The Seminar Group has assembled a diverse group of top Construction Law Professionals who practice in and understand the issues of complex public and private construction in the Pacific Northwest region and nationally. This seminar will cover critical-path schedule and delay concepts and principles essential for understanding and presenting project delay issues and claims, as well as advanced technical and legal concepts and strategies for addressing schedule delay, disruption, and acceleration claims. The panel of expert speakers will address the most challenging issues that arise in managing project schedules and delays and will present cutting-edge techniques for documenting, analyzing, and presenting project schedule delay events, providing guidance on how to avoid, negotiate, and resolve these disputes.
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F. Burak Evrenosoglu, PE, PSP, CCP, Program Co-Chair, is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting, Inc. and is based in Portland Oregon. He is a licensed civil engineer in 4 states (WA, OR, MD, CO) and a licensed attorney in California. He has more than 24 years of broad international construction management experience.
Sean C. Gay, Program Co-Chair, is a partner in Stoel Rives LLP’s Construction & Design group. He is a former construction professional who applies his extensive industry experience to help clients achieve their goals. As a construction project manager, he was intimately involved in the technical and financial aspects of his projects.
Steve A. Ball manages Portland General Electric’s Construction Management division. He has 22 years’ experience in electrical construction/plant commissioning including engineering, designing and maintenance of commercial, industrial and utility electrical systems. He has managed multiple construction/upgrade projects.
Tymon Berger is an attorney at PNW Construction Law who represents builders and owners with construction disputes. His experience spans 24 years, beginning in the field managing work for three of the largest contractors in the U.S. He also advises on defective design, delay, productivity impacts, and scope disputes.
Marcus Eyth chairs the construction and government contracts group at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. He advises and represents project owners, designers, and contractors on all aspects of private and public construction and supply contracting. He drafts and negotiates construction contracts and assists clients with project issues.
Darren Lee is Director of Construction for the Portland Public Schools Office of School Modernization, capital bond program. He previously worked for CBRE/HEERY as a consultant to PPS. He has spent 25 years as an Owner’s consultant with his own firm and 10 years as a Construction Project Manager for the State of Oregon.
Stephen Sullivan has been involved in the construction industry for over 40 years, with the last 32 years working as construction consultant and expert. As a construction claims consultant, he has worked on the resolution of over 100 construction disputes for contractors, subcontractors, owners and developers.
This seminar is approved for the following credits:
This course has been approved by the Oregon State Bar for 6.0 general CLE credits.
This course has been approved for 6.0 hours of law and legal CLE self-study credit by the Washington MCLE board.
The Seminar Group is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider; therefore, this course is approved for 6.25 general CLE credits.
If you are purchasing only certain portions of the seminar then the full credit amount does not apply.
If you do not complete the full seminar you may not earn full credit. If you need assistance calculating your
credit please call our office at 206-463-4400 or 800-574-4852.
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