Smith, Currie & Hancock's Federal Government Construction Contracts is the Federal law companion to the bestselling guide to construction law for non-lawyers. This book serves as an easy-to-understand guide to the practical reality of federal laws, regulations and practices, and how AEC firms can use them to their advantage by avoiding pitfalls and bidding successfully on projects.
- Includes sample provisions from modern Federal Government construction contracts.Clauses and regulations unique to various Federal agencies are highlighted throughout
- Helpful "points to remember" summarize important concepts at the end of each chapter, and useful checklists help in making use of the concepts in practice
- Same plain-English coverage of construction law that made Common Sense Construction Law a bestseller in three editions
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About the Author
Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr., Lead Editor, is Senior Partner with Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP and Editor of Common Sense Construction Law, Third Edition.
Thomas E. Abernathy IV, Coeditor, is a Partner with Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP and a past chair, American Bar Association, Section of Public Contract Law.
Hubert J. Bell, Jr., Coeditor, is a Partner with Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP and a past chair, American Bar Association, Section of Public Contract Law.
Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP, founded in 1965 and with offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Charlotte, North Carolina; Tallahassee and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Washington, D.C., has nationally recognized practices in the areas of construction law, government contracts, and environmental law. The firm represents clients in all fifty states, as well as Mexico, Canada, and South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
Table of Contents
1 Federal Government Contracts and Commercial Contracts: A Brief Comparison.
2 Authority to Bind the Government, Contract Financing, and Payment.
3 Contract Formation.
4 Contract Types.
5 Socioeconomic Policies.
6 Government Contract Interpretation.
7 Differing Site Conditions.
8 Contract Changes.
9 Delays, Suspension, and Acceleration.
10 Inspection, Acceptance, Commissioning, and Warranties.
11 Contract Terminations.
14 Project Documentation Techniques.
15 Contract Claims and Disputes.
16 Federal Grants for Public Construction Contracts.