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Legal Contracting Issues Faced by Today's Construction Professional

Understand the principles and specific issues related to construction contracts.

This topic will provide you with the knowledge and practical insight needed to understand the legal and administrative issues associated with construction contracts. The material will include a review of different methods of construction contracting, the relationship between different contracting entities and their responsibilities, basic contract principles and explore specific issues that should be addressed in construction contracts. Discussions will focus on a variety of contract forms including the AIA A201 and clauses, which reflect the most relevant and current issues in the construction industry.

Runtime: 89 minutes
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Agenda

The Basic Relationships Among the Parties to a Construction Project

  • Design-Bid-Build Project Delivery System
  • Multi-Prime Contractors
  • Design-Build Project Delivery System
  • Construction Managers Including Construction Managers at Risk

The Basic Contract Terms

  • Definitions, Obligations and Responsibility of the Contracting Parties
  • Design Intent and Technical Data
  • Contract Modification Provisions Including Change Orders and Time Extensions
  • Payment Obligations and Timing

Essential Terms in a Construction Contract

  • Delays
  • Notice
  • Termination for Cause and Termination for Convenience
  • Disputes Amount Parties and Non-Parties Including Mediation, Arbitration and Litigation

Special Issues of Subcontracts

  • Flow-Down Clause
  • Pay-When-Paid Clauses

Liability of Builders

  • Licensing Issues
  • Negligence
  • Statute of Limitations
  • Warranties
  • Misrepresentation/Fraud/Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices
  • Miscellaneous Provisions
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Michael D. Ganz

Michael D. Ganz

Tunstead & Schechter

  • Partner at Tunstead & Schechter, Jericho, New York
  • Practice consists of general construction litigation and transactional matters, representing contractors, subcontractors, owners, architects, engineers and sureties
  • American Arbitration Association – Construction Panelist
  • Past chairman of New York County Lawyer’s Association – Construction Law Committee
  • Legal counsel to Regional Electrical Contractors Association
  • Lecturer on construction law issues to attorneys, design professionals and contractors
  • Former project engineer for both public and private construction projects with a degree in mechanical engineering representing both owners and contractors
  • J.D. degree, Brooklyn Law School; B.S. degree, mechanical engineering, SUNY at Buffalo
  • Can be contacted at (516) 822-4400 or [email protected]
Jason L. Rothman

Jason L. Rothman

Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP

  • Partner at Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP, Uniondale, New York
  • Practice concentrated in representing owners, contractors, subcontractors, construction managers, design professionals and suppliers in all manner of disputes, litigation and transactional matters
  • Regular lecturer on construction law issues and topics
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, St. John’s University School of Law
  • Can be contacted at (516) 248-1700 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 399819
Published 2017
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