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  • October 15
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

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Understanding the Construction Bidding Process

October 15

Understand the preparation and submission of bids to maximize the likelihood of bid success and to avoid the many pitfalls.

Construction law attorneys, John Darling and Aaron J. Flores, present this topic which provides a comprehensive, yet practical, summary of the public and private construction bidding process. Topics covered include the mechanics of construction bidding, differences between public and private bidding, public policies affecting the bidding procedure, competitive low bidding and alternative procurement methods, prequalification, bid responsiveness and bidder responsibility, the Subletting and Subcontracting Fair Practices Act, common bidding mistakes and how to correct them, bid protests and responsibility hearings, and contract award.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to explain the mechanics of construction bidding.
  • You will be able to identify differences between public and private bidding.
  • You will be able to review bidder responsibility.
  • You will be able to recognize bidding mistakes and withdrawal.

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Agenda

Overview

The Mechanics of Construction Bidding

Differences Between Public and Private Bidding

Prequalification

Brand Names or Equal

Bid Responsiveness

Bidder Responsibility

Subletting and Subcontracting Fair Practices Act, aka The Subcontractor Listing Law

Bidding Mistakes and Withdrawal

Bidder Preferences

Bid Protests

Contract Award

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Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for construction and project managers, attorneys, engineers, architects, presidents, vice presidents, contractors, subcontractors, developers, contract managers, purchasing professionals, government officials and accountants.

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Faculty

John Darling, Esq.

John Darling, Esq.

Hunt Ortmann Palffy Nieves Darling & Mah, Inc.

  • Shareholder of Hunt Ortmann Palffy Nieves Darling & Mah, Inc., a top-tier construction and commercial litigation firm in Pasadena
  • Senior commercial litigator with a nationwide practice focused on the resolution of construction and commercial real estate conflicts and on complex business litigation across numerous industry groups and business sectors
  • Tried more than 100 cases throughout California and the United States, and is equally adept at alternative dispute resolution proceedings
  • Experience in the construction industry allows him to help clients assess damage and manage risk while crafting a path forward
  • Listed as a Super Lawyer by Law and Politics magazine and a Best Lawyer by Woodward/White, Inc.
  • Achieved the highest rating with Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Regularly keynotes seminars and lectures on construction law topics and has written numerous publications
  • J.D. degree, McGeorge School of Law, University of The Pacific; B.A. degree, University of New Mexico
  • Can be contacted at 626-440-5200 or [email protected]
Aaron J. Flores

Aaron J. Flores

Hunt Ortmann Palffy Nieves Darling & Mah, Inc.

  • Shareholder with Hunt Ortmann Palffy Nieves Darling & Mah, Inc.
  • Handles matters involving regulatory and licensing compliance, public and private bidding, construction contracts, change orders, claims, scheduling, and construction defects
  • Represents businesses and public agencies in all sectors of the construction industry, including heavy industrial, transportation, infrastructure, architectural and engineering, commercial, retail, and residential
  • Frequent speaker at construction industry organizations on the issues of construction contracts, payment remedies, contractor licensing, insurance, and risk management
  • Selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Start 2017-2019
  • J.D. degree, Trinity Law School; B.A. degree, California Baptist University
  • Can be contacted at 626-440-5200 or [email protected]
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