Michael Kelley to Present CLE on Construction Risk Mitigation for Catastrophic Events

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Michael Kelley to Present CLE on Construction Risk Mitigation for Catastrophic Events

Michael C. Kelley, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Orlando office, will present a 90-minute CLE webinar on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, discussing best practices for preparing for catastrophic events in the construction industry, as well as related considerations for specific contract provisions.

Hosted by Strafford, the CLE webinar, titled “Construction Risk Mitigation Prior to and During Catastrophic Events,” will advise construction counsel on best practices for preparing for catastrophic events, from wildfires to extreme heat to hurricanes and tornadoes. Michael and his fellow panelists will discuss how the more active, severe weather and climate activity of the last few years has led to construction projects with potential delays and adjustments in mind. The panel will provide counsel with factors to consider in pre-bid planning and tender stages, how to utilize alternative construction methodologies, and how to modify working times and supply chains to meet needs. In the presentation, Michael will also address the importance of emergency action planning and the negotiation of contracts and purchase orders with the expectation of natural or other catastrophic events.

To learn more or register for the CLE webinar, click here.

Construction Risk Mitigation Prior to and During Catastrophic Events – CLE Webinar

  • Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST
  • 90-minute CLE (1.5 credits) video webinar with interactive Q&A
  • Panelists: Michael C. Kelley (Shutts & Bowen LLP), Michael S. (Max) Klimas (Keene Klimas Consultant Group), Bill Rush (Insurance Office of America)

About Michael C. Kelley 

Michael C. Kelley is a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Construction Practice Group. Michael’s practice focuses on construction, commercial and real property litigation, as well as transactional matters involving construction projects and the acquisition, development, financing, operation, and disposition of real estate. He represents clients in the construction and real estate industries, including corporations, builders, developers, designers and high-end investors in a broad range of litigation and transactional matters.

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