Arizona Construction Law Update – June 21, 2016

The Snell & Wilmer Construction Practice Group will host and present a seminar on June 21, 2016, updating you on the latest changes to Arizona’s Construction Law.  The seminar will begin at 3:00 pm followed by a reception for attendees afterwards. For more … Continue reading

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Sarah Mead Publishes Article on Nevada Construction In Law 360

Snell & Wilmer Associate Sarah Mead has published an article on Nevada Construction Law in LAW 360 Magazine. See the Article here.

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Tips on Pursuing and Defending Complaints against Contractors

The often staggering cost of litigation has prompted an equally staggering amount of regulatory complaints against contractors in recent years. Why? Because filing a complaint against a contractor may not cost a complainant anything but time. And any litigation expenses are … Continue reading

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Denver Metro Construction is Booming

Colorado Public Radio is reporting that construction spending in 2015 was up 20 percent over the previous year in Metro Denver, CO. About $5.5 billion in construction starts, adding some 40,000 construction jobs since the end of the recession, have … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Will Suffer Natural Gas Leak for Months

ENR reports that relief wells drilled to relieve pressure and allow the Aliso Canyon natural gas leak to be repaired will not be complete until at least late February, 2016. The new well pipes are supposed to meet the leaking … Continue reading

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California Supreme Court Stops Newhall Ranch Project on Climate Change Concerns

In a split decision, the California Supreme Court has reversed a lower court’s approval of the Newhall Ranch Mega-Project’s 5,828 page environmental impact report, stating the lower court failed to adequately support its conclusion that the development would not significantly … Continue reading

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Partial Subordination Agreement not Involving or Affecting Mechanics Lien Claimant Priority is Enforceable in Nevada

When visible construction begins, Nevada law says mechanic’s liens attach to the construction site. A construction lender wants to ensure that its deed of trust securing the construction loan has first priority to the property title, if the loan is … Continue reading

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Nevada Supreme Court Building Breaks Ground

Snell & Wilmer’s Construction & Appellate Law teams congratulate LV Land Company LLC, EHB Companies and the Nevada Supreme and Appellate Courts on their breaking ground for the new Nevada Supreme Courthouse in Las Vegas, Tuesday, October 27, 2015.  More … Continue reading

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Denver Transit Partners Set to Open DIA to Union Station Section

Denver Transit Authority is set to open the section of the @2.2 billion “Eagle” transit public private partnership project running from Denver International Airport to Denver’s Union Station in April. See video report from American City Business Journal/Denver here.

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NLRB Expected to Issue Decision on “Joint Employers”

The National Labor Relations Board is expected to issue a decision  in the very near future (Browning-Ferris Industries 32 RC 109684) that will dramatically change the standard  for finding that two or more entities constitute “joint employers” for purposes of … Continue reading

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