NASBP 2020 VIRTUAL SEMINAR PACKAGE

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Registration for the 2020 Virtual Seminar Annual Subscriptions, is now open and available only to NASBP Members, Affiliates, and Associates. Still only $995–that’s nearly half off what you would pay if you bought each of the nearly two dozen Virtual Seminars individually. Again in 2020, NASBP is offering a Subordinate Subscription, available online to the enrolled member location(s) of an NASBP maximum dues-cap member and the branch location(s) of an affiliate member. In order for a Member or Affiliate to be eligible for the Subordinate Subscription, one enrolled member location must already have purchased the Virtual Seminar Annual Subscription at the $995 fee. Then when any (or each) enrolled member location goes to register, it will be charged only the $250 Subordinate Subscription fee (If you are not seeing the subordinate subscription rate, please contact Professional Development at prodev@nasbp.org and request a subordinate discount registration code).

Note: NASBP member firms that are not maximum dues-cap members but have several dues-paying members in different locations are still eligible for the Annual and Subordinate Subscriptions but due to database restrictions, the transaction must be completed manually through NASBP staff.  One location must first purchase the Annual Subscription at the $995 rate (payable online with a credit card), and then the dues-paying member location(s) should email prodev@nasbp.org and request a subordinate discount registration code to register at the discounted rate online.

Virtual Seminar Annual and Subordinate Subscriptions are Non-refundable, and cannot be pro-rated.

All Annual and Subordinate Subscribers will:

  • Be registered automatically for all Virtual Seminars held in 2020;
  • Automatically have access to recordings of all Virtual Seminars held in 2020;
  • Automatically have access to the library of past Virtual Seminars on-demand throughout the year!

Each purchased registration, whether an Annual or Subordinate or one-time purchase, grants access to one computer login/phone connection per physical location.

Interested in registering 14+ locations, additional discounts are available, please contact Professional Development at prodev@nasbp.org.


  • Moving Closer to the “Crystal Ball” - Data Analytics and Forecasting in the Construction Industry

    Contains 3 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 12/15/2020 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    We all wish that we had a crystal ball especially after years like this one!

    We all wish that we had a crystal ball especially after years like this one! During this NASBP Virtual Seminar presenters Lanny Morrow and Mark Solomon from BKD will explore data analytics and forecasting in the construction industry and will feature real life examples of companies that achieved a competitive advantage from taking their analytics and forecasting to higher or more unique levels. 

    Lanny W. Morrow

    Managing Consultant, BKD

    With 20 years of experience at BKD, Lanny is the senior data scientist and technical lead in advanced data mining and digital forensics for BKD’s Forensics & Valuation Services division. He uses data mining to identify concealed patterns in financial, nonfinancial and textual data otherwise undetectable due to the data’s size and complexity. He alsoapplied the principles of text mining to develop proprietary artificial intelligence capable of uncovering patterns and relationships in structured and textual data. This technology helps investigators assess the overall emotional state of communications, identify hidden relationship networks among subjects in an investigation and trace the evolution of topics, concepts and emotional states over time. Lanny’s artificial intelligence technology allows BKD’s fraud investigators to rapidly identify relevant content in emails, documents, social media and other sources early in an investigation. In addition, Lanny specializes in extracting information from databases and has developed numerous proprietary data mining tools and programs using a variety of programming languages.

    Mark E. Solomon

    Director, Forensics & Valuation Services, BKD

    Mark is a leader of BKD’s Big Data & Analytics team.  He provides oversight, strategy and direction on large data analytic projects and creation of data analytic products.  His passion is creating solutions using advanced data visualization to allow clients to derive understanding and more efficient management of their operations and strategic initiatives.

    He joined BKD with more than 25 years of software development experience working for entrepreneurial/early stage startup software companies in the health care and property and casualty insurance sectors.   His experience includes innovation, blue ocean strategies and product development roles focusing on product design, including data analytics products utilizing leading business intelligence platforms.

