Construction Team Received Multiple Honors in 2018

Throughout 2018, members of Kegler Brown Construction practice were recognized as some of the top construction lawyers in the Columbus area and Ohio. Chambers USA gave Don Gregory its highest rating of “Band 1,” and described Don as “a highly experienced construction attorney who is noted for his handling of the full range of contentious […]

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Construction Managers Need to Watch Out for State’s Supplementary Conditions

The state of Ohio is regularly utilizing a “best value” approach to select “at risk” CMs on a subjective basis to perform work on a “cost plus” Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) basis. One frequent area of differing interests surrounds the establishment of a GMP after the contract has been awarded and significant pre-construction compensation paid. […]

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Unilateral Arbitration Agreements Pose Risks

It is increasingly common to encounter dispute resolution provisions that allow one party the right to unilaterally select arbitration or litigation after the dispute develops. These “unilateral arbitration” clauses are criticized by some as being unfair because they allow one party – usually the upstream party – to shop for a favorable venue once the […]

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Managing Growth: Strategies for Industry Success

On October 25th, Don Gregory joins a panel of experienced professionals from different fields of the construction industry to talk about how to manage growth and properly handle success. Hosted by the Builders Exchange of Central Ohio, this panel also features Jack Kehl (Overmyer Hall Associates) and Tom Doyle and Keith Martinez (Plante Moran). Find […]

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Ohio Supreme Court Rules that Construction Defects are Not Covered Under CGL Policy

The Ohio Supreme Court has again ruled that owners, contractors and subcontractors in Ohio have little protection from construction defects. The construction industry has long relied upon Commercial General Liability (“CGL”) policies to protect against personal injury or property damage losses, including those flowing from construction defects. Large premiums are paid every year to the […]

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