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Levi Barrett Quoted in Construction Executive Regarding Attempts to Shifts Design Responsibilities to Contractors

Published Date:

June 9, 2021

Levi W. Barrett, chair of Peckar & Abramson’s Contracts, Project Documentation and Risk Management practice, was quoted in Construction Executive‘s article, “The Top 50 Construction Law Firms™: Forging a Contract for a COVID-Exit World.” Levi comments how he has witnessed an increase in attempts to shift design responsibilities to the contractor. He said, “Contractors have recognized the unreasonable exposures created by this shift and have not been shy about pushing back on these provisions. Depending on the location of the project, owners have generally been cognizant of these concerns and, with the help of persuasive advocacy, have often been willing to resolve the matter reasonably.”

The full article can be read here.

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