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Managing Partner Teno West and Partner Steven Torres to Present at County Attorney Association of the State of New York Annual Meeting, September 12 – 14, 2021; Partner Josh Meyer to Attend

Managing Partner Teno West and Partner Steven Torress will present at the County Attorney Association of the State of New York Annual Meeting, September 12 – 14, 2021 at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, New York. Their presentation is titled Mastering Post-Covid Delay and Additional Work Claims: A Public Owner’s Toolbox. Partner Josh Meyer...

COVID-19-Related Construction Claims

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the suspension of both public and private construction in many states, or at the very least has limited projected activities in a significant way. Public owners can expect to see various types of delay claims, remobilization issues, and demands for economic and schedule relief. Construction delay claims and the... Read More >

Force Majeure Clauses and the Coronavirus Pandemic

In light of the ongoing coronavirus public health crisis, entities are reviewing their performance obligations under their existing contracts, and whether they can potentially invoke force majeure clauses. A force majeure clause in a contract excuses a party’s performance obligations when circumstances arise that are beyond a party’s control and make performance of the subject... Read More >

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update

West Group Law recognizes the serious health concerns and significant disruptions that the COVID-19 virus is causing. In response to the COVID-19 situation, we are following best practices recommended by local and federal authorities with regard to workplace safety. We are committed to continue to represent our clients with the same responsiveness, expertise, and experience you... Read More >

New York State Enacts Design-Build Legislation for Several New York City Agencies

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed into law the New York City Public Works Investment Act (the “Act”), which authorizes certain New York City agencies to utilize the “design-build” project delivery method for public construction projects over a specified dollar threshold amount. The design-build project delivery method allows the designated City agencies to request proposals from... Read More >

Managing Partner Teno West Presented at International Solid Waste Association World Congress in Bilbao, Spain

The presentation focused on sustainable solid waste management practices of one of the United States’ leading solid waste authorities – the Rockland County Solid Waste Management Authority, which manages solid waste issues for approximately 325,000 residents in Rockland County, New York, which is located just north of New York City. The Authority, through the operation... Read More >

Partner Steven Torres to present at NBI, Inc. Real Estate Law Boot Camp, March 10, 2020 in Providence, RI

Partner Steven Torres will present at the NBI, Inc. Real Estate Law Boot Camp in Providence, RI at the Hilton Garden Inn, 220 India Street, on March 10. His presentations will focus on real estate development and construction law, as well as environmental laws and liability. TIMES | TITLES: 10:45am – 12:00pm:  Real Estate Development and... Read More >