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Thompson Hine LLP and Project Management Consultants LLC (PMC) represent owners, design professionals, construction managers, contractors and sureties in connection with all facets of the building industry.

Nationally recognized for skill in resolving claims, our transactional construction group has served as project counsel for billions of dollars of construction at sites across the United States. Among these are many significant stadium and arena projects for the National Basketball Association, National Football League, National Hockey League, Major League Baseball, and university and minor league teams. Equally extensive is our experience with hospitals, pipelines, processing plants, schools and universities, office towers, hotels, and other commercial, industrial and institutional developments.

In tandem with Project Management Consultants (PMC), we provide unique consulting services such as partnering facilitation and mediation, project and risk management, financial strategizing and owner’s representative services for projects throughout the United States.

Thompson Hine LLP
3900 Key Tower
127 Public Square
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Partner Contact

Erin Luke

Erin Luke is a partner in the Thompson Hine’s top‐ranked Construction practice group. She counsels clients on all aspects of project planning, development and execution. Her experience includes representing owners, developers, contractors and design firms on large‐scale domestic and international projects in a broad range of industry sectors including hotel and resort developments, convention centers and facilities, sports stadia and entertainment complexes, casino and gaming developments, energy and infrastructure projects, P3 and public construction, hospital and school developments, and other high profile community impact projects. Erin provides a full‐service approach to client service, offering front‐end transactional advice as well as claims management and resolution assistance. Her experience includes project delivery and structuring advice, contract negotiating and drafting, insurance and risk management counseling, and general project management advice. She has also litigated, arbitrated, mediated and settled a variety of claims and disputes and is licensed in multiple jurisdictions to serve a broad range of client needs. Erin works collaboratively with all parties to achieve the right framework for project success and expertly manages risks for her clients. Her dual transactions and disputes background provides a unique mix of insight and perspective to clients seeking to manage and mitigate project risks at the contracting phase and beyond.

Team Development

  • Neutral Team Facilitation
  • Team Selection
  • Team Organization


  • Comprehensive Risk Analysis


  • Shared Risk Reward
  • Design-build
  • Speed to Market