Balch & Bingham partners L. Conrad Anderson IV, Charles A. Burkhart and Joseph Leavens shared tips for contractors amidst the COVID-19 crisis with Building Design + Construction in its digital edition on March 23, 2020. The article highlights ways contractors can protect themselves and their contracts and includes information about time-sensitive requirements, reviewing on-going contracts, checking insurance coverage, anticipating any potential operational problems and more.
Conrad Anderson is a partner is in the Birmingham office and litigates all manner of business disputes. He has significant experience representing contractors and subcontractors in a variety of construction matters, including contract drafting and negotiation, payment disputes, bid protests, and insurance coverage issues.
Chuck Burkhart is a partner is in the Birmingham office and has a national construction practice in which he represents owners, architects, general contractors, and subcontractors on claims ranging from mechanics liens, the drafting and negotiation of high-value construction contracts, to the litigation and trial of complex construction disputes - most recently defending claims against a major electrical utility on arguably the largest construction project ongoing in the United States.
Joe Leavens is a partner is in the Birmingham office and has a diverse construction practice representing owners, contractors and subcontractors. He focuses on drafting, revising and negotiating construction contracts, filing and removing mechanic’s liens, and defending and prosecuting construction lawsuits. He regularly negotiates construction contracts all across the Southeastern United States and recently obtained a settlement north of half a million dollars for the owner of a multi-unit residential complex in a lawsuit against a terminated general contractor.