Special Counstruction Counsel
Tara B. Mulrooney is a special construction counsel in the Real Estate Department. Tara practices in all aspects of construction law with an emphasis on representing owners, including developers, real estate investment trusts, luxury retailers, employee benefit funds, major professional sports leagues, hotel operators and high net worth individuals, in drafting and negotiating a full range of construction related agreements. Included are development agreements, construction management and general contracting agreements, architect and engineering agreements, consultant agreements, interior design agreements, and related non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements for multi-family residential projects, hotels, office buildings, mixed use projects, art galleries, educational institutions, health care facilities, and high-end residential projects. She also represents various parties in connection with adjacent construction issues and negotiating license and access agreements with adjacent property owners. As part of her practice, Tara provides counsel with respect to risk management strategies and issues arising during the course of construction, including payment disputes, termination rights, mechanic’s lien claims, violations, delays, construction deficiencies and property damage claims.
In addition to providing representation in transactional matters and counsel in connection with risk management strategies and construction issues, Tara has litigated numerous complex, multi-party construction cases. Tara’s experience litigating claims of alleged negligence, breach of contract, construction defects and delays, on behalf of both owners and design professionals, gives her unique insight into many issues that arise in contract preparation.