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  • Learn How to Read People like an FBI Hostage Negotiator and Corporate Fixer

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 12/04/2019

    Learn how to read people like an FBI hostage negotiator and crisis communications expert. With decades of combined experience, former FBI hostage negotiator Chip Massey and crisis communications expert and Wall Street Journal contributor Adele Cehrs will reveal how to spot a liar, body positioning and forensic listening techniques that will give you a competitive advantage.

    Learn how to read people like an FBI hostage negotiator and crisis communications expert. With decades of combined experience, former FBI hostage negotiator Chip Massey and crisis communications expert and Wall Street Journal contributor Adele Cehrs will reveal how to spot a liar, body positioning and forensic listening techniques that will give you a competitive advantage. 

     Participants will learn how to:

    1.  Understand people's "unstated narrative"
    2. Use tone of voice, cadence of speech, and volume for maximum effectiveness 
    3. Learn no-brainers, bias, and psychological nudges that influence
    4. Examine body positioning to read the room and get conflict clues
    5. Break through emotional resistance 
    6. Learn how FBI agents spot a liar 
    7. Build and maintain trust
    8. Work through a difficult situation with ease putting the skills learned on the webinar into practice immediately

    Join us for this innovative seminar designed to boost your powers of persuasion – and your ROI. Getting expert tips on how to read people could be an invaluable resource in the relationship driven business of surety bonding. 

    Adele Cehrs

    Crisis Communications Expert

    Heralded as a crisis communications expert, by the Wall Street Journal Adele Cehrs has worked with high-profile clients like Vice President Joe Biden, the CEO of Lockheed Martin Marillyn Hewson and the owner of the Washington Monumental Sports Ted Leonsis. She has spoken at the United Nations and her talk was broadcast on United Nations Television and translated into eight languages. She is the author of the book: Spike Your Brand ROI: How to Maximize Results.

    Chip Massey

    Partner, When and How Agency

    Former FBI hostage negotiator and special agent, Chip Massey is a partner at the When and How Agency and helps companies like Goldman Sachs, MetLife. He has worked with the CIA to track down spies, lead high-profile criminal cases, and counter-terrorism investigations. Worked extensively in crisis situations, international kidnappings and fugitive apprehensions.

    imageSee your success with Old Republic Surety. Success can come from a ferocious appetite to win. Strength helps too. Choose a surety partner with the character to win. We write bid bonds, performance & payment bonds and maintenance bonds in all 50 states. Responsive, Reliable, Respected - Old Republic Surety.

  • A Look Behind the Curtain: When the Surety is Financing the Principal

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/12/2020

    Financing sureties have been described as being “not a panacea, but a danger-filled minefield which can lead to disaster." This quote should give you a pretty good idea of the industry’s thoughts regarding financing—it’s definitely not a favorite. During this seminar presenter Rachel Walsh, Senior Surety Counsel at Liberty Mutual Surety, will take a look behind the curtain and discuss the pros and cons of financing the principal and the factors that may lead to the surety financing a principal. She will then walk through the mechanics of financing the principle. Don’t miss this opportunity to get insights into this often controversial and seldom discussed issue.

    Financing sureties have been described as being “not a panacea, but a danger-filled minefield which can lead to disaster."  This quote should give you a pretty good idea of the industry’s thoughts regarding financing—it’s definitely not a favorite. During this seminar presenter Rachel Walsh, Senior Surety Counsel at Liberty Mutual Surety, will take a look behind the curtain and discuss the pros and cons of financing the principal and the factors that may lead to the surety financing a principal. She will then walk through the mechanics of financing the principle. Don’t miss this opportunity to get insights into this often controversial and seldom discussed issue.

    ​Rachel Walsh

    Senior Surety Counsel

    Rachel Walsh is Senior Surety Counsel for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. Before joining Liberty Mutual, she practiced at Krebs, Farley & Pelleteri, PLLC in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she focused on surety and fidelity law and construction litigation. Ms. Walsh received her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans in 2007 and a bachelor of arts, cum laude, from Tulane University in 2004. She serves as an Assistant Bar Examiner for the State of Louisiana, routinely speaks at American Bar Association and industry events regarding various aspects of surety law, and additionally serves as a Vice President of the Philadelphia Surety Claims Association.

    imageSee your success with Old Republic Surety. Success can come from a ferocious appetite to win. Strength helps too. Choose a surety partner with the character to win. We write bid bonds, performance & payment bonds and maintenance bonds in all 50 states. Responsive, Reliable, Respected - Old Republic Surety.

