The year 2021 was an interesting and unsettled one in the construction industry — bids and projects grew in numbers in some market sectors and regions yet slowed or halted in others. An aftereffect of this activity was a variety of claims and disputes, which, coupled with the ongoing pandemic and increasing market uncertainty, particularly with respect to the supply chain, led to a year of disruption for the industry. In my latest article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, I provide some suggestions for those in the construction industry, and specifically contractors, to get ahead of similar claims and disputes in 2022. Read the full article here.

Originally published as an Op-Ed by the Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce on December 20, 2021.