Construction Contract Negotiation Techniques:
Key Strategies to Reduce Your Risk
Ira M. Schulman, Pepper Hamilton LLP
The preparation of a comprehensive construction contract is the best protection against time-consuming and costly construction claims and dispute resolution. Construction projects succeed or fail as a direct result of terms and conditions in the contract. Parties to the contract, including owners, contractors/construction managers and subcontractors, each have distinct, and often conflicting, interests in the form and substance of the contract.
This 90-minute recording program will help you better understand and evaluate the risks associated with the commercial terms and conditions typically found in all construction contracts. Learn how to protect the assets of your company by lessening or eliminating commercial risk through successful negotiation of a contract’s commercial terms and conditions, and help you negotiate a fair and balanced construction contract.
View this 90-minute recording to learn how to:
- Utilize key contract clauses and modifications to reduce your risk
- Describe professional services contracts
- Explain lump sum, cost-plus and GMP contracts
- Identify key issues in change orders, delay claims and insurance
- Review dispute resolution clauses
- AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!
|Ira M. Schulman|
Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
Ira M. Schulman is a partner in the Construction Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the New York office. Mr. Schulman has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of construction law with an emphasis on all forms of dispute resolution and contract negotiation. Primarily representing owners - both public and private, contractors, subcontractors, sureties and school districts - he has tried numerous complex construction disputes in jury and bench trials in state and federal courts and before arbitration panels. He also has participated in many mediations and has successfully represented clients with construction contract award issues before various city agencies. Additionally, Mr. Schulman has an active transactional practice and is regularly called upon by owners and contractors to draft construction contracts and agreements.
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