Jim O'Connor, partner and head of Maslon's Construction Law Group, will present at the American Bar Association's 2015 Annual Meeting for the Forum on Construction Law being held in Boca Raton, Florida, April 16-18, 2015.
Jim's session on day one titled, "The Construction Lawyer's Role Before and After a Crisis Strikes," will cover how to plan for and manage a construction crisis. Topics include what to do in the immediate aftermath of a crisis, dealing with the media, and handling communications inside and outside of the construction company.
Jim O'Connor devotes his practice exclusively to construction and construction insurance-related matters. He represents engineers, general contractors, specialty contractors, owners, and designers in contract formation and construction matters throughout the United States. Jim is a Fellow and Governing Board member of the American College of Construction Lawyers, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the former Chair of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, and an active member of the AGC's Contract Documents and Risk Management Committees. He has published extensively in the construction law area and was recently selected as a 2012 Distinguished Legal Writing Award recipient by the Burton Awards for Legal Achievement.