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Rielly Lund at Olson Construction Law

Rielly Lund



Rielly Lund at Olson Construction Law

Rielly Lund



Rielly is a committed advocate for contractors, with the ability to quickly and accurately analyze a client’s issue within the parameters of each specific contract. Rielly works with contractors through all stages of construction, from bidding to acceptance, with the goal of minimizing risk and maximizing profits for contractors. With this in mind, Rielly enjoys discussing various contractual requirements with contractors before issues arise, so they are best able to meet any challenges head on.

Rielly joined the firm in 2014 as a law clerk, then Associate Attorney before being promoted to Partner.  During law school, among many other activities, Rielly was also the student liaison to the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law.

In his spare time, Rielly enjoys spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing, golfing and spending time with family and friends.

Rielly is also a Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice.

  • Represented Bridge Contractor on differing site conditions claim.
  • Represented multiple contractors who were wrongfully terminated, getting them reinstated to the project.
  • Represented underground boring contractor on differing site conditions claim.
  • Represented concrete paving contractor on extra work claim.
  • Represented numerous contractor and subcontractors in achieving time extensions.
  • Represented numerous contractors and subcontractors on payment bond claims.

  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Minnesota Duluth, B.A. Criminology and Sociology
  • Soil Engineering for Non-Soils Engineers and Technicians, University of Wisconsin-Madison



  • All courts of the State of Minnesota
  • 2018 – ACPA Concrete Pavement Progress (Quarter 3 2018):  “Repair of Concrete Pavement Cracking: What the Roadmap Should Be”
  • 2018 – NASTT No-Dig Show:  “Differing Site Conditions are Here To Stay:  A Roadmap to Change” (Speech and Whitepaper)
  • 2017 – ASCE International Conference on Highway Pavements and Airfield Technology Speech: “Legal Case Study on Whitetopping Projects”
  • 2016 – AGC of North Dakota Annual Convention Speech: “Design Defects and Unanticipated Site Conditions”
  • 2016 – American Concrete Paving Association (ACPA) Annual Convention Speech: “Smoothness Testing and Other Concrete Issues”
  • 2016 – Construction Law Ultimate Boot Camp Webinar: NBI (National Business Institute) Continuing Legal Education
  • 2016 – NUCA Business Journal (Fall 2016):  “Your Legal Rights Following an OSHA Citation” Legal Rights Following OSHA Citation
  • 2016 – NUCA Business Journal (January 2016):  “Know Your Rights and Obligations That Protect You From Bearing Design Defect Costs” NUCA Journal January 2016
  • 2015 – Advanced Construction Law Webinar: NBI (National Business Institute) Continuing Legal Education
  • 2015 – NUCA Fall Leadership Conference Speech: “Owner’s Growing Attempts to Contractually Disclaim Liability for Defective Design”