Webinar Series

Understanding, Managing, and Defending Against Construction Claims

This two-part webinar series is designed to help educate public power utilities on power and energy construction project claims and strategies for managing and defending against them.

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Series Description

This two-part webinar series provides an overview of construction claims in power and energy construction projects, including claims for delays, impact and acceleration, defective and nonconforming work, equipment and technology failures, changes, liquidated damages, and other claims, and provides best practices, strategies, and tactics for managing and defending against them. 

Develop an understanding of the most common claims in public power projects, how to anticipate them, and techniques for avoiding them. Hear real world examples of major claims and disputes involving power and energy projects and how they were resolved.
 
The two-part series recorded in 2019, includes the following webinars: 

  • Understanding Construction Claims 
  • Managing and Defending Against Construction Claims 

Recommended for:

  • Public power engineering and operations personnel
  • Project development and construction executives
  • Senior project managers
  • Owner representatives
  • Legal counsel
  • Contractors
  • Project lenders and project insurers

Speaker

Judah Lifschitz, Esq. is Principal and Co-President of Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram and has extensive experience representing clients in the power and energy sector with regard to EPC contracts and construction of power plants. Mr. Lifschitz’s clients include utilities, merchant energy owners, and developers. Mr. Lifschitz’s experience includes winning one of the largest liquidated damages awards in the history of the construction industry relating to the late completion of a 1,080-megawatt combined cycle power plant in New York.

Purchase the series: $160 for members; $320 for nonmembers

Contact Us

Have questions? Contact 202/467-2997 or [email protected]

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Webinar #1: Understanding Construction Claims

Recording length: 1 hour, 26 minutes

Power and energy projects involve highly complex systems and equipment, major costs and time demands, and new technologies, and therefore involve significant risks of claims and disputes. Project participants increase the likelihood of achieving successful projects if they are familiar with and able to anticipate and mitigate against the most common types of construction claims.  

Receive a comprehensive overview of the most common types of claims that arise during the construction of public power and energy projects, including delays, impact and acceleration, defective and nonconforming work, equipment and technology failures, changes, liquidated damages, and other claims.  


Webinar #2: Exploring Electric Utility Regulations and Business Models

Recording length: 1 hour, 28 minutes

Understanding best practices for managing and defending against construction claims is key to constructing power and energy construction projects on time, within budget, and free of major disputes. Learn about the requirements for defending against construction claims, strategies and tactics for managing claims, and when and how best to utilize experts and demonstrative exhibits.

Purchase the series: $160 for members; $320 for nonmembers

Contact Us

Have questions? Contact 202/467-2997 or [email protected]