Services

Contracts

My contracting philosophy is to identify the client’s position, state it clearly, and state it once.  My approach is to eliminate inconsistencies and avoid language that could create ambiguity or foster miscommunication. A set of coordinated c… Read More

Project Performance

A large portion of my practice is providing an advisory role for ongoing construction project issues. The goal may be to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. Or it may be to position the client in dealing with a protracted or sticky problem. My… Read More

Project Communications

Construction projects can go off the rails because of poor – or inadequate, misleading or inappropriate –  communications. I write for a living, and one of the ways I assist clients is to structure and prepare appropriate project communications… Read More

Claims and Disputes

Not every issue gets resolved during the course of a construction project. The amount at stake may be too high, or project relationships and communications may have broken down, or an accident or catastrophe may have forced the parties into their res… Read More

Neutral Services

If you are looking for an experienced construction industry arbitrator, please consider my services. I started arbitrating cases for the American Arbitration Association in 1993. For more than 20 years I was on the AAA Construction Industry Arbitrati… Read More

Project Delivery

Structuring the method of procuring and delivering design and construction services is a critical first step of every project. I have been involved in advising capital facility owners on project delivery options for more than 20 years. Going back to… Read More