5 Key Contract Clauses Every Architect Should Know



Learn how these clauses can improve your owner/architect agreements

 

Thursday, November 5, 2020   |   2-3 pm ET   |   Free webinar

There are certain clauses that can improve agreements—making them more equitable, profitable, and better to manage. It is imperative for design firms to have a thorough understanding of these five key clauses and how to negotiate appropriate language to secure their benefits.

Join us for a webinar as presenters review contractual clauses regarding Limitation of Liability and Waivers of Consequential Damages, Scope Definition, Suspension of Services for Non-Payment, Architect’s Right to Terminate for Cause, Dispute Resolution, and how to identify, negotiate, and incorporate these clauses successfully.


Attendees will:

• Know how to establish an effective process for conducting a thorough review, interpretation, and negotiation of design contracts for construction projects.

• Review five common contractual clauses that are beneficial to the design profession, often overlooked or under-appreciated by the design professional.

• Gain tools and strategies for negotiation in order to add the beneficial language and improve your owner/architect agreements.

• Know where to access reliable resources to help in review of agreements.

SPEAKERS

Peter Longley, AIA, CSI, CCS, LEED AP

Director of Operations
CBT Architects

James Germano, Esq.

Manager and Counsel, AIA Contract Documents
The American Institute of Architects

James Germano, Esq.

Manager and Counsel, AIA Contract Documents
The American Institute of Architects

James Germano, Esq.

Manager and Counsel, AIA Contract Documents
The American Institute of Architects

Peter Noone, AIA

Principal
Solomon Cordwell Buenz