Jason Lien, co-chair of Maslon's Litigation Group and member of the firm's Governance Committee, and incoming associate Justin Rose have co-authored an article on the legal ramifications of modern trends in project delivery for the Summer 2017 issue of The Construction Lawyer, Journal of the ABA Forum on Construction Law. The article, titled "Design-Build, Performance Specifications, and Spearin: How Modern Trends in Project Delivery Have Impacted a Contractor's Defenses," outlines important differences between design and performance specifications, provides an overview of modern trends in project delivery systems, and discusses which party bears the risk under the modern approach.
Jason's litigation practice is focused on representing clients from the construction, real estate, financial services, and food industries. He also frequently represents policyholders in insurance coverage and bad faith disputes. Jason regularly appears in federal and state court on behalf of design-build firms, general contractors, architects, engineers, specialty contractors, property management companies, real estate owners, and lenders. He has been selected for inclusion on the 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers® list and recognized by Chambers USA in the field of construction law.