Partner

Chase E. Halsey
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EMAIL chase@mkcfirm.com
OFFICE 602-274-9000
FAX 602-795-5896

Chase Halsey devotes his practice primarily to litigating disputes concerning construction projects. He represents a variety of construction owners, developers, construction managers, general contractors, trade contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation. Chase is experienced in drafting and negotiating contracts and in asserting and defending against construction claims.

Chase’s experience includes claims and disputes involving contract changes, construction defects, design errors and omissions, differing site conditions, payment disputes, schedule delay and acceleration, and contract terminations. He advises clients on contract formation, warranties, mechanics liens, surety bonds, indemnity, and contractor licensing.  His wide range of trial experience includes actions in state and federal courts, arbitration, and hearings arising out of the Arizona Registrar of Contractors.

Representative Experience

Represented homeowner in week-long trial against national homebuilder

Defended subcontractors and general contractors against claims of construction defects

Represented flooring supplier against homeowner claim for defective work

Represented bidder in seven-figure bid protest on ADOT project

Defended custom-home builder from homeowner allegations of non-disclosure and construction defects

Assisted subcontractor with equitable adjustment claim on large U.S. Air Force base project

Represented general contractor in appeal before the Federal Board of Contract Appeals

Drafted construction contracts for commercial developer

Representing contractors before the Arizona Registrar of Contractors

Education

  • 2004 | University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D.
  • 2001 | University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, B.A.

Awards & Recognition

  • 2015 | Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Professional & Community

  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Construction Law Section, Member
  • Arizona Builders Alliance, Member
  • Arizona Roofing Contractors Association, Member
  • Arizona Water Well Association, Member

Recent Presentations

“The Only Constant Is Change … (Orders)!” Arizona Builders’ Alliance, March 2016

Talk to Chase Halsey

Chase advises clients in commercial litigation and construction law matters throughout Arizona. Call Chase today at 602-274-9000 to discuss the details of your situation.