A Focused Look at Risk Management in the New Decade: Forum on Construction Law 2020 Midwinter Meeting

El Conquistador Tucson, A Hilton Resort

10000 N Oracle Rd

Tucson, AZ 85704

The Forum on Construction Law is holding its Midwinter 2020 meeting in Tucson, Arizona January 23-24. Attendees will learn about the challenges facing construction professionals now and those likely to be faced in the future. Experienced lawyers and industry leaders in cybersecurity and technology will discuss the role of expanding technology in construction and design, and resultant changes in risk assessment and management. Lewis Rice member Jeremy P. Brummond is a Program Co-chair, and Patrick J. Thornton serves as session coordinator for "Recent Trends in Construction and Design Risk Management."

Topics will include:

  • Risks raised by using tech tools such as augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and block chain/e-contracting
  • Risks related to new trends in litigation management, including management of E-discovery
  • Risks related to labor and employment developments
  • Ethical issues presented by technology risk that did not exist for attorneys on such a frequent basis 10 years ago

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Jeremy focuses his practice on engineering and construction, representing clients in a variety of commercial litigation matters. Clients include property owners, engineers, general contractors, and specialty contractors. Jeremy counsels clients in contract negotiation and drafting, and he frequently represents such clients in construction-related litigation including cases involving claimed construction defects, delay and lost productivity, and mechanic's lien and payment bond claims.

Patrick practices primarily in the areas of construction and environmental law, medical malpractice, and commercial litigation. He prosecutes and defends matters involving insurance coverage disputes, mechanic's liens, eminent domain and condemnation, breaches of contract, and numerous tort theories.