Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP (DSV) is honored to announce the hire of Thaddeus J. Schurter, an Associate who focuses his practice on Construction Litigation. Having worked in construction for ten years before becoming an attorney, he brings exceptional insight and technical experience to the table for his clients.
Mr. Schurter represents clients from across the full spectrum of construction industry participants including architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and owners. He also advises clients in a wide range of design and construction related matters including contract review, negotiation, and termination, construction and design defect claims, professional negligence claims, performance and payment bond disputes, lien claims, and payment security issues.
Mr. Schurter recently served as counsel for a major telecommunications company in numerous property damage and personal injury cases arising out of an explosion and fire caused by an uncontrolled gas leak. He has also represented clients in cases involving boiler explosions, building envelope failures, roof collapses, structural failures, and premises liability claims.
Mr. Schurter is admitted to practice in Missouri, Kansas, and in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Construction Industry Forum and was recognized in 2014 and 2015 as a Super Lawyers ® Rising Star in the states of Missouri and Kansas for construction litigation.
About DSV: DSV has a state-wide legal practice consisting of twenty-six (26) attorneys and three office locations in Indianapolis, Carmel, and Merrillville. DSV was originally founded as a law firm focused on the construction industry. Even today, DSV provides in-depth legal services to all aspects of the construction industry, including public and private owners, design professionals, general and trade contractors, construction managers, material suppliers, insurers and sureties. With the growth of the law firm, DSV has expanded its legal practice to serve the wide-ranging legal needs of its clients. Through its multiple service groups, DSV assists clients with legal issues in the areas of Construction, Business, Government, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Real Estate and Environmental Law, and Health Care Services.