New Article: Putting Profitability Into the Pipeline

On August 14, 2014, partner Carol L. O’Riordan and associate Anthony J. Marchese published an article titled “Putting Organization, Compliance and Improved Profitability into the Pipeline” in the Utility Contractor magazine. The article notes that after a contract is signed and while work is proceeding, a company, such as a construction company, should name one […]

Design-Build Arrangements Require Careful Preparation, Legal Thought

By Carol L. O’Riordan In response to a current discussion on the ConstructionPro Network about fixed-price design-build contracts, today I wrote that no matter how well-prepared an owner and a contractor may be when such a contract is being created, they are well-advised to ensure that adequate documentation, reflective of the design-build relationship, is in […]

Brief Transportation Funding Extension Is Much Better Than None

On March 30, 2012, the GOP-controlled House of Representatives finally approved a 90-day extension that will continue a program that provides federal funds to transportation projects across the nation. Without any action, the funnel of federal money would have ended at close of business March 31, with a devastating impact on those projects. Nearly everyone […]