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A ConsensusDocs Partner Webinar: 10 Risk Management Maxims That Will Change Your Approach to Project Delivery
March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Do you need help managing risk and delivering successful projects in the construction industry? We’ll explore the key factors contributing to a successful project delivery process and highlight the risk management maxims that can help maximize your chances of success.
Speakers: Christopher Brasco, Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald LLP; Jeffrey Katz, The Vertex Cos. LLC; John Sebastian, Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald LLP
Drawing on our years of experience as litigators in the construction industry, we will share stories from troubled projects and discuss common risks encountered on every project. We will provide guidance on how to proactively identify and mitigate these risks, as well as preventative measures that can be taken to avoid potential pitfalls down the line.
As a current ABC member, you will receive $20 off your registration rate using the code w23q1abc upon checkout.
Meet the Speakers:
Christopher Brasco has more than 30 years of experience untangling complex liability knots on high-profile construction projects across the globe, and is uniquely qualified to protect his clients’ bottom-line interests by crafting solutions that appreciate the varied perspectives and issues affecting their projects. He continues to sharpen his knowledge by lecturing nationally to leading industry groups on the risk-shifting trends and claims pricing developments that inspire breakthrough project-solving.
Jeffrey Katz is an executive vice president at VERTEX, where he leads the contract claims practice. He is a professional engineer who has been retained as an expert or consultant on large files across North America. Katz has prepared claims and expert reports and provided testimony on behalf of owners, contractors, subcontractors and sureties on delay and schedule impacts; productivity claims; quantum/damages; standard of care; project completion costs; unforeseen conditions; design issues; overpayment; construction defects and more on a variety of project types.
John Sebastian joined Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald in 2013 as the managing partner of the firm’s new Chicago office. He focuses his practice primarily in the areas of surety bond, construction and commercial litigation. With an undergraduate degree in construction engineering technology, and a wealth of practice experience in house and in private practice, he is well-equipped to both counsel and protect construction industry clients in their challenging legal matters.