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Patrick Howell Appears on “Construction Defect, The Road to a Smooth Resolution” Webinar Hosted by ASCEND

Becker’s Patrick Howell appeared as a panelist in the webinar, “Construction Defect, The Road to a Smooth Resolution.” Hosted by ASCEND, the webinar focused on advice from industry experts on how to identify a construction defect and how to assist your community and association members through it all. Watch the Replay.

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“Top 10 Mistakes Contractors Make by Growing Too Quickly,” Construction Executive

Leading into the COVID-19 crisis, the economy was booming—and it will again when we emerge from the pandemic. Although construction companies lead the charge during boom economies, failure to plan for growth can have disastrous consequences. Here are the top 10 mistakes contracting firms make by growing without deliberate planning. Disorganized Accounting Develop a system […]

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Scott Marcus Appears on “Mayday Mayday: Contractual Issues Amidst a Pandemic” Webinar

Becker Shareholder Scott Marcus joined Benjamin Sens from BOSS Construction Group for a live webinar entitled “Mayday Mayday: Contractual Issues Amidst a Pandemic.” In the webinar streamed on Facebook, Scott shared his expertise on contractual issues and what industry leaders can expect through COVID-19. Watch the replay here.

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“Building a Project During the Pandemic? Here’s What You Should Know,” South Florida Business Journal

Construction projects have slowed in South Florida as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. As workers are deciding to stay home, supply chain problems arise and developers are hitting the pause button, Becker hosted a virtual webinar “Construction, Contractors, and COVID-19” to discuss these concerns. Led by Becker Shareholder Lee Weintraub, the panel included Janice Oliva, controller […]

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“COVID-19: Key Considerations for Privately Owned Construction Projects,” Practical Law

The spread of the Novel Coronavirus has motivated state and local governments to mandate reduced operations or business closings across the country. Owners of private construction projects and their contractors, managers, subcontractors, and suppliers have been left scrambling to understand their rights and liabilities. Becker’s Claramargaret Groover discusses contractual and practical considerations for construction projects […]

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Webinar: Construction, Contractors and COVID-19 Webinar

Join us for a candid discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on construction projects throughout Florida and, on a broader scale nationally. Speakers share insight from differing industry perspectives including from the viewpoint of an attorney, contractor, and insurance professional. Click here to view webinar now. Moderator: Lee Weintraub Shareholder Becker Construction Law and Litigation […]

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Becker’s Construction Practice Receives Top Band 1 Recognition in 2020 Chambers USA Guide

April 23, 2020 – The 2020 edition of Chambers USA has once again recognized Becker with a top billing Band 1 ranking in its Florida Construction category. The esteemed guide has recognized Becker’s Construction Law & Litigation Practice every year since it began publishing its global law firm rankings. The publication notes that the firm […]

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COVID-19: Key Considerations for Privately Owned Construction Projects

The evolving 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is creating uncertainty for privately owned construction projects. Concerns started with the potential impact to the construction supply chain when COVID-19 was first identified and started to spread in Asia. Now that it has reached the US shores, the myriad social distancing guidance and mandatory stay-at-home and […]

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“Public Construction Projects Suffer Fallout of COVID-19,” Construction Executive

With the pandemic impacting the construction industry, hundreds of millions of dollars of public construction revenues are at stake. Those impacted need to analyze their contractual rights and responsibilities immediately. Government construction projects forced or anticipated to shut down may result in the termination of a contract or contracts. Becker Shareholder Mark Stempler offers hard-hitting […]

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“A New Coronavirus Threat: Sidelined Subcontractors,” ConstructionDive

According to panelists in the Associated General Contractors of New York State webinar last week, it’s not just the coronavirus that poses a threat to the construction industry. Another factor impacting general contractors​ is a lack of available specialty contractors, which could be devastating to the industry. Employees at some specialty firms have been exposed to […]

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