  • Cybersecurity for the Construction Industry

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/30/2020

    The presentation will explore the current cyberthreat landscape and address best practices for prevention of and response to cybersecurity incidents.

    The presentation will explore the current cyberthreat landscape and address best practices for prevention of and response to cybersecurity incidents.  The panelist will explain various types of attacks -- from phishing to ransomware, fraudulent wire transfers to critical infrastructure attacks, and an epidemic of Office 365 business email compromises  --how criminals and other hostile actors are using them to target players in the construction industry supply chain, and how to mitigate cybersecurity risks to your business. 

    This critical and timely topic presents an exciting opportunity for you to host this NASBP Virtual Seminar for your construction clients or to share the information on how they too can register to participate in this live or recorded Virtual Seminar.

    Eulonda Skyles

    Partner, Baker Hostetler, Washington, D.C.

    Eulonda G. Skyles is a partner at Baker Hostetler in Washington, D.C. With two decades of experience serving clients in the technology space, she counsels companies (with a particular focus on banks and other financial institutions), on global, federal, and state privacy and data protection frameworks. Her practices assisting mature and emerging companies develop comprehensive, strategic, and pragmatic approaches to securing valuable IP and confidential customer and business data. Prior to joining Baker, Eulonda was head of privacy and data security at Capital One in McLean, Virginia, after serving as head of intellectual property litigation.  Before that, Ms. Skyles was Counsel at Orrick Herrington as a part of its intellectual property and privacy and data security groups in Washington, D.C.  Ms. Skyles has held a number of in-house positions at technology companies, including Yahoo! and SafeNet, a data encryption and security company in Maryland (now Gemalto).  Ms. Skyles graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University and obtained her J.D. from Stanford Law School, where she as an editor on the Stanford Law Review.  Ms. Skyles resides in Rockville, Maryland with her husband and two (very cute) daughters. 

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  • Using Master Subcontracts: Become More Efficient in Negotiating Subcontracts

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/16/2020

    Learn how many prime contractors and subcontractors have become more efficient in creating a master standard agreement with general terms and conditions and then issue individual work orders for each project or subcontract work scope.

    Learn how many prime contractors and subcontractors have become more efficient in creating a master standard agreement with general terms and conditions and then issue individual work orders for each project or subcontract work scope.

     ConsensusDocs just published a new Standard Master Subcontract Agreement and Project Work Order (ConsensusDocs 755 and 756 respectively) that create best practice templates for master subcontracting that prime contractors and subcontractors can use immediately off-the-shelf. Get the information you need to help your contractor and subcontractor clients, and they will not need to continue to waste time repeatedly negotiating the complex legal terms with the same parties.

     Attend This Virtual Seminar To Learn:

    •  Why you should use master subcontracts and purchase work orders

    •  When to use the NEW ConsensusDocs Master Subcontract Agreement

    •  How to organize a master subcontract’s terms and conditions and a project work order with project specifics

    •  How the New ConsensusDocs 755 Master Subcontract and 756 Project Work Order provides an off-the-shelf solution to create a master subcontract and work order

    •  An overview of ConsensusDocs best practice subcontracting terms addressing indemnification, project financial information, release of retainage, lien release, additional insured, and much more.

    Brian Perlberg

    Executive Director & Senior Counsel, ConsensusDocs

    Brian Perlberg serves as the Executive Director & Senior Counsel for ConsensusDocs, a coalition of 40 leading construction organizations. He also serves as Senior Counsel for Construction Law & Contracts for Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America, where he is the lead expert on construction law and contract matters. Mr. Perlberg is on the ABA Forum on the Construction Law Steering Committee for the Contract Documents, the Executive Committee for the National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee (NCDRC) of the Arbitration Association of America (AAA), and the Advisory Board for Construction SuperConference Board. He has been recognized as a top legal voice by Engineering News Record (ENR), and featured in Who’s Who Legal, Construction. Mr. Perlberg is a sought-after speaker throughout the United States on construction law and contracts. He has spoken at national conferences including AGC, CSI Construct, DBIA, CMAA, CFMA, COAA, ABX, ABA Forum on Construction Law, Construction Superconference, ConEXPO, World of Concrete, BuildCon, Healthcare Design, and ASHE.

