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Planning For, and Defending Against, Public Works’ Contractor Claims in California

Please join Eric Firstman, Chair of Meyers Nave’s Public Contracts Practice and Construction and Facilities Practice, and Meyers Nave Of Counsel Doug McManamon for a webinar that is designed to help those involved in public works construction plan for, and defend, common contractor claims in California. The webinar will provide a foundational review of public works projects from procurement to dispute resolution, an update on the current status of California law, and practical considerations for project owners and managers. The presenters will review common claims raised on public works projects, and recommend strategies for managing those claims to help place public agencies in the best position to resolve the matter informally or to ultimately prevail in litigation. The webinar is approved for MCLE and AIA credit.

The webinar will cover the following topics:

Procurement and Planning

  • Understanding Procurement Options
  • Impacts of Utilizing Contractor Prequalification Requirements
  • Managing Risk through Contract Terms

Managing Claims During the Project

  • Identifying Common Claims and How to Minimize Them
  • Utilizing Contract Claims Procedures to Manage and Reduce Claims
  • Best Contract Administration Practices Geared Toward Claims Management

Recognizing and Remedying Claims During Closeout

  • Utilizing Guarantees and Warranties to Minimize Potential Claims
  • Potential Impacts of Contract Termination
  • Dealing With (Lingering) Stop Notice Claims
  • Managing Available Dispute Resolution Options

Date: Tuesday, October 17
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PST
Register: Please click here to register for the webinar on the Lorman Education Services website. Please use code N2331150 for a 50% discount available to Meyers Nave clients and professional contacts. The discount code field is located on the first page of Checkout.