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Representing General Contractors

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Join your distinguished colleagues Ms. Jessica Sabbath of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Mr. Greg Smith of Smith Gambrell Russell, and Mr. Jim Eshleman of Redcon Consulting for an engaging and insightful discussion on essential considerations related to the representation of general contractors. During this session these highly experienced practitioners will discuss key topics including: *Strategies commonly employed by general contractors during the contract negotiation phase. *Essential contract terms and provisions that must be skillfully negotiated upfront. *How legal counsel and consultants can provide value even after the contract has been executed. *How general contractors tend to address incurred risks throughout the construction phase. Additionally, the lecturers will delve into the intricacies of working with general contractors when projects encounter challenges. From instances of distress to claims and dispute resolution, these experts will share with you how to protect your client's interest while navigating legal complexities. The panelists, having represented both general contractors and owners, are prepared to share insights from both perspectives during the life of a construction contract. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and enhance your understanding of general contractor representation. Mark your calendars to attend this informative session and network with your peers and colleagues. The Society of Construction Law North America would like to thank McDermott Will & Emery LLP and Berkeley Research Group for sponsoring this event.

 

Join your distinguished colleagues Ms. Jessica Sabbath of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Mr. Greg Smith of Smith Gambrell Russell, and Mr. Jim Eshleman of Redcon Consulting for an engaging and insightful discussion on essential considerations related to the representation of general contractors. During this session these highly experienced practitioners will discuss key topics including:

*Strategies commonly employed by general contractors during the contract negotiation phase.
*Essential contract terms and provisions that must be skillfully negotiated upfront.
*How legal counsel and consultants can provide value even after the contract has been executed.
*How general contractors tend to address incurred risks throughout the construction phase.

Additionally, the lecturers will delve into the intricacies of working with general contractors when projects encounter challenges. From instances of distress to claims and dispute resolution, these experts will share with you how to protect your client's interest while navigating legal complexities. The panelists, having represented both general contractors and owners, are prepared to share insights from both perspectives during the life of a construction contract.  

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and enhance your understanding of general contractor representation. Mark your calendars to attend this informative session and network with your peers and colleagues. 

The Society of Construction Law North America would like to thank McDermott Will & Emery LLP and Berkeley Research Group for sponsoring this event.

When
June 12th, 2024 from  5:30 PM EDT to  7:30 PM EDT
Location
1180 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 3350
Atlanta, GA 30309
United States
Contact
Phone: 404-260-8557
Mobile: 504-296-6060
Event Fee(s)
SCL NA Member $0.00
Non SCL NA Member $25.00
Event data
Event timezone Atlanta, Georgia
Speaker information (for public page) Ms. Jessica Sabbath of McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Mr. Greg Smith of Smith Gambrell Russell
Mr. Jim Eshleman of Redcon Consulting
Regional director and event organizer name and contact Caleb Sturm, csturm@thinkbrg.com, 404-520-2569
Presenters' name, company and email addresses Jessica Sabbath, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, jsabbath@mwe.com
Greg Smith, Smith Gambrell Russell, gsmith@sgrlaw.com
Jim Eshleman, Redcon Consulting, jeshleman@redconconsulting.com
Region US: Southeast (AL, GA, SC, NC, TN, KY, MS)
CLE Credits Offered? Yes
PDH Credits Offered? No
Interactive Session? Yes
Handouts? No
Handout (PDF)
Flyer (PDF) 24_04_09_Legal_Representation_for_the_General_Contractor_DRAFT_v3_FINAL_for_Flyer.pdf
Venue name Office of McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Cost to rent the venue 0
Cost related to drinks/food (if any) $250
Are you charging the participants? If yes, how much for SCL-NA members and non-members? Yes - $0 for SCL NA Members; $25 for Non-SCL NA Members.
Do you have sponsors for this event? If yes, please provide the details of the source and amounts of sponsorship. Yes. McDermott Will & Emery LLP is providing the venue/facilities free of charge and the food/appetizers. Berkeley Research Group is providing beverages.