Drafting and Negotiating Tips for Owners, Contractors and Lenders
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LUKE MAHER is a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP. Mr. Maher focuses his dispute resolution and litigation practice on commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on construction disputes. He advises public and private clients in a number of industries including construction, finance, franchise, insurance, manufacturing, real estate and transportation. Mr. Maher has significant experience in the courtroom, including federal trial experience. He has litigated in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels, and also has extensive arbitration and mediation experience. In addition to his disputes practice, Mr. Maher represents clients in negotiation and drafting of development, construction, design, engineering, and related agreements. He represents owner, developer, and contractor clients in public and private construction projects, including hotels, energy and power plant facilities, condominium and multifamily residential housing developments, healthcare facilities, entertainment complexes, and shopping centers. Mr. Maher also advises owner, developer and contractor clients involved in ongoing construction projects with respect to preservation of contract claims and defenses and best practices for preparing for impending dispute resolution. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and The Missouri Bar. He received his B.A. degree in management information systems from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. degree from St. Louis University School of Law.
TIMOTHY J. WALSH is a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, where he practices in the areas of front end construction, contract development project and dispute resolution. He represents owners, developers, contractors, and design professionals in public and private construction projects and represents owners, contractors, and design professionals in negotiation and drafting of development, design, engineering, construction, and related agreements including advice on partnering and integrated project delivery (IPD) contracts, trade labor and project labor matters, insurance, intellectual property protection, land use and zoning, environmental and building code regulations, professional licensing issues, and accessibility laws. Mr. Walsh is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and The Missouri Bar. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from the University of Missouri-Columbia and his J.D. degree from Washington University School of Law.
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