Issues in Construction Mediation

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Course Description

Mediation clauses in construction contracts have risen in popularity in recent years. As a result, attorneys representing clients in a these types of disputes must understand the mediation process, including the similarities and differences between construction litigation and mediation. In this program, San Francisco construction attorneys Alan Wilhelmy and Joe Moore walk viewers through the key issues that come up in construction mediation. Topics covered include preparing for the mediation, prehearing briefing, mediation strategy, opening demands, selected issues in international mediation, closing the deal, and more.

Published: 11/28/2014

Length: 1hr 2min

Member Reviews

This is the best CLE I've ever had on mediation.
- Marguerite B.
This is a very helpful overview of mediation basics, both in construction cases and overall.
- David E.
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Meet the Lecturer(s)

Alan Wilhelmy

Alan J. Wilhelmy is a shareholder of Rogers Joseph O-Donnell and a member of the firm's Construction Law Practice Group. Mr. Wilhelmy has extensive experience representing architects, engineers, contractors, owners and suppliers in all phases of construction. He has litigated, mediated, and arbitrated construction disputes of all types, including complex construction payment disputes and construction defect cases. Mr. Wilhelmy has substantial experience in representing engineers in the defense of professional liability claims. Mr. Wilhelmy serves as an arbitrator on the Construction Industry Panel and the Large and Complex Case Panel of the American Arbitration Association, and the California Public WOrks Contract Arbitration Panel. He serves on the Settlement Mentor Panel for the Contra Costa Superior Court, and is a member of the Associated General Contractors of California Legal Advisory Committee.

Joseph Moore

Joseph F. Moore leads Clyde & Co’s U.S. infrastructure and construction projects practice from the San Francisco office. His twenty years of industry experience combined with his training as both a lawyer and an engineer uniquely qualify him to assist clients with the most technically challenging of disputes and transactions. Joe assists clients with the structuring, negotiating, and drafting of infrastructure and technology related agreements, including public-private partnerships, design-build, and EPC procurements. Locally, Joe is experienced with both state and federal courts and with the American Arbitration Association. Internationally, Joe’s experience includes ad hoc arbitrations as well as arbitrations administered by the ICC and the DIAC. Joe routinely lectures on various industry related topics, including dispute resolution, mediation, federal contracting, international arbitration, project delivery methods, AIA, and FIDIC. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Legal Forum of the American Council of Engineering Companies, and the International Projects Committee of the International Bar Association.

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