ConstructionRisk Counsel, PLLC is a construction law firm with a practice dedicated to:
- Construction Law including litigation of design and construction related matters;
- Federal Procurement and Government Contracts Law;
- Environmental Law and Insurance;
- Risk Management and Insurance Counseling for construction projects and project owners, designers, contractors and others involved in planning, designing and constructing projects.
ConstructionRisk, LLC is a consulting firm headquartered in Tysons, Virginia and providing services including:
- Contract Reviews;
- Contract Risk Allocation and Insurability Reviews;
- Change Order & Claim Preparation;
- Insurance Risk Management;
- Insurance Policy & Endorsement Review and Drafting;
- Construction Risk Management;
- Preparation of Requests for Equitable Adjustment (REA) on Federal Projects;
- Assistance with Contract Administration Issues
- Risk Management Seminars, Workshops, Webinars and Training.
Reviewing contracts for design professionals is a major part of our business. We review, and revise (via tracked redline changes) well over 1,000 contracts annually, focusing on accomplishing reasonable risk allocation and avoiding (or at least limiting) uninsurable risks. Our reviews are routinely completed with 24 to 48 hours so that we don’t delay the design firm in the timely negotiation and execution of the contract. In the Design & Construction Contracts tab of this website we share contract drafting tips that we have developed over many years.
Our free ConstructionRisk.com Report contains monthly legal and risk management analysis of important issues in construction law, including design professional liability, contractor claims, insurance coverage disputes, federal contracts, construction litigation and risk management issues, and much more. The information presented is for general education purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. The search bar or topic index on this website can be used to research legal and risk management topics that have been discussed in our report since 1999.
- A1 – When Engineer Refused Obligations under an Indemnification Clause to Defend its Homebuilder Client, Suit Against it for Breach of Contract does not Require Certificate of Merit
- A2 – AIA Contract Showed Architect’s Intent to Grant Owner an Implied License to Use Drawings
- A3 – Failure to Design According to the IBC Was Not Breach of Contract But Could Be Malpractice
- A4 -“Or Equal” Vendor Can Sue Architect for Tortious Interference with Contract for Drafting Disguised Sole Source Specification and Rejecting Or Equal Bid
Our office is located in Tysons, Virginia, which is undergoing major development. Catch up on the latest construction news for Tysons Corner here.
Continuing Education Video Courses
ConstructionRisk.com’s educational video courses include:
- Jobsite Safety Responsibility and Liability
- Contracts for Design Professionals
- Design-Build Lessons Learned
- Working on Purpose – Finding Purpose, Setting Goals, and Managing Time
You may also view the course videos on our Construction Risk Management YouTube video channel. See example videos directly below.
Contracts for Design Professionals Module 1
Discussion of the following contract clauses: Advertising, Americans with Disabilities Act, As-Built Drawings, Certifications, Compliance with Law, and Changes in Services. View the entire course here.
All the Videos are hosted on YouTube. If they do not open when you click on them, it may be because your office blocks access.
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