Entries by Construction

The Mid-Winter CLE is Just Around the Corner!

By Jonathan Massell As the robot in Lost in Space would say, “Danger, Will Robinson.” However, this alert is not about a warning to a pioneering family of space colonists.  Rather, it is a warning to you, as a member of the Construction Law Section, that the deadline for this year’s Mid-Winter CLE is fast […]

Construction Law Section Nominations

To all Section members: As chair of the Section’s Nominations Committee, I am pleased to invite your nominations for the next class of at-large members of the Section’s Council as well as for the Evelyn M. Coman Award for Distinguished Service in the Field of Construction Law.

How To Handle Construction Cost Escalations Due To Tariffs and Other Market Forces

By Jeffrey M. Reichard Over the past year, the imposition of tariffs on foreign goods and potential trade wars have caused prices for various construction materials to increase dramatically. Current tariffs affecting the construction industry include tariffs on steel, aluminum, Canadian lumber and a plethora of Chinese imports, while the threat of a trade war […]