American Bar Association Publishes Chapter by Construction Attorney Asha Echeverria and Taps Her to Speak at National Conference
Bernstein Shur, one of northern New England’s largest law firms, announced Asha Echeverria has co-authored the ‘Green Property Insurance’ chapter in Green Building and the Construction Lawyer, A Practical Guide to Transactional and Litigation Issues.
Published by the American Bar Association, Green Building and the Construction Lawyer, is a guide crafted by experienced professionals and covers topics that are most commonly encountered in this area of construction law. The chapter topics include contractual issues, insurance and bonding considerations, energy and water performance, and litigation.
“This easy-to-follow guide is a practical resource for anyone in the green construction field,” said Asha Echeverria. “As companies and individuals embark on their next projects, I hope they use this book as a step-by-step guide to lead them in the best direction.”
Echeverria is scheduled to share her expertise at the ABA’s Forum on Construction Law midwinter meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. She will speak on ‘Drafting Disasters – Why You Need to Sharpen Your Clause,’ along with two ABA colleagues. They will cover topics including costly mistakes made in drafting guaranteed maximum price and architect-owner agreements, failing to properly revise and advise on one sided contracts, no damages for delay clauses and more.
Asha Echeverria is a member of Bernstein Shur’s Construction Law Practice Group and Energy and Environmental Practice Group. She is a dispute resolution attorney, handling a variety of claims involving insurance, construction, energy 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 and LEED Accredited Professional, she is heavily involved in construction matters representing contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and owners in complex construction litigation, contract drafting and negotiation, lien and bond claims, defect claims and contract disputes. Echeverria is a regular contributor to The Construction Lawyer, an ABA publication where she covers a variety of topics that affect the construction industry. Click here to view her publications and her full biography.
About Bernstein Shur
Widely regarded as one of New England’s most entrepreneurial law firms, Bernstein Shur has more than 100 attorneys in offices in Maine and New Hampshire. Founded in 1915, the firm provides practical and innovative counsel in the areas of business law, litigation, and municipal law to clients throughout the region and around the world. Bernstein Shur 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.