Sunshine Laws and the Vulnerability of Consultant Work Product in Public Works Construction Disputes
The United States Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and similar state-level open records statutes are intended to promote transparent government operations. However, when public agency owners encounter construction disputes, such “sunshine laws” may become an obstacle to resolving them. This presentation will explore the vulnerability of consultant work product to public records act demands against the intersection of attorney-client and work product privilege.
Speaker: Bryan Payne & Charles Montgomery