The past few years have brought many changes - especially to construction law. Have you adapted your drafting and negotiating strategies, or could outdated knowledge and practices be leaving clients exposed? This program will bring you up to speed with the latest case law, AIA Contract Documents, and best practices for drafting and negotiating the most litigated provisions. Get up-to-date insights, hone your skills, and confidently guide clients through 2023 - register today!
Get practical guidance on drafting the most-litigated construction contract provisions.
Review important takeaways from recent contract law cases.
Discover the biggest contract mistakes construction attorneys are making right now.
Examine modifications you should be making to AIA Contract Documents.
Safeguard clients against current indemnification, insurance, and additional insured pitfalls.
Learn how to ensure electronic signatures and contracts are binding.
The Most Litigated Provisions in Construction Contracts
Construction Case Law Updates and Lessons for Drafting
Drafting and Negotiation Mistakes Attorneys Are Making Right Now
Termination Clauses and Dispute Resolution
Indemnification Provisions, Insurance, and Additional Insureds 2023
Scope of Work, Price, Payment, Time, and Changes Clauses: Building in Protections
Delays, Damages, and Force Majeure Provisions Post-Pandemic
AIA Contracts: Current Documents, Pitfalls, and Changes You Should be Making
E-Signatures and Electronic Contracts: Ensuring Enforceability and Security
Andrew L. Crabtree is the principal of the Law Offices of Andrew L. Crabtree, P.C., where his firm focuses on transactional and litigated real estate, landlord-tenant, construction, and general commercial business matters. Mr. Crabtree has a broad background in residential condominium development and sales in commercial leasing; and represents commercial owners, developers, purchasers and tenants, including a national franchise chain, in commercial leasing, and landlord and tenant matters. He represents businesses and individuals in federal and state trial courts, as well as in arbitrations and before administrative tribunals involving commercial disputes, constitutional claims, partnership and shareholder disputes, breach of contract claims, business torts, unfair competition, employment claims, trade secrets and intellectual property cases. Mr. Crabtree also represents contractors, owners, developers, design professionals municipalities and state agencies relating to public and private construction and development projects, mechanics' liens, commercial lease disputes and landlord-tenant matters. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the Suffolk County Bar Association. Mr. Crabtree earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the State University of New York at Albany; and his J.D. degree from Fordham University Law School.
William G. DesChamps IV is a partner with Parker Poe, where he concentrates his practice on construction and commercial litigation. Mr. DesChamps advises homebuilders, developers, general contractors and owners on a variety of their construction and contract needs. He focuses his practice on complex construction defect litigation, as well as mechanics’ lien and contract disputes, typically involving multifamily and single-family residential dwellings or large commercial properties. Mr. DesChamps earned his B.S. degree from Clemson University and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Charleston School of Law, where he served as articles editor for the CharlestonLaw Review, and was the recipient of multiple CALI Awards. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar, Charleston County Bar Association, and the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association. Mr. DesChamps is admitted to practice in South Carolina.
James M. McMahon is an attorney with CCA Civil, Inc. His practice focuses on construction law and litigation. Mr. McMahon is a member of the New Jersey State, New York State, and Massachusetts bar associations; the New Jersey State Bar Association's Construction Law Section; and the Federal District courts of New Jersey, New York, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. He is also an active member of the New Jersey Association of General Contractors and the New Jersey Utility and Transportation Contractors Association, serving on the Association's Legislative Affairs Committee. Mr. McMahon earned his B.A. and B.S. degrees from Boston College and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School.
Gregory A. Thompson a litigation and construction group partner at Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, is experienced across multiple industries, with a concentration on the construction and manufacturing sectors. He has successfully pursued and defended multi-million-dollar claims involving delays, extra and changed work, and construction defects on both public and private projects. Mr. Thompson regularly represents general contractors, construction managers, sureties, specialty subcontractors, and suppliers. He is honored as an Ohio Super Lawyers® 2022 Rising Star and by Best Lawyers as Ones to Watch. Mr. Thompson earned his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Akron School of Law in 2012.
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