How Do We Resolve the Dispute? Arbitration/Mediation and the Traditional Bond Forms
On this NASBP Virtual Seminar, Marilyn Klinger of SMTD Law joins us to discuss arbitration and mediation requirements related to traditional bonds (AIA, ConsensusDocs, EJCDC, Federal (FAR) Standard Form 25 forms) when there is a claim against performance and/or payment bonds. In addition to examining the arbitration and mediation provisions of the traditional bond forms, Klinger will discuss the ins and outs of arbitration enforcement, multi-party issues that can complicate arbitration, incorporation by reference issues, and pre- and post-contract termination. You will not want to miss this in-depth look into the sometimes-overlooked process of arbitration and mediation involving sureties.
SMTD Law LLP
Ms. Klinger serves as the Managing Partner of SMTD Law’s Los Angeles office. She is involved in all aspects of construction law on a state and national level, representing the full spectrum of the construction industry, from owners, contractors, subcontractors and sureties.
Ms. Klinger’s practice includes time-related claims and litigation (e.g., delay/impact), legal advice and counsel regarding the contracting process (e.g., bidding and contract disputes/performance bond claims), payment enforcement/defense (e.g. payment bonds/mechanics liens/stop payment notices), administrative and scope claims and litigation (e.g., differing site conditions, change and extra work orders/inadequate plans and specifications and subcontractor substitutions) and counseling and transactional services to the construction industry (e.g., general advice and counsel, including contract preparation, evaluation and negotiation).
In addition, she has extensive experience in dispute resolution including litigation, trial, appeals, arbitration and mediation.
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