Building Green: Navigating the Legal and Regulatory Challenges of Sustainable Real Estate
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide best practices when planning and negotiating green building contracts. The panel will outline strategies for resolving legal disputes between builders, contractors, subcontractors, tenants and other affected parties.
- Current trends and opportunities
- Prescriptive and performance measures for green building
- Tax incentives
- Emerging technologies
- Legal considerations and best practices in green building projects
- Contract provisions
- Insurance coverage
- Green building disputes and liability issues
- On the horizon - Green lending/financing
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How can counsel help builders and construction companies take advantage of the opportunities in green building?
- How can counsel for builders and developers protect their clients' interests in contract negotiations for a green building project?
- What are the factors to consider in securing insurance coverage for green building projects?
- What strategies should counsel employ to defend against disputes and litigation arising from a green construction project?
Jeffrey D. Masters
Cox Castle Nicholson
Mr. Masters is a litigator and co-chair of the Development Risk Management and Insurance Coverage Practice. He handles... | Read More
Mr. Masters is a litigator and co-chair of the Development Risk Management and Insurance Coverage Practice. He handles insurance coverage claims and litigation matters for regional and national public and private owners, homebuilders, developers, investors, contractors, and lenders. He also provides strategic counsel to clients on contractual risk transfer issues, operational risk management matters and the structuring and implementation of liability and property insurance programs ranging from project-specific to enterprise-wide coverages. He has extensive experience with residential and commercial owner controlled (OCIP) and contractor controlled (CCIP) insurance programs and other innovative insurance structures.Close
La Jolla Pacific
He is a construction quality expert with more than 25 years of experience in the real estate industry, covering all... | Read More
He is a construction quality expert with more than 25 years of experience in the real estate industry, covering all aspects of planning, development, construction and management. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has authored numerous articles on construction quality and risk management issues.Close
Peter J. Korda
He is co-head of the Structured and Real Estate Finance Group. He represents lenders on real estate finance... | Read More
He is co-head of the Structured and Real Estate Finance Group. He represents lenders on real estate finance matters, workouts and restructured transactions. He has extensive experience in real estate projects across the U.S. He has closed numerous fee and leasehold financings and refinancings of major residential developments, shopping centers, office buildings, hotels and specialty projects.Close
Sean M. O'Brien
He focuses his practice on the representation of banks, institutional investors, hedge funds, investment banking... | Read More
He focuses his practice on the representation of banks, institutional investors, hedge funds, investment banking institutions, real estate owners and businesses in a variety of financial and commercial real estate transactions. He has significant experience in real estate projects across the United States, including structuring and closing large, multi-state, multi-property mortgage financings.Close