How well do you know your contracts? Contractors often focus on work scope believing that other provisions are difficult to negotiate or are fixed. However, all contracts are subject to some negotiation. Even those that are fixed still require attention, especially those that govern the timing of payment, change order requests, additional work directives, monthly releases, claims, delays, and conditions precedent to termination. This session will help to update contractors on the state of relevant contract terms in the industry and how to get paid, when to lien a job or make a bond claim, and how to make sure your billing complies with the contract requirements.
Know your key obligations and key rights on a given project
Protect your rights – notice and creating a record
Understand controlling law · Project location v. choice of law
Analyzing critical contract provisions, including scope of work and avoiding ambiguities; contract documents and flow-down provisions; timing of payments, payment terms and partial releases; change orders and additional work; claims, disputes, and notice; differing site conditions and more
Chair of Construction Group, Shareholder,
Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC