Jenner & Block

"The Fundamentals of Construction Contracts," Lorman Education Services Seminar, Chicago, IL

Twelve Jenner & Block attorneys will speak at a Lorman Education Services seminar entitled, “The Fundamentals of Construction Contracts,” to be held August 17 at the Hilton Towers Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, which will address the key legal issues that arise in any construction project.  Partner Joseph G. Bisceglia, Chair of the Firm’s Construction Law Practice, will serve as moderator and faculty chair of the seminar.

8:30 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
Partners Donald S. Horvath and Jeffrey L. Richman will serve as panelists at a session entitled, “AIA Contract Documents: An Overview,” which will address the AIA format and customizing the AIA Contract. 

9:10 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
Partner Anthony C. Porcelli and Associate Anders C. Wick will serve as panelists at a session entitled, “Key Construction Contract Provisions – Part I,” which will address the scope of work, payment provisions, changes and extras, site inspection clauses, and changed conditions. 

10:20 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
Associates Terence G. Banich II and Robert J. Blazejowski will serve as panelists at a session entitled, “Key Construction Contract Provisions – Part II,” which will discuss timing, avoiding damages for delay, “no lien” provisions, liquidating damages, suspension, and assignability.

11:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Associates Daniel C. McMurtrie and John R. Storino will serve as panelists at a session entitled, “Key Construction Contract Provisions – Part III,” which will discuss termination, notice requirements, waivers and disclaimers, arbitration, and flow down provisions.

1:20 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Partner Gregory M. Boyle and Associate Thomas P. Monroe will speak at a session entitled, “Risk Shifting: Contract Provisions and Insurance.” 

2:20 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
Associates Terence G. Banich II and Thomas P. Monroe will address “Surety Bonds.” 

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Associate Brian H. Meldrum will speak at a session entitled, “Bankruptcy: Executory Contracts,” which will provide an overview of bankruptcy and discuss assumption, assignment and rejection of executory contracts, as well as bankruptcy considerations in contract provisions. 

For more information or to register, please click here to visit the seminar website.