     

    Previously, he served as General Counsel for the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA).

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  • AIA 2019 Documents: Construction Manager as Adviser

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/25/2020

    Use of the Construction Manager as Adviser (CMa) family of AIA Contract Documents may be appropriate when the owner’s project incorporates a fourth prime player—the construction manager adviser—on the project team (owner, architect, and contractor).

    Use of the Construction Manager as Adviser (CMa) family of AIA Contract Documents may be appropriate when the owner’s project incorporates a fourth prime player—the construction manager adviser—on the project team (owner, architect, and contractor). The CMa acts as an independent adviser to provide coordination, scheduling, review, and other services through the design and construction phases where multiple direct-to-owner contractors are used.  Join Ken Cobleigh, Managing Director and Counsel at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) as he leads our exploration of the newly revised AIA CMa documents and learn about the contractual relationships set forth in these agreements and how to properly allocate risks and responsibilities in order to achieve a successful project to the benefit of all project participants, building inhabitants, and the general public.

    Attendees will also learn about changes in the industry since the 2009 release of the AIA’s construction management documents and examine how these changes are addressed in the 2019 update of the documents including expanded Construction Manager’s preconstruction services and a new Sustainable Projects Exhibit for use with the construction management documents.

    Kenneth W. Cobleigh, Esq.

    Managing Director and Counsel, American Institute of Architects

    Ken Cobleigh is a Managing Director and Counsel at the American Institute of Architects. Ken works with a team of lawyers, specialists and support staff, and the AIA Documents Committee, in developing and publishing AIA Contract Documents. Ken regularly conducts seminars and workshops on topics related to design and construction, as well as topics related to the AIA Contract Documents program, and is the author of several articles and other publications on such topics.

    Ken is a graduate of the University of Maryland, where he earned both his B.A. and J.D. with honors.

    Prior to joining the AIA in 2006, Ken practiced for eighteen years as a construction attorney in private practice Maryland law firms. During that time, he represented owners, contractors, subcontractors and design professionals in a number of dispute resolution forums, including State and Federal Courts and administrative agencies, mediation and arbitration. Ken is admitted in state and federal courts in the State of Maryland.

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  • AIA 2019 Documents: Construction Manager as Constructor

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/26/2020

    Use of the Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc) family of AIA Contract Documents may be appropriate when the owner employs a construction manager who provides pre-construction phase advising services and then becomes responsible for completing the construction.

    Use of the Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc) family of AIA Contract Documents may be appropriate when the owner employs a construction manager who provides pre-construction phase advising services and then becomes responsible for completing the construction. Join Ken Cobleigh, Managing Director and Counsel at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) as he leads our exploration of the newly revised AIA CMc documents and learn about the contractual relationships set forth in these agreements and how to properly allocate risks and responsibilities in order to achieve a successful project to the benefit of all project participants, building inhabitants, and the general public.

      Attendees will also learn about changes in the industry since the 2009 release of the AIA’s construction management documents, and examine how these changes are addressed in the 2019 update of the documents, including expanded Construction Manager’s preconstruction services, a new Sustainable Projects Exhibit for use with the construction management documents, and a new Insurance and Bonds Exhibit for use with the construction manager as constructor documents.

    Kenneth W. Cobleigh, Esq.

    Managing Director and Counsel, American Institute of Architects

    Ken Cobleigh is a Managing Director and Counsel at the American Institute of Architects. Ken works with a team of lawyers, specialists and support staff, and the AIA Documents Committee, in developing and publishing AIA Contract Documents. Ken regularly conducts seminars and workshops on topics related to design and construction, as well as topics related to the AIA Contract Documents program, and is the author of several articles and other publications on such topics.

