Public Contract Dispute Resolution
1 hour 30 minutes
Understand the complex and ever-changing laws of public contracting and procurement.
Most public works projects that were started during the Great Recession are now to the point where disputes are bubbling over. In addition, government works projects are at a 40 year high. Many rules, laws and processes have changed since July, 2007. Enhance your knowledge of the complex and always changing system of laws and regulations involved in public contracting and procurement. You’ll find out not only how to effectively coordinate the competitive bidding process for construction services, but also how to make strategic decisions concerning bid protests and contractual disputes. Presented from both a legal and practical perspective, this information will give you the tools you need to face the changing landscape in this often daunting field.
• You will be able to describe Miller Act dispute resolution.
• You will be able to discuss project counsel agreements.
• You will be able to explain special issues in litigation against a state.
• You will be able to review alternative dispute resolution and dispute resolution forums.