From acquisition and compliance to renovation and construction to operation and maintenance, Robinson+Cole’s Construction Group lawyers can guide educational institutions through the unique pressures they face.
We assist academic clients with legal matters in the following areas:
Our education clients range from large state institutions to small colleges and private secondary schools.
We tackle projects of all sizes, from large capital improvements to routine maintenance, including funding, timetables, and community outreach. Our team handles all types of legal matters surrounding these types of facilities:
Representation of Dartmouth College in negotiating design and construction contracts to expand the art museum as part of a new arts district and to create new exhibition, educational, office, and public spaces. New galleries will be used to display African, Aboriginal Australian, modern, contemporary, and Native American art.
Representation of Providence College in drafting and negotiating the design and construction agreements for the Ruane Center for Humanities, a 63,000-square-foot building constructed to accommodate its new Development of Western Civilization program, as well as offices for the School of Arts & Sciences, the center for the Study of the Humanities, the Liberal Arts Honors Program, and the Departments of English and History.
Representation of Common Ground in New Haven, Connecticut, the nation's longest-running environmental charter high school, in preparing RFP materials and a construction contract for the construction of a new center for learning and leadership, renovating existing school buildings, and making extensive sustainability upgrades on the charter school's 21-acre campus.
Representation of King Low Heywood Thomas School in Stamford, Connecticut, in preparing design and construction management contracts for the phased renovations to the Upper School, including a state-of-the-art academic center, new common space with integrated vertical circulation, substantial renovation of support space, asbestos abatement, and infrastructure improvements.
Representation of a Connecticut municipality in contract procurement and negotiations associated with renovation of several school complexes under a construction manager building delivery system.
Representation of a Connecticut town in drafting the construction and design services agreements for the proposed renovation of a high school, the roof replacement at an elementary school, and a new town hall and police station.
Representation of the City of Stamford in the procurement, preparation, and negotiation of the design and construction contracts for the renovation of six buildings and a new addition on an existing campus for the New Interdistrict Elementary Magnet School Extension to the Rogers 1B Interdistrict Magnet School Program located on Strawberry Hill Avenue in Stamford, Connecticut.