    Ken is a graduate of the University of Maryland, where he earned both his B.A. and J.D. with honors.

    Prior to joining the AIA in 2006, Ken practiced for eighteen years as a construction attorney in private practice Maryland law firms. During that time, he represented owners, contractors, subcontractors and design professionals in a number of dispute resolution forums, including State and Federal Courts and administrative agencies, mediation and arbitration. Ken is admitted in state and federal courts in the State of Maryland.

    imageSee your success with Old Republic Surety. Success can come from a ferocious appetite to win. Strength helps too. Choose a surety partner with the character to win. We write bid bonds, performance & payment bonds and maintenance bonds in all 50 states. Responsive, Reliable, Respected - Old Republic Surety.

  • Economic Slowdown In 2020? What Is The Impact On Surety Underwriting?

    Contains 3 Component(s)

    The AXA XL team will share insights on the U.S. economy, latest trends in key industries, and the implications and opportunities for the surety industry. The presentation will initially focus on understanding some of the positive and negative U.S. macro-economic indicators, with a close look at international trade developments and credit markets. Then the focus will turn to various industries for an analysis of recent trends, including banking (with a special section on fintechs), power (with a special section on renewables), oil & gas, and mining. On each segment, the presenters will explore the takeaways for surety deals in each industry, including bond types, strategies, and developing products. Join us for this exciting Virtual Seminar to get a better understanding of the economic trends and their impacts on the surety industry.

    The AXA XL team will share insights on the U.S. economy, latest trends in key industries, and the implications and opportunities for the surety industry. The presentation will initially focus on understanding some of the positive and negative U.S. macro-economic indicators, with a close look at international trade developments and credit markets. Then the focus will turn to various industries for an analysis of recent trends, including banking (with a special section on fintechs), power (with a special section on renewables), oil & gas, and mining. On each segment, the presenters  will explore the takeaways for surety deals in each industry, including bond types, strategies, and developing products. Join us for this exciting Virtual Seminar to get a better understanding of the economic trends and their impacts on the surety industry.

    Maria Duhart

    Head of Commercial Bonds, Political Risk, Credit & Bond Practice, AXA XL

    Maria has been the Head of Commercial Bonds at AXA XL since May 2017. She joined AXA XL with 20 years of experience in insurance, business strategy and finance.

    Prior to joining XL Catlin, Maria headed the Commercial Surety operation at Nationwide for 3 years. She held the roles of Regional Commercial Surety Manager, Assistant Vice President and Senior Surety Underwriting Specialist at Chubb. With Chubb, her responsibilities ranged from corporate development and strategy, where she worked with senior management to implement corporate strategies, including a three-year strategic plan for surety, to managing the credit portfolio of loss sensitive programs at Chubb Commercial Insurance. In 2009, she moved to the Surety Division, where she led the largest commercial surety team in the U.S. She served as the President of the New Jersey Surety Association in 2014.Prior to joining Chubb, she worked in Strategic Planning at a Latin American Retail and Finance Group and in Corporate Banking at ABN Amro Bank.

    Maria majored in Economics in Argentina from the Catholic University of Argentina, completed a Certificate in Administration and Management at Harvard University and an MBA in Strategy and Finance at New York University Stern. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder

    Navid Shahidinejad

    Risk Analyst, Global Political Risk, Credit, and Bond, AXA XL

    Navid joined AXA XL in early 2018 as a member of the Risk Management team of AXA XL’s Global Political Risk, Credit, and Bond division. As a Risk Analyst, his main responsibilities include deal analysis and portfolio management, covering risks across the globe and in all sectors. Before joining AXA XL, Navid was a member of the Structured Finance and Insurance team of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and previously worked in the São Paulo office of the International Finance Corporation (IFC). He also has experience working for a political risk advisory firm and an economic consulting company. Navid earned a master’s degree at the John’s Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where he specialized in international and infrastructure finance. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and International Relations from Tufts University. Navid is an English and Spanish native speaker and is also fluent in Portuguese.

