WPL Publishing Co. is committed to creating high-value content, training and events for construction owners, contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, attorneys, consultants and others in the construction field. Founded in 2003 by its CEO Paul Levin, WPL Publishing Co.'s mission is to provide valuable news and insight on the construction industry surrounding legal issues, green building, project controls, building information modeling, scheduling, contract documents and project management.
Best known for its Construction Claims Advisor and Construction Claims Monthly newsletters, WPL Publishing Co. now produces more than 100 expert-led online training webinars each year, including the BIM Roadmap annual series, Lost Productivity Claims, Construction Scheduling for Profit, Green Building Best Practices, Design-Build Case Law, and more -- all intended to help constructors thrive in today's challenging construction environment.
ConstructionPro Network was created to bring together content and training from WPL Publishing Co.'s multiple product lines into one comprehensive resource available online 24/7. Nowhere else can you find, at your fingertips, a collection of more than 1,500 construction dispute court cases and bid protest decisions, thousands of informative articles about all aspects of the construction industry, dozens of online training programs you can use to train your entire team, special reports that will provide answers to many of your questions, and much more.
Pubishing Team & Executive Leadership
Paul Levin, President of WPL has published, written and contributed to numerous newsletters, magazines and publications including Construction Contract Claims and Changes & Dispute Resolution. He possesses a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland and Masters degree in Engineering Administration from George Washington University. Mr. Levin has worked as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and served as a Senior Consultant with Revay & Associates. specializing in scheduling, cost control, dispute resolution and project management oversight for owners and contractors. For a more detailed bio and list of publications authored by Mr. Levin, click here.
Patricia (Patti) M. Wysocki, Vice President, Education & Training, has helped WPL Publishing Co. build its highly acclaimed webinar and training program over the past six years. Prior to joining WPL, Patti was the executive director of the Specialized Information Publishers Association where she worked for 23 years. During her tenure, she lectured extensively across the U.S., Canada and Europe on specialized-information publishing topics, and attended more specialized-information publishing conferences and seminars than any other person. From this experience she was able to share what she learned from the hundreds of incredible publishers she met along the way by authoring The Ultimate Guide to Newsletter & Specialized-Information Publishing. Patti has served on the Specialized Information Publishers Foundation board for the past six years, was its president from 2009-2010, and is currently its secretary/treasurer. She has been inducted into the Hall of Fame of both the Specialized Information Publishers Association and its Foundation. Prior to joining SIPA, Patti was the controller and treasurer of two different non-profit associations.
Bruce Jervis, Esq, Legal Editor, is the founding editor of Construction Claims Monthly and its sole editor from 1979 to 2006. He is a licensed attorney with more than 30 years experience in the construction law field. He previously represented contractors, subcontractors and sureties while with the Portland, Maine, law firm of Amerling & Burns. He is the founding editor of Construction Claims Citator and Federal Contract Disputes. He also co- authored the book Construction Law: Principles and Practice, published by the McGraw-Hill Book Co.
Steve Rizer, Editor, is the editor for the ConstructionPro Week newsletter for WPL Publishing Co., Inc.’s ConstructionPro Network website. He brings more than 20 years of journalistic experience to the publication, having written and edited thousands of news articles for several publishers within metropolitan Washington, D.C. During his three years with WPL, he has interviewed hundreds of top public- and private-sector officials from across the global construction community about green buildings, project controls, and other subjects, always striving to present fair and unbiased coverage to his readership. He earned his B.S. in Speech Communication at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., in 1989.
Kati Fritz, Customer Service Manager, has over two-dozen years working for trade association membership organizations in the Washington, DC area.
Elizabeth Weiss, Marketing Coordinator, has been a social media and marketing consultant for small business in the DC-Maryland area since 2010.