Commercial Construction Contracts Important Provisions - Houston, TX

Apr 22, 2016 08:30am -
Apr 22, 2016 09:30am

Event Description




The South Texas Chapter of the American Academy of Attorney-CPAs presents:


Commercial Construction Contracts Important Provisions -- Owner's and Contractor's Perspectives


Presented by: Bruce Merwin


Program Description

The presentation will consist of an overview of Owner's and Contractor's current perspectives, negotiation strategies and a list of key contract clauses with the Owner's and Contractor's positions with respect to such clauses.


Learning Objectives

  • Understanding Owner's and Contractor's positions and negotiation strategies;
  • Understanding of Owner's and Contractor's respective positions on key issues and compromise positions; and
  • Review of key dispute resolution alternatives when things go wrong.


About the Presenter

Bruce Merwin, Partner, Thompson & Knight LLP

Bruce Merwin has more than 36 years of experience working on all types of complex real estate transactions, with a particular emphasis in construction related transactions, office building, apartment and condominium development, industrial projects, leasing, land development projects, and the purchase and sale of unimproved and improved property. He has experience with drafting many different types of construction-related documents including crane easements and temporary airspace use agreements. Bruce also has substantial experience in working with developers of multifamily projects, including mixeduse

projects, and assisted living centers, including Alzheimer's facilities. Bruce is Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. 


Bruce is the only attorney in Texas to be listed in both Real Estate Law and Construction Law in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® by

Woodward/White Inc.


Date & Time                                                                    

Friday, April 22, 2016                                                                

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (Breakfast Provided)   



FCA Offices, 791 Town & Country, Suite 250,  Houston, TX



NASBA-approved for 1.0 CPE credit in Business Law; State Bar of Texas approved for 1.0 MCLE credit 


Free Admission

Admission is free for all business professionals. For information on the cancellation policy please call 888-ATTY-CPA ext. 2.


Registration is available at or by phone at 888-ATTY-CPA ext. 2.


Additional Information

Delivery Method: Group-Live

Program Level: Overview

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None
Who Should Attend? Attorneys, CPAs, Business Professionals



AAA-CPA continuing education programs are designed to meet the needs of Attorneys and CPAs and to qualify for credit both as CPE and CLE. Of course, the decisions of various state authorities determine the actual credit granted. There are no prerequisites or advance preparation requirements for this course. For information on the cancellation policy please call 888-ATTY-CPA ext. 2. 


The American Academy of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, Inc. (AAA-CPA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:




Event Type:Chapter Meeting
Early registration ends on Mar 09, 2016.
Regular registration starts on Mar 10, 2016 and ends on Apr 23, 2016.
Late registration starts on Apr 24, 2016.