Formal Mediation

By Christopher S. Drewry Mediation can be a successful tool in resolving many different types of cases, but in the context of construction disputes utilizing...

Construction Claims

By Aman Kahlon When negotiating a complex change order or preparing to litigate a claim, calculating actual recoverable costs incurred can be a difficult exercise....

Compensable Time

By Christopher Scott D'Angelo The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced that it reached a settlement and the entry of a Consent Order with...

“As-Built” Documents

By William S. Thomas  Current versions of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) family of contracts address responsibility for preparation of project documentation which reflects...

Know Your Contracts

By Danielle Waltz and Alexis Hailpern “Except in the middle of a battlefield, nowhere must men coordinate the movement of other men and all materials...

Concurrent Delays

By Aman Kahlon A delay is “concurrent” is a delay to the critical path of the project caused by multiple events not exclusively controlled by one...

Droning On

By Christopher S. Drewry and Jeffrey M. Kraft Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)—more commonly referred to as drones—have seen rapid growth in use across a variety...

Unifying the Field

By William S. Thomas Over 100 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the landmark Spearin case (248 U.S. 132 (U.S. 1918)), affirming a contractors’...

Change Orders

By Aman Kahlon It is the rare construction project that is completed without any change in the work. In most sophisticated construction projects, the contractual...

Evaluation Disputes

By Nicholas T. Solosky The Contract Disputes Act (CDA) creates the framework for handling “claims” against the government on Federal contracts. Contract claims most commonly...