverage interpretation and defenses, bad faith claims, demands for payment, extra-contractual liability, demands for performance, and delay claims. We advise our clients in the preparation and negotiation of contractual agreements unique to the surety arena, including subordination, control, takeover, and completion agreements. At all times, we attempt to protect our corporate clients by formulating creative, cost-effective solutions to complex bond disputes.

Our surety clients include Employers Insurance of Wausau and Fidelity & Deposit Company of Maryland.