Trade Contractors, Worker Safety, Indemnity, and COVID-19
What does project progress look like in the face of a pandemic.
Most project owners, construction managers and general contractors are finding themselves struggling to find ways to continue forward progress on their projects while dealing with social distancing and stay-at-home orders from governmental authorities. However, trade contractors are looking at this pandemic in a different light. This white paper reviews how some workers and subcontractors have joined in the clamor to continue working, while trade contractors are looking at the significant risk in working during the pandemic.
Partner in the New York office of Greenspoon Marder LLP
Concentrates her practice on construction industry matters, including contract preparation, mediation, litigation, suretyship, bid protests, appeals, and arbitration
Extensive experience in litigation of construction disputes for public works and buildings in both the public and private sectors
Experienced mediator and is on the New York County Supreme Court Commercial Division Roster of Volunteer Mediators and the American Arbitration Association’s Roster of Construction Industry Arbitrators
Former President of the New York County Lawyers’ Association, former Vice President of the New York State Bar Association for the 1st Judicial Department, and member of the New York Building Congress, GCA New York, SCL North America, CLSA, ABA, New York State Bar Association and New York County Lawyers Association
Frequent speaker and author on topics relating to Construction Law
J.D., The Catholic University of America School of Law; B.A., Grinnell College