Phone Number: 312.870.5219
Assistant: Tori Reidl
Werner Sabo concentrates his practice in construction, copyright and real estate law. His clients include architects, owners, contractors, construction managers, engineers and consultants to the construction industry as well as other businesses. He created the first web site in Chicago for a law firm and has in-depth knowledge of computers.
Werner is also a licensed architect, having practiced architecture for a number of years prior to establishing his law practice in 1981. His architectural practice included work for large and small firms, as well as a large corporation. Projects ranged from large commercial structures, schools and offices, to smaller buildings and interior work. He is a member of the AIA, ALA and CSI, has been an officer and director of the Chicago Chapter AIA, President of the Chicago Chapter, Construction Specifications Institute from 1995-1996 and has written several articles for the Chicago Chapter Chicago Architect (formerly the AIA Focus), the National CSI Construction Specifier and other publications. In 1997, the AIA elected him to the College Of Fellows. In 2005 he became a Fellow in the Association Of Licensed Architects.
Werner is also active on a variety of bar association committees and has lectured on construction law to a variety of professionals and students. As the attorney for a number of architects, engineers, owners and contractors, he has extensive expertise in AIA contracts. His book, Legal Guide To AIA Documents, published by Aspen Publishing, is in its fifth edition. Mr. Sabo is also a construction arbitrator and mediator for the American Arbitration Association. He is IMI certified and admitted to the federal trial bar. He is also available as a mediator or arbitrator for private cases.