Virginia Multi-Employer Site Safety Issues–and How to Deal with Them

Originally posted 2009-03-09 09:00:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The world of the Owner, Contractor, Subcontractor “straight line” project model is long gone. Increasingly complex construction needs for commercial owners require the services of numerous trades, and even multiple “prime” contractors at times, to perform the various stages of construction. Because of the complex and…

Thanks for the Decade of Confidence

Once again, I am in the wonderful position of thanking all of you in the Virginia legal community that continue to elect me to the Virginia Business Legal Elite. This year makes a round ten years in a row of election to the Legal Elite in the Construction Category. This decade long run has included…

What Contractors Can Learn from Smurfit and Quimonda

Originally posted 2009-05-11 09:00:00. Republished by Blog Post PromoterImage via Wikipedia It will come as no shock to you that the economy has put a hit on the construction industry. Left and right we hear about developers and contractors hitting the skids, both through bankruptcy and otherwise. Personally, I take the view that the construction…

Contractors in Virginia Need To Be Ready for July 1, 2011

Originally posted 2011-05-02 09:00:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The Virginia General Assembly has passed a couple of bills, effective July 1, 2011, that will affect contractors’ and other construction professionals’ rights to payment and where they can and should bring their construction related claims. The first set of changes are to Virginia’s “Little Miller…

Happy Thanksgiving from Construction Law Musings

It is that time of year again when I find it appropriate to reflect on the great things in my life. As I sit here with family on this Thanksgiving Day 2016, I have much to be thankful for. I have a thriving construction law practice, great clients, wonderful friends and of course the best,…

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I am a construction lawyer in Richmond, Virginia, a LEED AP, and have been nominated by my peers to Virginia's Legal Elite in Construction Law on multiple occasions. I provide advice and assistance with mechanic's liens, contract review and consulting, occupational safety issues (VOSH and OSHA), and risk management for construction professionals.

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