Archive for October 2017

Krista H. Kapp Inducted Into The Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys

October 19, 2017

Laurie & Brennan, LLP congratulates Krista H. Kapp on her recent induction into The Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys (SOICA).  Krista joins Laurie & Brennan, LLP partners Ty Laurie, Dan Brennan, and Ryan Hiss in this prestigious organization.

From Right to Left: Ty D. Laurie, Daniel S. Brennan, Krista H. Kapp, Ryan A. Hiss

From Right to Left: Ty D. Laurie, Daniel S. Brennan, Krista H. Kapp, Ryan A. Hiss

SOICA is an invitation-only organization for Illinois-based construction attorneys who have demonstrated the highest ethical standards of practice, have made substantial professional contributions to the industry, and who are dedicated to excellence in the practice of construction law.  SOICA stresses collegiality and provides a forum for its members to exchange experience and knowledge in order to enhance the understanding of the social and economic forces that impact the construction industry, the technical and business practices of the construction industry, and the laws that underlie construction processes.

Krista, who focuses her practice on the drafting and negotiation of complex construction contracts and design agreements, looks forward to sharing her own knowledge and experience and learning from the knowledge and experience of her fellow SOICA members.

For more information on SOICA, visit the SOICA website at www.soica.org.  To contact Krista H. Kapp or another attorney at Laurie & Brennan, LLP, please call our office at (312) 445-8780.

 

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Dan Brennan’s Contribution to The 2017 A201 Deskbook

October 16, 2017

Dan Brennan, one of Laurie & Brennan, LLP’s founding partners, is proud to be a contributing author for the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law’s newly released book, The 2017 A201 Deskbook.

 

Earlier this year, The American Institute of Architects (AIA) released its revised A201 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction, which is updated every ten years. The A201 is among the most frequently used documents of all AIA construction forms.

The 2017 A201 Deskbook provides a comprehensive and detailed guide to the new AIA A201, identifying and analyzing the significant changes made to the A201 document.  The Deskbook also provides a section-by-section critical analysis of the A201, including case law interpretations and practice tips to assist construction law practitioners.  The 2017 A201 Deskbook is available through ABA Book Publishing here.  Additional information about the ABA Forum on Construction Law, can be found here.

To contact Dan Brennan or another attorney at Laurie & Brennan, LLP, please call our office at (312) 445-8780 or visit our website at www.lauriebrennan.com.

Kendall E. Woods Elected President of Chicago Metro Chapter of NAWIC

October 2, 2017

Laurie & Brennan, LLP partner, Kendall E. Woods was recently elected President of the Chicago Metro Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC).

Kendall E. Woods, Partner

Kendall E. Woods, Partner

NAWIC is an organization dedicated to enhancing the success of women in the construction industry.  The Chicago Metro Chapter of NAWIC works hard to provide mentoring, networking, leadership development, skill advancement and learning opportunities for women in construction.  With Kendall at the helm, there is no doubt that the Chicago Metro Chapter of NAWIC will continue to ensure that women grow and succeed as leaders in the construction sector.

Laurie & Brennan, LLP is proud to support NAWIC and congratulates Kendall on her election to President of the Chicago Metro Chapter of this esteemed organization.

For more information on the Chicago Metro Chapter of NAWIC, please visit the NAWIC website at https://www.nawic-chicago.org/.  To contact Kendall E. Woods or another attorney at Laurie & Brennan, LLP, please call our office at (312) 445-8780.


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