Construction Claims: Effective Discovery Tactics

Best Practices for Document Collection, Review and Production

Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A

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Conducted on Wednesday, June 26, 2013

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This CLE course will guide construction litigators in managing complex discovery issues in construction claims, including electronic and paper document collection, review and production.


Construction projects generate a significant number of documents, most of which will be requested during discovery when a construction claim arises. Technology has fundamentally changed the discovery obligations, processes and expenses for owners, contractors and design professionals.

Counsel must establish a discovery strategy early in the case to ensure obtaining all documents critical to developing the case. Counsel responding to discovery requests should develop an approach that meets e-discovery and other legal obligations, while controlling litigation expenses.

Listen as our authoritative panel of construction attorneys examines key discovery issues in construction claims. The panel will discuss best practices for handling electronic and paper documents during construction disputes, including meeting e-discovery requirements. The panel will also discuss strategies for implementing record-keeping practices that prepare parties to respond to discovery requests before they occur.



  1. Recent case developments
  2. Determining what evidence is admissible
  3. E-discovery considerations
  4. Duration of project
  5. Managing enormous amounts of data


The panel will review these and other key questions:

  • What are the most common discovery challenges construction counsel face when litigating construction claims—from initiation through resolution of the case?
  • What issues should construction counsel consider when drafting and responding to discovery requests?
  • What approaches have been effective for construction counsel for obtaining essential information in the least expensive manner?

Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.


Andrew L. Greene
Andrew L. Greene

Perkins Coie

He focuses his practice on construction transactions and dispute resolution. In the past few years, in addition to...  |  Read More

Brendan J. Peters
Brendan J. Peters

Perkins Coie

Mr. Peters focuses on construction litigation, construction transactions, and commercial litigation. He has over 15...  |  Read More

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