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Bernstein Shur Attorneys Featured on National Stage at ABA Forum on Construction Law

Portland and Augusta, ME and Manchester, NH (February 29, 2016) – Michael Bosse, shareholder and chair of the Bernstein Shur’s Construction Practice Group, will speak at the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law’s seminar, Construction Contracts: Finding Common Ground in Drafting and Negotiating Design and Construction Clauses. The seminar will be held on March 4th in Newark, New Jersey.

This seminar is a part of six nationally held meetings planned by program co-chair Asha Echeverria, a shareholder in the Construction Practice Group at Bernstein Shur. Echeverria plays a national role in the Forum on Construction Law. She has spoken at several national meetings, including the upcoming Annual Meeting in Nashville celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Forum. Asha also co-authors a column in The Construction Lawyer, the Forum’s primary publication and serves on several committees.

Taught by leading construction lawyers from across the country, topics covered at the seminar include: contract negotiation and philosophy of risk shifting, differing site conditions, payment provisions, damages, contract administration, indemnity and insurance, and termination, claims and disputes.

Bosse is a member of the Construction, Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Technology, Outsourcing & Data Security Practice Groups. He represents all facets of the construction industry, from developers to general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers, from project inception, through contract negotiations, and if necessary, to claims and litigation. He litigates construction matters in state and federal courts primarily in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and in private arbitrations and arbitrations with the American Arbitration Association. He is a frequent lecturer to the Maine construction industry and has clients throughout New England. He co-authored a book, Building the Construction Case: A Blueprint for Litigators, published by the ABA, as a roadmap for litigators, guiding them from the first meeting with a client through the end of a case. Bosse is listed in Best Lawyers in America for construction law and rated by AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Bosse is admitted to practice in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire and resides in Scarborough, Maine.

Echeverria is a member of the Construction, Energy, Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Technology, Outsourcing & Data Security Practice Groups. She handles a variety of claims involving insurance, energy, construction and general commercial matters. In her insurance practice, she counsels clients through insurance reviews as part of their risk management analysis, and assists clients in the purchase of appropriate policies and endorsements, including data security policies. As a licensed professional engineer, LEED Accredited Professional and AV-rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, she is heavily involved in construction matters in complex construction litigation, contract drafting and negotiation, lien and bond claims, defect claims and contract disputes. Echeverria is admitted to practice in Maine and resides in Cumberland, Maine.

 

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Founded in 1915, Bernstein Shur is a New England-based law firm with clients across the U.S. and around the world. The firm has more than 100 award-winning attorneys and professionals who provide practical and innovative counsel in more than 20 key areas, catering to a broad range of clients and industries. Bernstein Shur is known for simplifying complex issues and winning through steadfast persistence. The firm is Maine’s exclusive member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. More information is available at www.bernsteinshur.com.