Our Firm

Construction Law Professionals With Your Bottom Line in Mind

Since 1995, Harper Lambert has provided dedicated services in the areas of construction litigation, arbitration, mediation, and contract negotiation. Our attorneys are devoted to the practice of law in the construction field and handle disputes involving an array of projects in the public and private sector.

Types of Projects We Handle

  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Institutional
  • Multi­family
  • Residential

Construction Plans

Experienced and Efficiency Minded

Our attorneys are dispute resolution professionals seasoned in negotiations, mediations, arbitrations, and litigation. We recognize the significant drain that legal issues can place on a company, so we approach our work with efficiency in mind. We educate and assist our clients on practices aimed at avoiding claims. However, when disputes do arise we commit to timely evaluation and honest assessment of claims, aiming to help our clients manage their legal budget wisely. With goal-oriented representation we strive to quickly reach the optimal solution for your business.

In Memory of Donald A. Harper

Donald A. Harper founded The Harper Law Firm, P.A. in 1995 and presided as president until his death on March 1, 2007. Before founding The Harper Law Firm, he was a partner with Haynsworth, Marion, McKay & Guerard, where he served as head of the Construction Law Department. Prior to joining the Haynsworth Firm in 1976, Donald was Assistant United States Attorney for the District of South Carolina.

Donald graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1971 and received a Bachelor’s Degree from Clemson University in 1968.

He was a member of the bar of South Carolina and was admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Claims Court.

Donald frequently spoke on construction law issues at legal education seminars, including the North Carolina/South Carolina Construction joint meetings. He also spoke to engineer and contractor organizations, including the Piedmont Chapter of the ASCE and Clemson University Construction Forum.