Frantz Ward is pleased to announce Kalynne N. Proctor
joins the firm as an associate in its nationally-recognized Construction Practice Group. She is the third associate in seven months to join the firm’s growing Construction Practice Group and the sixth associate to the join the firm since December.
Kalynne focuses her practice on construction law and related litigation. She has represented clients in construction litigation and alternative dispute resolution proceedings related to disputes involving defects and workmanship issues, delay and other schedule-related claims, payment disputes, as well as the perfection and foreclosure of mechanic’s liens. Kalynne also has experience in complex commercial litigation, labor and employment law and insurance recovery. She has significant experience in multiple aspects of litigation, including managing pre-litigation disputes, research, discovery and trial. Kalynne earned her J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and her B.S. from The Ohio State University.
Frantz Ward is recognized both locally and nationally as a leading law firm in the construction industry. Frantz Ward’s Construction Group is intensely immersed in every facet of the industry. The group is comprised of fourteen lawyers solely focused on construction law, and is supported by over two dozen additional lawyers who represent construction clients in specialized areas such as, labor and employment, OSHA, workers’ compensation, real estate, compliance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, succession planning and many other areas. The Frantz Ward Construction Group is recognized by Chambers USA
and the U.S. News & World Report’s
list of “The Best Law Firms” in Construction. In addition, Frantz Ward’s attorneys are named in Best Lawyers and the Ohio Super Lawyers list, among others. Several of its attorneys are fellows with the Construction Lawyers Society of America and hold leadership roles in key industry organizations such as the Cleveland Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), the Construction Management Association of America, the Construction Employers Association and the American Bar Association Forum on Construction. Frantz Ward has efficiently and successfully managed, mediated, and litigated claims on a wide variety of projects in more than 40 states, as well as nearly a dozen other countries. These projects include; airports, building renovation and revitalization projects, casinos, convention centers, court houses, gas pipelines and facilities, high-rise structures, hospitals and health care facilities, hotels, parking structures, port facilities, power plants, roadways and bridges, schools, sewer and drainage improvements, sheet piling and dredging projects, shopping malls, stadiums and arenas, steel mills and steel processing facilities, tunnels, and water and wastewater treatment facilities.