Antonija Krizanac is an associate in Stoel Rives’ Construction and Design group. She draws upon her experience as a project manager in the construction industry to analyze projects from both a legal and client perspective.
If you do not follow the Oregon legislature closely, you may have missed a new law, which went into effect January 1, 2020, that impacts the treatment of retainage on private and public construction projects over $500,000. For private and public construction contracts entered into on or after January 1, 2020 that include a contract … Continue Reading
OSHA’s General Duty Clause requires an employer to provide a workplace free from recognized hazards that are likely to cause death or serious physical harm. In the current pandemic, COVID-19 qualifies and contractors should draft a COVID-19 policy for their worksites implementing the latest guidance in order to minimize the hazard and protect employees. In … Continue Reading
Unlike many of its neighboring states, Utah currently has no statewide “stay home” or “shelter in place” order. However, in response to COVID-19, Governor Gary Herbert has issued a “Stay Safe, Stay Home” directive on March 27, 2020. This is not a shelter in place order. It is a directive that tells individuals and businesses … Continue Reading
In our increasingly electronic age, parties signing a construction contract, invoice, change order or other documents are as likely to do so by clicking on an “I agree” checkbox or inserting a digital signature, or e-signature, as they are to put pen to paper. In my first article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, I … Continue Reading