Fundamentals of Construction Law

(778 Ratings)

Produced on: October 28, 2013

Course Format On Demand Audio

Taught by


Course Description

Time 54 minutes
Difficulty Beginner

Your company is ready to business in the U.S. You’ve got your corporate structure all ironed out, your trademarks filed and your patents registered. Now, where are you to conduct your daily business? If you’re contemplating building a new office, there are a myriad of construction legal issues you’ll want to look out for.

In this course, David Pfeffer covers from top to bottom the issues and questions you’ll need to contemplate in advance of building, including pros and cons to the project formats you might pursue and the legal hurdles you might encounter.

Further, this course will cover associated legal considerations such as liens, insurance, and contracting terms so your client’s building can go up unimpeded.


Learning Objectives:

I.    Understand the top legal considerations involved in a construction project.

II.   Know which types of insurance are applicable in various situations for different stakeholders.

III.  Plan against litigation and subsequent delays.

IV.  Initiate a ground-breaking ceremony.


David Pfeffer

Tarter Krinsky & Drogin

Chair of the Construction Practice Group at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, David Pfeffer works with clients in the commercial real estate and construction industry, and represents commercial, institutional and residential real estate owners, operators and developers. As a business partner to his clients, David not only provides sound legal advice, but also has a keen understanding of the business climate. He handles matters such as contract preparation, development, continuing operation, leasing and dispute resolution, and also maintains an active practice in business negotiation. Providing business solutions from a legal perspective, David’s practice focuses on project delivery strategies and the preparation and negotiation of design, construction and related contracts for private and public real estate development projects.

Additionally, David has litigated cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States and before various alternative dispute resolution boards, gaining a solid reputation as a litigator who develops innovative solutions to complex disputes



Raymond K.

Excellent program on the interplay of all the factors that come into a proper construction contract

Samuel Y.

Lecturer was great. He covered 5 important subjects quickly but he hit the key issues in each subject.

Jeffrey M.

The speaker did an excellent job.

Teresa O.

Great speaker

Dan H.

Great Lecture -- definitely going to rewatch it -- maybe many times

Tagiana S.

David was simply excellent!!

Linda L.

I wish more time could have been devoted to topics discussed

Isolina E.

Excellent presentation, very informative.

Daniel M.

Excellent presentation by knowledgeable speaker.

wendy m.

excellent course and speaker

Kathleen H.

excellent presentation

Michael S.

Excellent primer on construction law; well-informed speaker with great presentation skills.

Daoud A.

Great course!! Excellent presentation; covered a lot of ground and presented useful information in a clear and concise manner.

Scott B.

The presenter was very knowledgable - great course.

Jennifer D.

Excellent, well-structured and prepared, interesting and relevant.

Jessica M.

Wish there was a part II. Very good.

Stuart P.

very good course

Karen H.

Great synopsis of the basics

Michael H.

Good presentation of lien law, bonding, developer and contractor contracts and pertinent litigation issues.

Irwin W.

Good course.

Charles R.

Excellent presentation.

Frank K.

well presented

Kamran M.

very effective instructor; knowledgeable and articulate.

Wilfred R.

Should have been at least a two hour course!

Lawrence F.

Very knowledgeable on the subject.

Brenda C.

Good overview of the area of construction projects.

Ronniel L.

Excellent course and I would have loved more detail and a longer course. I would love some specific cases and examples etc. Good job. I will be looking for more from this speaker

Karmela M.


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