Construction Disputes: What Can We Do to Make the DRB Work for Us?

Jan 13


Via Webinar

Start Date: January 13, 2021

End Date: January 13, 2021

Start Time:

12:00pm EST

End Time:

1:15pm EST

We invite you to attend the final program in Peckar & Abramson’s three-part series on Disputes on Construction Sites. This session will discuss the effective use of Dispute Resolution Boards and what steps can be taken to make them work for your company.

Topics will include:

-How and why DRBs work
-Getting the DRB into the contract
-DRB panel member selection
-Getting the maximum benefit from regular DRB meetings
-Best practices for using the DRB during the project to resolve issues
-When and how to use the informal hearing process
-How to present claims in the formal procedure
-Negotiation after DRB recommendations
-DRB recommendations: Binding or non-binding?
-DRB recommendations: Admissibility in subsequent arbitration or litigation
-Legal rights and recourse in the event a dispute does not settle

Who Should Attend:
In-house counsel; risk managers; project managers; construction managers; project executives; and all those interested in DRBs

Mike Aparicio, Executive Vice President, Skanska USA Civil
Adrian L. Bastianelli, III, Partner, Peckar & Abramson, PC
Gerard J. Onorata, Partner, Peckar & Abramson, PC
Elizabeth A. Tippin, President, Dispute Resolution Board Foundation, Region One, Elizabeth Tippin Law & ADR Services


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