Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Louges, LLP Firm News Feedhttps://www.mirickoconnell.com/?t=39&format=xml&stylesheet=rss&directive=0&records=20en-us20 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800firmwisehttps://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssConstruction Experiencehttps://www.mirickoconnell.com/?t=40&an=88960&anc=954&format=xml<ul> <li>Successfully represented a college through all phases of financing and construction of a new Center for Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship, including grant requirements, bonding, compliance, contracts and project management.</li> <li>Negotiated a favorable resolution for a general contractor in a multi-million dollar delay claim stemming from defective design documents and extended conditions in a multi-phased renovation and new construction of a hospital.</li> <li>Successfully represented a municipality in complying with the Massachusetts Designer Selection Law in connection with the construction of a new public safety complex, including selecting an architect, negotiating and drafting AIA architect and general contractor agreements, and favorably resolving multiple disputes that arose during construction and after project completion.</li> <li>Won summary judgment on behalf of a landowner against a developer who claimed that the parties had reached an agreement concerning the sale of land valued in excess of $5 million.</li> <li>Successfully defended claims in excess of $2 million brought by a design-builder against an owner of a senior living facility, in connection with a $14 million construction project. The arbitration was a multi-party, complex case that spanned over 40 days of hearings.</li> <li>Managed and coordinated efforts of multi-disciplinary team of architects and engineers to permit and develop a 104-bed assisted living facility, including obtaining zoning amendments and purchasing municipal property.</li> <li>Managed and coordinated efforts of an institutional medical group&rsquo;s real estate and facility phasing and re-organization, including leasing and regulatory requirements, design and construction contracts, and business advice.</li> <li>Successfully represented a regional sewage treatment plant in review and approval of construction contract documents for a major renovation and expansion project.</li> <li>Represented a private owner and a developer of residential and assisted-living facilities in negotiating and preparing a contract with a design-builder for construction of a new residential development.</li> <li>Successfully represented a general contractor and its surety in defending claims on a payment bond brought by a specialty concrete subcontractor on a public works project involving renovation and build-out of a college dormitory.</li> <li>Regularly prosecute and defend mechanics&rsquo; lien claims and surety bond claims.</li> <li>Serve as general counsel to several leading general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors and specialty trade contractors.</li> <li>Successfully prosecuted multi-million dollar claims for breach of contract and unfair business practices on behalf of a designer and builder of pollution control systems for power generation facilities.</li> <li>Represented an institutional client in connection with its campus expansion plans, which involved working with MEPA, DCR and DEP to obtain the required approvals.</li> <li>Regularly assist merit shop clients with union avoidance, organizing drives and elections.</li> <li>Regularly represent unionized clients in labor grievances, arbitrations, unfair labor charges and contract negotiations.</li> <li>Regularly assist clients with OSHA audits, jobsite inspections and citations.</li> <li>Successfully tried a case before the Housing Appeals Committee for a developer client against a municipality for an affordable housing project under Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40B.</li> </ul>Experience22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800https://www.mirickoconnell.com/?t=40&an=88960&anc=954&format=xml