ConstructionRisk Counsel, PLLC  is a 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.

ConstructionRisk Report

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Our free 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. Report – September 2015 Issue

  • A1 –  Liquidated Damages Imposed on Contractor Even Where Contract was Terminated for Convenience and There was No Proof of Actual Damages
  • A2 – Court Holds New Jersey Affidavit of Merit must be from Like-Licensed Professional
  • A3 – Private Engineering Firm that Functioned as City Engineer Entitled to Official Immunity
  • A4 – Indemnity Clause Void & Unenforceable Because Sub was not Sole Cause of Damages
  • A5 – Economic Loss Rule Bars Concrete Supplier’s Claim Against Design Engineer

Tysons Corner, Virginia

tysons corner construction nightOur office is located in Tysons Corner, Virginia, which is undergoing major development.  Catch up on the latest construction news for Tysons Corner here.

Continuing Education Video Courses’s educational video courses include:

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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