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Hancock Estabrook, LLP Attorneys Lecture on Construction Contracting

Syracuse, New York – Hancock Estabrook, LLP attorneys James Hughes and John Powers spoke to owners, construction managers and attorneys on Construction Contracting Procurement Methods and Handling of Claims for Lorman Educational Services, May 12, 2009.

Mr. Hughes and Mr. Powers addressed the legal issues commonly encountered in major construction projects. They also discussed management issues and the types of disputes that can occur on such projects.

Mr. Hughes, who has more than 25 years experience in public construction law, prepares and negotiates design professional and construction agreements for public and private entities, including integrated agreements for partnered construction management models (architect and construction manager consulting teams) and general conditions for multiple prime contractor agreements.

Mr. Powers is a commercial litigator who represents clients in construction litigation, and other types of complex commercial litigation, in federal court and state court, as well as in other alternative dispute resolution forums.

Hancock Estabrook, LLP is one of Upstate New York's leading law firms providing quality legal representation to clients across the region. The Firm is located in downtown Syracuse at 1500 AXA Tower I.