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Will ForetJustin Neagle

Risk Management, Contract Negotiation and Dispute Resolution with Jeremy Baker - Baker Law Group

E83 • Mar 12, 2024 • 59 mins

In this episode, Jeremy Baker, founder of Baker Law Group, discusses the significance of contract negotiation, risk allocation, and interpersonal skills in AEC businesses. He shares insights on international projects, AEC contract pitfalls, and the role of specialized attorneys. The conversation also covers dispute resolution and the role of mediators.

Key Points

  • Jeremy Baker emphasizes the importance of dispute avoidance and cost-efficient early resolution in construction law, rather than defaulting to litigation.
  • Choosing the right project delivery method and carefully negotiating contracts can prevent disputes and align expectations in the AEC industry.
  • Effective mediation, led by a mediator who understands the nuances of the construction industry, can often result in early and cost-efficient dispute resolution.

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