The Status of Lien Waivers in Utah Remains Cloudy

New Article from Utah Construction Partner Mark O. Morris on Utah Lien Waivers – Click here to read the article.

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Transfer of Property Title to a Holding Company Did Not Divest Landowner of Owner-Occupant Status Under A.R.S. § 33-1002(B)

Recently, in Marco Crane & Rigging Co. v. Masaryk, 703 Ariz. Adv. Rep. 29 (Dec. 30, 2014), the Arizona Court of Appeals established that a subcontractor on a residential project has no lien rights against an owner-occupant, even though the … Continue reading

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Snell & Wilmer Partner Leon F. Mead II Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America

Snell & Wilmer’s Construction Group is proud to congratulate Leon F. Mead II, a partner in the Las Vegas office, for being selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.  See the Firm’s Press Release regarding his achievement here. … Continue reading

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Snell & Wilmer Construction Litigation Group Ranked Tier 1 Nationally by Best Lawyers of America©

The Snell & Wilmer Construction Group is proud to have been Nationally ranked by Best Lawyers in America© as Tier 1 for Litigation: Construction.  See our press release here.

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Snell & Wilmer Construction Lawyers to Speak at 2015 AGC Convention

Snell & Wilmer Construction Group partners, Chuck Keller and Rick Erickson, have been selected to speak at the 2015 Associated General Contractors of America (“AGC”)Annual Convention.  Along with Ralph Ketchum of Austin Commercial, Chuck and Rick will speak on the … Continue reading

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11 Snell & Wilmer Construction Lawyers Named to 2015 Best Lawyers in America

Snell & Wilmer’s Construction Group is pleased to announce that 11 of its members have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.  See the Firm’s Press Release about all listed … Continue reading

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Under Construction Newsletter for 4th Quarter 2014 Released

Snell & Wilmer’s Construction Group has released its Under Construction Newsletter for 4th Quarter 2014, containing timely articles on Contract Drafting to Avoid Claims, Arizona’s View of the “Cardinal Change Doctrine”, a summary of the Arizona Weitz Company LLC v. … Continue reading

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Nevada Supreme Court Rules Suppliers Not Entitled to Notice of Defect and Right to Repair under Nevada Residential Construction Defect Law

Nevada’s residential construction defect law – NRS 40.600 through 40.695, inclusive – was enacted in order to avoid costly litigation by providing all contractors and subcontractors with a notice of and an opportunity to repair alleged construction defects before litigation … Continue reading

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A Subsequent Developer has no Ability to Force a Public Body to Call an Abandoning Developer’s Performance Bonds for Infrastructure Improvements.

The Arizona Court of Appeals decided on July 22, 2014 that a developer cannot compel a public entity to call its performance bonds to complete infrastructure improvements on a construction project that a prior developer abandoned due to bankruptcy. Ponderosa Fire Dist. … Continue reading

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Congratulations to McCarthy Building Cos., ENR SW Contractor of the Year

Snell & Wilmer’s Construction Group congratulate McCarthy Building Cos., on being selected as the ENR Southwest Contractor of the Year.

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