Elevate Your Construction Law Career by Joining the Harpst Becker Team.

Wanted: Driven Construction lawyers as well as Transactional and Employment lawyers who want to work specifically with Construction Industry clients.


Harpst Becker. A Recognized Leader in Construction Law.

We are proven leaders in law representing some of the most recognizable construction industry companies. From litigation to deal making to complex knowledge of the unique employment law issues our construction industry clients face, Harpst Becker is more than just a law firm who practices a “general” area of law. We know the unique legal challenges construction industry clients face and we want lawyers on our team who share our passion and our drive to win. 

As our firm grows to meet the demand, we are looking to increase the strength and depth of our construction industry legal team by adding strategic thinkers, strong advocates and hardworking colleagues. Whether you’re an ambitious associate eager to develop a focus in construction law or a more senior, experienced lawyer seeking to help solve more complex problems, we encourage you to consider the possibilities of joining our construction industry practice group.


Authorities in the Construction Industry.

At Harpst Becker, we don’t just simply “practice construction law” – we are fierce construction industry advocates who care deeply about our clients, and our clients know it:

  • We roll up our sleeves, step into the ring and tackle any legal challenge our clients face, no matter the size or complexity of the legal problem. 
  • Our focus on achieving the best possible outcome is razor-sharp to eliminate wasted time and lost opportunities.
  • We put our clients first and dedicate ourselves to the hard work necessary to win. 

And this level of commitment for our clients is what sets us apart. What’s more, our lawyers have decades of industry experience and understand the nuances of the construction industry – from the the litigation side: contract claims, construction defects, payment disputes, mechanic’s liens, errors and omissions, delay damages, personal injury, property damages and workers compensation and includes state courts, federal courts, state & federal agencies (EEOC, OCRC, NLRB) and arbitration/mediation forums; to the transactional side: front-end documents, contract administration, insurance, corporate, acquisitions of all types, employment/labor relations, supply contracts, real estate, project due diligence, project financing, credit agreements and risk management. Interested? Then Apply Now.


Ready to Join the Harpst Becker Team? Do You Have What it Takes?

This isn’t a position for the timid or indecisive. It’s for lawyers who embrace every challenge, are committed to our client’s success and are ready to make hard decisions. We want your talent, passion and fearless approach to advocacy.

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, bring 2 or more years of experience to the table, or even have an established practice you are looking to grow, Harpst Becker would like to talk with you. We’re seeking strong lawyers, barred in Ohio (licenses in PA, IN, MI, VA, NC, SC, MD, GA a plus), to join our elite team. As a part of the Harpst Becker team, you’ll be empowered to navigate complex legal landscapes, advocate for clients and drive impactful change in the Construction Industry. Requirements include:

  • 2+ years experience
  • Construction and Employment law experience a plus but not mandatory
  • Barred in Ohio (Additional licenses in PA, IN, MI, VA, NC, SC, MD, GA a plus)
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A desire to develop expertise in construction law or demonstrated expertise in construction law
  • Strong leadership abilities that foster teamwork
  • Capable of working in a collaborative environment but also able to make independent decisions
  • Analytical mindset to navigate complex legal matters
  • Ability to work directly with clients
  • Inspire other coworkers to achieve and deliver exceptional legal services
  • Adaptability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Desire to solve complex problems in a solutions-driven, client-centric service model
  • Maintain a positive mental attitude

When you work with Harpst Becker, you’re not just entering a job; you’re taking hold of an opportunity-rich environment that fosters personal growth. Apply Now.


Need More Reasons to Consider Joining Harpst Becker?

As a Harpst Becker lawyer, you will have immediate client contact, case responsibility – including first chair and lead roles – commensurate with your level of experience. Candidates will also have the opportunity to serve on Construction Industry Boards and participate in marketing initiatives.

What’s more, as a part of our Construction Industry team, you’ll be joining a group of legal authorities who have been recognized for their exceptional work through “Super Lawyers” and “Best Lawyers”. This recognition is a testament to their dedication and excellence in the Construction Law landscape. It serves as another opportunity to work and collaborate with industry leaders, providing an additional path to enhance your own professional legal career.


The Best Lawyers in America®

Todd Harpst: Recognized in the 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America®  in Construction Law, Litigation-Construction & Litigation-Labor and Employment

John Becker: Recognized in the 30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America®  in Commercial Litigation

Christine Garritano: Recognized in the  30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America®  in Construction Law

John Murphy: Recognized in the  30th edition of The Best Lawyers in America®  in Insurance Law & Litigation-Insurance.

Ohio Super Lawyers

Todd Harpst: Ohio Super Lawyers 2011-2023; Practice Area: Construction Law

John Becker: Ohio Super Lawyers 2021-2023; Practice Area: Business Litigation

John Murphy: Ohio Super Lawyers 2009-2012, 2014-2023; Practice Areas: General Litigation, Professional Liability & Construction Litigation

Christine Garritano: Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star 2013-2018; Practice Area: Business Litigation

Mate Rimac: Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star 2017-2020; Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, Business Litigation & Workers’ Compensation

Nicholas Horrigan: Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star 2018-2021; Practice Areas: Construction Litigation & Business Litigation

Erika Finley: Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star 2019, 2021-2022; Practice Areas: Business & Corporate and Real Estate

If you’re ready to rise to the challenge, submit your resume through the form below. Harpst Becker is a place where Construction Representation expertise meets impact, and where success is redefined.


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