Construction Contract Law from Start to Finish (2024 Edition)

Michael R. Hogue
Michael R. Hogue | Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Michael R. Hogue is a shareholder in the Las Vegas, San Francisco, and San Diego locations of the law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Live Video-Broadcast: June 27, 2024
Construction Contract Law from Start to Finish (2024 Edition)

$195.00 2 hour CLE

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Program Summary

Attendees, including construction professionals and legal practitioners, will gain comprehensive knowledge about the inherent risks involved in construction projects and learn strategic approaches to mitigate these risks through meticulous drafting and negotiation of construction contracts. The course will delve into best practices for creating robust contracts and effective negotiation techniques to safeguard against common pitfalls. Moreover, participants will explore practical methods for managing and resolving contract termination issues, ensuring they are well-prepared to handle and prevent potential disputes. This CLE program aims to equip attendees with the necessary tools and insights to navigate the complexities of construction law confidently and effectively.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Inherent Risks in the Construction Process
  • Proper Drafting and Negotiation of Construction Contracts
  • Key Provisions to Prevent Disputes and Provide Remedies
  • Termination Issues and Effective Ways to Deal with Them

Date / Time: June 27, 2024

  • 1:00 pm – 3:10 pm Eastern
  • 12:00 Pm – 2:10 pm Central
  • 11:00 am – 1:10 Pm Mountain
  • 10:00 am – 12:10 Pm Pacific

Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Michael R. Hogue_myLawCLEMichael R. Hogue | Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Michael R. Hogue is a shareholder in the Las Vegas, San Francisco, and San Diego locations of the law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP. He maintains a multi-disciplinary practice serving the construction, commercial real estate, hospitality, sports & gaming, digital infrastructure, aviation, and financial services industries, where Mr. Hogue represents a broad cross-section of clients in transactions, disputes and restructuring bankruptcy matters. In his construction and commercial real estate practice, Mr. Hogue focuses particularly on medium and large-scale residential, commercial, mixed-use, stadium/arena, data center, transportation, energy, and industrial projects.

He represents parties at all stages of the real estate development life cycle, from initial design and contract negotiation through pre- and post-completion dispute resolution and litigation, as well as restructuring and bankruptcy for stalled projects. Mr. Hogue has represented large commercial owners and developers in real estate and construction litigation in both state and federal court as well as arbitrations, including claims for breach of contract, fraud, delay claims, negligence, defective design, failure to inspect, and construction defects. He regularly advises developers and contractors on regulatory and licensing issues, particularly in California and Nevada. Mr. Hogue also advises on trademark, copyright, trade dress and trade secret matters.

He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. degree from Seton Hall University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in California and Nevada.

Agenda

I. Inherent Risks in the Construction Process | 1:00pm – 1:30pm

  • Common risks
  • Case studies of risk impact

II. Proper Drafting and Negotiation of Construction Contracts | 1:30pm – 2:00pm

  • Best practices in contract drafting
  • Techniques for effective negotiation
  • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them

Break | 2:00pm – 2:10pm

III. Key Provisions to Prevent Disputes and Provide Remedies | 2:10pm – 2:40pm

  • Critical clauses to include in contracts
  • Mechanisms for dispute resolution
  • Examples of successful implementations

IV. Termination Issues and Effective Ways to Deal with Them | 2:40pm – 3:10pm

  • Legal grounds for termination
  • Steps for a smooth termination process
  • Handling post-termination disputes