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Overview:

Construction claims, which typically arise from disagreements, failed obligations, or violations on construction contracts, can be challenging and time-consuming. Failure to effectively manage and resolve such disputes can have a profound effect on a project’s lifecycle and deter good relationship between parties.

In order to reduce the risk of claims and underlying pitfalls, it is essential to have an in-depth understanding of the contract as well as the potential dispute causations. All parties must be proactive in utilizing effective risk mitigation program and dispute resolution methods to avoid further complexities.

In a LIVE Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of construction disputes. Speakers will dig deeper as they present usual causes of disputes and offer risk mitigation techniques and best practices in handling construction disputes.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

  • Construction Disputes: Trends and Statistics
  • Warning Signs of Potential Construction Claims
  • Mitigating the Possibility of Disputes
  • Dispute Resolution Clauses and Methodologies
  • Best Arbitration Practices

Credit:

Course Level:

Intermediate

 

Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials

 

Method of Presentation:

On-demand Webcast (CLE)

 

Prerequisite:

General knowledge of construction law

 

Course Code:

148275

 

NY Category of CLE Credit:

Areas of Professional Practice

 

Total Credits:

2.0 CLE


How to Claim CLE Credits Per State:

https://knowledgewebcasts.com/how-to-claim-cle-credits-per-state/


CLE State Requirements:

https://knowledgewebcasts.com/cle-state-requirements/

Speaker Panel:

Tracy L. McCreight, Partner
Duane Morris LLP

Tracy L. McCreight is a partner in the Austin office of Duane Morris LLP’s Trial practice group.  She practices in all aspects of complex commercial litigation and construction litigation, including contract, real estate, general business and partnership disputes, including pre-litigation dispute resolution. In her construction practice, Ms. McCreight focuses on representing owners in construction defect matters and contract disputes.

Ms. McCreight attended the University of Texas School of Law and received her B.A. from the University of Maryland at College Park.

Roger W. Bradley, Member
Melvin & Melvin, PLLC

Mr. Bradley serves as a Mediator for the American Arbitration Association in commercial matters with construction specialty; as a panel member of Mediators for the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York and on the panel of Neutral Evaluators for the New York State Supreme Court Fifth Judicial District. He has been a Member of the AAA National Panel of Arbitration for both commercial and construction cases for approximately 30 years.

He represents owners, lenders, sureties, contractors and subcontractors and suppliers in virtually every aspect of construction litigation including contract drafting, mechanic’s liens, bond claims, trust fund issues, as well as defending and prosecuting claims for extra work, delay and disruption, and subsurface conditions. He represents and counsels clients on all aspects of dispute resolution.

He has represented clients in multiple cases involving disputes over one million dollars in state and federal courts in New York and other states.

Mr. Bradley serves as a Mediator for the American Arbitration Association in commercial matters with construction specialty; as a panel member of Mediators for the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York and on the panel of Neutral Evaluators for the New York State Supreme Court Fifth Judicial District. He has been a Member of the AAA National Panel of Arbitration for both commercial and construction cases for approximately 30 years.

He represents owners, lenders, sureties, contractors and subcontractors and suppliers in virtually every aspect of construction litigation including contract drafting, mechanic’s liens, bond claims, trust fund issues, as well as defending and prosecuting claims for extra work, delay and disruption, and subsurface conditions. He represents and counsels clients on all aspects of dispute resolution.

He has represented clients in multiple cases involving disputes over one million dollars in state and federal courts in New York and other states.

Steven Nudelman, Partner
Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP

Steve is a partner in the Litigation Department of Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP, where he is a member of the Construction Practice Group. The firm has offices in Woodbridge and Roseland, New Jersey and in New York. Steve concentrates his practice in construction law and represents owners, contractors and design professionals in construction-related claims and disputes. He also represents community associations, unit owners and developers in lawsuits regarding construction defects, budgeting and financing issues and condominium governance. Steve maintains an active transactional practice, negotiating and drafting construction contracts for his clients. He frequently lectures industry groups and bar associations on construction law topics and is the legal columnist for two specialty trade publications, Plumbing Engineer and PHC News. Steve is also an author of the New Jersey Construction Q&A chapter of Practical Law, and the New Jersey chapter of CPI LienLaw Online.

Agenda:

SEGMENT 1:

Roger W. Bradley, Member

Melvin & Melvin, PLLC

  • Arbitration and Mediation

SEGMENT 2:

Tracy L. McCreight, Partner

Duane Morris LLP

  • Contract litigation and litigation strategies/pitfalls

SEGMENT 3:

Steven Nudelman, Partner

Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP

  • Contract provisions and performance relating to COVID-19

Date & Time:

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)

Materials:

Download Course Materials

Who Should Attend:

  • Contractors and Subcontractors
  • Construction Lawyers
  • Construction Industry Professionals
  • Risk Managers
  • Owners of Construction Projects
  • Insurance Lawyers
  • In-house Counsel
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SPEAKERS

Tracy L. McCreightPartner
Duane Morris LLP
Roger W. BradleyMember
Melvin & Melvin, PLLC
Steven NudelmanPartner
Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP

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