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How to Leverage ConsensusDocs Standard Contracts to Your Benefit and Keep Ahead of the Curve

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How to Leverage ConsensusDocs Standard Contracts to Your Benefit and Keep Ahead of the Curve
Presented by:
Phil Beck & Brian Perlberg

Design and construction contracts set the foundation for a construction project’s success. Case law, technology and insurance have changed dramatically over the past 10 years. ConsensusDocs, a coalition of 40 leading construction organizations that include AGC, ABC and COAA, recently published comprehensive updates to its general terms and conditions, prime contracts with integrated terms and general conditions and subcontracts.


This recorded webinar addresses how the 2017 ConsensusDocs updates reflect industry changes impacting payment, insurance, terminations, indemnification, mediation and arbitration and avoiding fiduciary duty. Industry experts highlight the most significant changes and strategize how you can leverage contract negotiations on specific provisions or in using the 2017 editions of ConsensusDocs standard documents.


Watch this information-packed program to:


  • Review recent changes to the ConsensusDocs standard contracts
  • Gain a better understanding of why changes were needed to existing contracts to reflect today’s construction industry
  • Be prepared to protect your next construction project with new contract tools
  • And much, much more!
Who Will Benefit?

This webinar is a must if you’re a public or private owner, construction manager, contractor, subcontractor, architect or engineer.

This event features key insights from our knowledgeable construction experts:

Philip E. Beck is a partner in the Atlanta, Georgia office of Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP. His practice focuses on construction law, government contracts and commercial litigation. Phil is experienced with a broad range of construction issues, problems, and disputes. His experience includes representing clients on a wide range of public and private construction projects throughout the United States and abroad. He has drafted and reviewed thousands of design and construction contracts on behalf of owner, developer, general contractor, subcontractor, supplier, architect/engineer, consultant, surety, design/builder, and construction manager clients. Phil is also an experienced arbitrator and mediator of construction claims and disputes.

Brian Perlberg is Executive Director & Senior Counsel for ConsensusDocs, a coalition of 40 leading construction organizations dedicated to drafting best practice construction contracts. Mr. Perlberg is the lead staff person responsible for the content of ConsensusDocs 100+ standard contracts that guide the A/E/C industry. He is also in-house counsel for the AGC of America for all construction law and contract matters. In addition, Mr. Perlberg serves on the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry Steering Committee for the Contract Documents, National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee (NCDRC) of the Arbitration Association of America (AAA), the Construction SuperConference Board, and WPL Publishing Advisory Board.

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