Construction Dispute Resolution provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on best practices for working with clients to successfully resolve construction disputes. Featuring partners from some of the nation's leading law firms, this book guides the reader through the latest issues and developments in construction law and offers strategies for navigating the dispute resolution process. These top lawyers walk through the various methods for resolving disputes, weighing the benefits and costs of litigation versus alternative dispute resolution. Additionally, these experts offer tips for understanding client needs, drafting contracts, and overcoming challenges that may arise. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts around the keys to navigating this ever-evolving area of law.
Inside the Minds provides readers with proven business and legal intelligence from leading C-Level executives and lawyers. Each chapter offers thought leadership and expert analysis on an industry, profession, or topic, providing a future-oriented perspective and proven strategies for success. Each author has been selected based on their experience and C-Level standing within the business and legal communities.
1. Terrence L. Brookie, Member, Frost Brown Todd LLC - "Changing Trends in Construction Law and Their Effects on Disputes"
2. Soni Mithani, Senior Principal, Miller Canfield Paddock and Stone PLC - "The Construction Dispute Resolution Process: The Benefits of Litigation as Opposed to Arbitration"
3. Russell C. Atchley and Jeremy T. Fitzpatrick, Partners, Kutak Rock LLP - "Understanding the Client's Goals and Issues in Construction Disputes"
4. Roger M. Hughes, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP - "Analyzing and Negotiating Today's Construction Disputes"
5. Jeffrey L. Alitz, Shareholder, LeClairRyan PC - "Helping Clients Understand the New Realities of Construction Litigation"
6. Jeffrey W. King, Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP - "Waivers of Liability: Are They Worth the Paper They Are Written On?"
Appendix: "The Day of Designer Alternative Dispute Resolution Provisions Has Arrived"