Speaking Engagement

Getting Paid on California Private and Public Construction Projects - Los Angeles

11/2/2006

Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Office, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
One Century Plaza, Suite 3300
2029 Century Park East
Los Angeles, CA 90067-3063

Program Topics

1. The Contract Documents – It’s Time to Read.

a. Contractual Provisions – The good, the bad, and the ugly.
b. Incorporation of the Prime Contract – A potential hornet’s nest?
c. The Written Contract – Its impact during and after construction.

2. The Construction Process – There is No Time Like the Present.

a. Change Orders Provisions – Be careful what you wish for.
b. Claim Provisions – The clock may be ticking.
c. Stopping Work – You better be right.
d. Stop Notices – The Ultimate Leverage?

3. Completion – Now What Do I Do?

a. Mechanic’s Liens – It’s a constitutional right.
b. Payment Bond Claims – Why wait until completion?
c. Contractor License Bond Claims – Careful, that’s my license.
d. Prompt Payment Penalties – Penalties, interest, and attorney’s fees.
e. Business & Professions Code Section 17200 – Impact and uncertainty.

Registration Time: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Program Time: 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.