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October 17, 2019

Kromke and Tung talk Understanding the Construction Bidding Process.

Hunt Ortmann construction attorneys Emily Kromke and Jennifer Tung recently conducted a webinar presentation titled “Understanding the Construction Bidding Process” through Lorman Educational Services. During the webinar, Kromke and Tung reviewed the mechanics of construction bidding, including responsiveness and responsibility, and bid protests, among other topics of importance to those involved in construction bidding. Lorman […]

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October 15, 2019

Smith and Tung present at Contract Award and Management Training Academy

Hunt Ortmann attorneys Kathlynn Smith (shareholder) and Jennifer Tung (associate) recently presented a training session on Contract Award and Review to participants of the Merriwether Williams Contract Award and Management Training Academy.  Topics covered by the Hunt Ortmann presenters included: “What to keep in mind during bidding” and “What to look for in your contract” […]

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July 17, 2019

Client Alert: Is it Time to Update Your Arbitration Agreement?

Recently, the United States Supreme Court decision Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela ruled that an arbitration agreement may not allow for arbitration of class action cases against an employer if it is determined to be ambiguous.   If your arbitration agreement does not specifically allow for class-wide arbitration in such matters, a court will not […]

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May 2, 2018

California Supreme Court Confirms that Right to Repair Act Is Exclusive Remedy for Construction Defect Claims

By Kathlynn Smith and Shahirah Salem (as published in the May/June issue of California Constructor) With single- and multi-family residential construction on the rise, there are opportunities around every corner for homebuilders. In California, one of the most significant post-construction obligations for homebuilders (and homeowners, for that matter) is the Right to Repair Act (the […]

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April 25, 2018

JoLynn M. Scharrer elevation noted in AGC of California Constructor Magazine

JoLynn M. Scharrer, a Shareholder at Hunt Ortmann, was recently mentioned in AGC of California Constructor Magazine’s March/April Edition regarding her recent elevation to Shareholder. With AGC of California noting that, “Scharrer has 30 years of experience, most recently focused on employment and insurance matters, Scharrer will also lead the firm’s practice in these areas, […]

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October 19, 2017

Be Green, Not Green with Envy: Green Home Building Is On The Rise

Be Green, Not Green with Envy: Research Confirms Green Home Building Is On The Rise by Jennifer Tung   According to a recent study conducted by Dodge Data & Analytics, in partnership with the National Association of Home Builders, the percentage of “green” multifamily and single family homes is on the rise.  While not specific […]

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