March 2020

How to Handle a Bankruptcy Filing By an Owner or Subcontractor

Given the coming economic turbulence stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, general contractors should be prepared with a plan of action in case a project owner or subcontractor files a bankruptcy petition. This article discusses two issues in that regard wh…

Mitigate Project Impacts Due To Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This publication was featured the in New England Real Estate Journal on 5/15/20. Click here to view.With the outbreak of, continued escalation of and unknowns with respect to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the construction industry must anticipate …

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Quarantine as a Force Majeure Event

Quarantines stemming from the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) are resulting in disruption in the supply chain for manufacturing, storing, transporting, and importing construction materials and construction equipment. Do such quarantines constitute ground…

December 2019

Follow the Money: Interpretation and Evaluation in Forensic Schedule Analysis

Featured in The Construction Lawyer, the Journal of the ABA Forum on Construction Law, 39 WTR Construction Law 15 (Winter 2019).

October 2019

To Protest or Not to Protest: Failure to Acknowledge an Addendum

More and more it seems that no Massachusetts public procurement is complete without some bid error or discrepancy. And because disappointed bidders are constantly looking for ways to invalidate a low bid, the chances are fairly high that they may spot an i…

August 2019

What We Can Learn From International Arbitration to Improve U.S. Domestic Construction Arbitration

Featured in Vol. 13 Issue No. 2 of the Journal of the American College of Construction (Summer 2019).