Justin Sweet is the John H. Boalt Professor of Law, Emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley. Born and raised in Wisconsin, he attended the University of Wisconsin, where he received a B.A., phi beta kappa, in literature in 1951 and an LL.B. in 1953. He was note editor for the "Law Review" and Order of the Coif. After serving on the staff of the attorney general of Wisconsin, he was in the Judge-Advocate General's Corps and later practiced in Milwaukee. He joined the Boalt faculty in 1958, where he taught Contracts, Construction Law, and Insurance until the early 1990s. Sweet was a visiting professor at the University of Rome (as a Fulbright Lecturer), Hebrew University, University of Leuven in Belgium, Osgoode Hall in Canada, Tel-Aviv University, and the University of Fribourg.
Marc M. Schneier is the Editor of "Construction Litigation Reporter" published by Thomson Reuters/West. He writes the nationally distributed Reporter covering the latest and most significant developments in construction law. Published 11 times each year, it consists of case law summaries coupled with critical analysis of the opinions, and includes occasional articles submitted by construction law practitioners. Mr. Schneier received his J.D. in 1981 from the University of California, Davis, where he was the recipient of the Bureau of National Affairs Award for academic excellence. After litigation practice in San Francisco, Mr. Schneier became Editor of the Reporter in 1983. Before moving to the Philadelphia area, he was an Adjunct Professor of Construction Law at the University of San Francisco School of Law. In addition to numerous articles, he is the author of "Construction AccidentLaw: A Comprehensive Guide to Legal Liability and Insurance Claims," published in 1999 by the American Bar Association. His website is www.buildinglaw.org.