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  • Managing Emerging Compliance and False Claims Act Risks for Bond Producers and Sureties

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 11/05/2019

    When a federal district court ruled in 2017 that bond producers and surety companies could be held liable under the False Claims Act (FCA) for issuing bonds to contractors that falsely claimed to be service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses, the surety industry stood up and took note. The Scollick case is still moving through the judicial system, and other FCA allegations against the surety industry by the federal government have surfaced. It appears that the Department of Justice may have the surety industry in its crosshairs. How can bond producers and sureties mitigate this increased risk of FCA allegations and lawsuits? In this “hot topic” Virtual Seminar, lawyers David Robbins and Jason Crawford from the Washington, DC, office of Crowell and Moring will walk through emerging compliance and False Claims Act risks threatening the surety industry. They will, also, provide common-sense tips and advice on mitigating these risks, including how to respond to procurement fraud investigations.

    When a federal district court ruled in 2017 that bond producers and surety companies could be held liable under the False Claims Act (FCA) for issuing bonds to contractors that falsely claimed to be service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses, the surety industry stood up and took note. The Scollick case is still moving through the judicial system, and other FCA allegations against the surety industry by the federal government have surfaced. It appears that the Department of Justice may have the surety industry in its crosshairs. How can bond producers and sureties mitigate this increased risk of FCA allegations and lawsuits? In this “hot topic” Virtual Seminar, lawyers David Robbins and Jason Crawford from the Washington, DC, office of Crowell and Moring will walk through emerging compliance and False Claims Act risks threatening the surety industry. They will, also, provide common-sense tips and advice on mitigating these risks, including how to respond to procurement fraud investigations.

    David Robbins

    Partner

    David is a partner in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office and has extensive experience with False Claims Act litigation and investigations, including in the surety industry related to the construction of government buildings.  David ran the US Air Force’s global Procurement Fraud Remedies Office and served, among other roles, as Deputy General Counsel (Contractor Responsibility).  David has a broad based practice and he is also the principal author and editor of the forthcoming American Bar Association peer-reviewed book entitled The Procurement Fraud Guidebook:  The System, Stakeholders, and Response Strategies.

    Jason M. Crawford

    Counsel

    Jason practices in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office and has an active litigation and counseling practice focused on False Claims Act litigation, government investigations, mandatory and voluntary disclosures to the government, internal investigations, suspension and debarment proceedings, and civil litigation with state and federal entities. 

    Jason has written and presented extensively on the False Claims Act and is the co-host of the Let’s Talk FCA podcast which covers legal and policy developments involving the False Claims Act. 

    imageSee your success with Old Republic Surety. Success can come from a ferocious appetite to win. Strength helps too. Choose a surety partner with the character to win. We write bid bonds, performance & payment bonds and maintenance bonds in all 50 states. Responsive, Reliable, Respected - Old Republic Surety.

  • The Ten Riskiest (and Most Negotiated) Construction Contract Terms

    Contains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/19/2020

    This presentation will review the ten riskiest and most negotiated contract terms within construction contracts between owner and contractor and between contractor and subcontractor.

    This presentation will review the ten riskiest and most negotiated contract terms within construction contracts between owner and contractor and between contractor and subcontractor.  The attendee will learn how to spot these clauses and we will dissect the terms and discuss the importance and associated nuances.  We will also discuss how these contract provisions have been applied in real life settings, including how the risk of delays, substitutions and non-performance resulting from the Coronavirus might be allocated or transferred. 

     This important and timely topic present an exciting opportunity for you to host this NASBP Virtual Seminar for your construction clients or to share the information on how they too can register to participate in this live or recorded Virtual Seminar.

    Peter Strniste Jr.

    Partner, Robinson & Cole LLP

    Peter Strniste is a partner at Robinson & Cole LLP. He dedicates his practice to construction and surety law, business litigation, and the negotiation of all types of construction contracts. He is a member of the firm’s Construction Group, and he counsels clients on issues surrounding all aspects of construction projects. He routinely represents clients in the Courts of New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Review Peter’s full bio.

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