Forum-Selection Clauses After Atlantic Marine

In late 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Atlantic Marine Constr. Co. v. United States Dist. Court, a case that will have important implications for construction attorneys and their clients. Eric Travers and Peter Berg provide an in-depth analysis of the decision. The article explains the significance of “forum selection clauses” and […]

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Construction Chair Receives Chambers USA Ranking

Kegler, Brown, Hill + Ritter continues to build on previous Chambers & Partners rankings and was once again honored by one of the world’s premier guides to legal resources. This year, Don Gregory, a director and construction chair, maintained the prestigious “Band 1” ranking. Chambers & Partners is an independent company that awards rankings to practice areas and […]

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Don Gregory Selected for LCA Fellowship

Don Gregory has been nominated and accepted into the Litigation Counsel of America. This highly selective national organization represents fewer than one in 200 lawyers nationwide. Don was chosen based on his superior ethical reputation and his accomplishments and effectiveness in litigation, at both the trial and appellate levels. Don applies his vast knowledge of […]

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Private Work: How to Secure a Fair Contract + Get Paid

Don Gregory explains the ins-and-outs of private construction contracting. Private work is in many respects different from working on a public project, and those differences can often mean everything. With “Killer Contract Clauses” and bid shopping as commonplace as they are, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and many other construction companies must be well-versed in the art of negotiating […]

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Bond Claims: How to Make Them and How to Avoid Them

Don Gregory and Michael Madigan explain one of the important mechanisms to getting paid in the construction industry: bond claims. Bond claimants must follow specific and sometimes burdensome procedures to protect their right to be paid. At the same time, general contractors and owners must be able to successfully defend and negotiate bond claims on a […]

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