Category: Construction Law

Client Alert: As Construction Projects Ramp Back Up, What Does Your Contract Say About Who Bears the Costs of Delays?

Everyone is aware that the COVID-19 pandemic has substantially disrupted businesses of all types throughout the country, and construction has been no exception. At the project level, the pandemic has impacted construction sites in a wide variety of ways. Some projects were completely shut down, whether by state or local mandate, by unilateral owner decision,…

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Client Alert: Boston’s Construction Site Best Practices for COVID-19: A Glimpse of ‘Business As Usual’ Post COVID-19

As the initial shock of COVID-19 has just begun to fade, many in the business world are contemplating the post-coronavirus workplace. What will “business as usual” look like after federal, state, and local agencies lift stay-at-home orders and other social distance mandates? That question has been answered, at least with respect to construction projects in…

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Massachusetts Construction Projects: Full Steam Ahead?

Governor Baker Seems to Overturn COVID-19 Municipal Construction Work Stoppages in the Commonwealth, But Mayor Walsh Balks In the fast-moving environment of “Can v. Can’t” and “Do v. Don’t” resulting from COVID-19 and governmental shutdowns, it is a challenge to keep track of what business activities are permitted to continue and who can perform them….

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Kirk J. McCormick Joins RIW in the Construction Law and Litigation Groups

RIW is pleased to announce that Kirk J. McCormick has joined the firm in the Construction Law and Litigation groups. Kirk represents general contractors, subcontractors, sureties, owners, architects, and engineers throughout the United States on public and private construction projects. He also has extensive experience with federal, state, and local government contracts, including bid protests, default terminations, False Claims Act…

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