NEW YORK — March 2, 2016 — Robert C. Epstein, National Construction Law Practice co-chair and shareholder at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will lead a workshop at the New York Build Expo 2016 March 7-8, 2016, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. The New York Build Expo brings together leading contractors, developers, planners, engineers, architects, and other key stakeholders to discuss the latest investment opportunities, developments plans, and milestones for construction in New York City and New York State.
On March 7 at 2 p.m., Epstein will lead the workshop “The Art of Managing Construction Risks.” In the workshop, Epstein identifies the four primary risk areas on construction projects (cost overruns, design and construction defects, unforeseen site conditions, and delays) and provides techniques for effectively managing these risks to achieve successful construction projects.
With more than 38 years of experience, Epstein has represented numerous public and private owners, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, designers, sureties, and other parties involved in major construction projects. He has handled a wide array of complex construction litigations involving claims of construction defects, project delays, payment claims, and other disputes.
Greenberg Traurig’s Construction Law Practice assists clients from the initial conception and project delivery planning at the front end of projects through their completion, and from the negotiation of contracts and preparation of bids to the resolution of construction disputes. The group’s experience is rooted in a diverse client base including public and private owners, developers, construction lenders, construction managers, subcontractors, vendors, architects, and engineers.