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Chambers USA® 2020 edition recognizes 44 Frost Brown Todd Attorneys

Building the foundation for construction law.

The construction industry needs counselors and advocates who understand construction law — lawyers who can help minimize risks, protect legal rights, and preserve the bottom line. Developers and contractors count on our attorneys to solve the most complex legal issues. We’ve built enduring relationships with dozens of construction firms and professionals across the region. Our clients range from small entrepreneurial contractors to several of the larger contractors and specialty contractors in the country. Whether representing developers, contractors, suppliers, or owners, we provide advice and solutions tailored to meet the express needs and objectives of each client.

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    Terrence L. Brookie

    Practice Group Leader

    Indianapolis, IN

Our blueprint for success.

Our Clients

Frost Brown Todd has built long-term relationships with dozens of top construction firms across the region. Turner Construction Company and Baker Concrete Construction are two clients that comprise the growing entrepreneurial companies and larger and specialty contractors we represent in the country (as ranked by Engineering News-Record).

Industry Connections

To stay current on issues affecting our construction clients, we are active members of local, regional and national construction trade and bar associations including:

  • Allied Construction Industries (AGC of Cincinnati)
  • American Bar Association (Forum on Construction Industry; Construction Litigation Subsection; Fidelity and Surety Law Committee)
  • American College of Construction Lawyers (Terry Brookie, Fellow)
  • Asphalt Paving Association of Indiana
  • Associated General Contractors (Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee)
  • Association of Insurance Professionals
  • Builders Exchange of Central Ohio
  • Construction Financial Managers Association (Indiana, Kentucky)
  • Design Build Institute of America (Indiana Chapter)
  • Indiana Construction Association (AGC of Indiana)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel (Steven Strawbridge, Board Member)
  • Kentucky Association of Highway Contractors
  • Surety Association of Indiana
  • Surety Association of Ohio


Several members of our team are also recognized by independent evaluators and peer groups for the service we provide to construction clients. Chambers USA: America’s Best Business Lawyers has ranked Frost Brown Todd as one of the top Construction Law Firms in Ohio for seven consecutive years and Best Lawyers in America ranked us first in Indiana for Construction Law. Other awards include:

  • Chambers USA
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Legal 500
  • Indiana Super Lawyers
  • Indiana Super Lawyers: Rising Stars
  • Ohio Super Lawyers
  • Ohio Super Lawyers: Rising Stars

This team is especially adept at handling construction litigation, where it tends to represent construction companies and developers. It also counsels clients on risk management, bid disputes and public project procurement. Sources say: ‘High-quality work at a reasonable value based on Midwestern rates. ~ Chambers and Partners 2011

Contractor Education & Resources

We regularly present best practices and training seminars for construction clients and trade associations on topics ranging from risk management, claims avoidance and project documentation to key contract issues, project delivery methods and how to get paid. Each year hundreds of contractors attend our Contractor’s Law Series of seminars co-sponsored by leading construction trade associations.

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