Posts Written By: Don Gregory

Why Arbitration Matters More Than Ever

Arbitration has long been a staple for resolving construction disputes, ideally in a prompt and cost-effective manner by arbitrators familiar with the construction industry. For decades, the AIA documents required arbitration, but more recently the parties are given an option to “check the box” for arbitration or litigation. Some in the construction industry have become […]

Five Mistakes Guaranteed to Kill a Mediation

Almost every meaningful lawsuit goes to mediation, so it is important to get it right. Based upon hundreds of mediations, here are my five common mistakes to avoid. Don’t Expect to Win In mediation, you must “give a little to get a little.” If you expect the other side to voluntarily capitulate, you will be […]

Don’t Waive Your Claim Under AIA Documents

The AIA A201 General Conditions at §15.2 mandate that any claim be submitted to the Initial Decision Maker (“IDM”) before a claim may be mediated, and ultimately resolved in arbitration or litigation. The IDM is often the Architect, but can be anybody selected by the parties. In a recent Florida case, the parties in their […]

State of the Construction Industry: Current Trends + What’s to Come

On September 21, our construction team welcomed clients in-person and virtually via livestream for a presentation on the current and forecasted state of the construction industry in Ohio. With more than 50 professionals from the local construction scene in attendance, our attorneys covered all the crucial topics at play in today’s building ecosystem. Don Gregory discussed […]

Construction Client Happy Hour: October 14

Unwind after a long work week and join our clients and friends in the construction industry at North High Brewing in Dublin for a happy hour. Details + Location:Thursday, October 14, 20215:00 – 7:00 p.m.North High Brewing56 North High StreetDublin, OH 43017 RSVP:Please register by Monday, October 11, by contacting Lindsey Dilsaver at ldilsaver@keglerbrown.com or […]