Presented by Mark Young, Esq., JD, MBA, BS Civ. Eng., Attorney at As-Built Law, PLLC.
Despite the engineering profession being a very risky profession, engineers are taught very little about the laws and minimizing legal risks in the engineering profession. Engineers at all levels can benefit from a basic understanding of the legal requirements and available protections in any contractual and non-contractual relationship with clients, owners, contractors and other consultants.
This presentation is meant to give a general overview of the most important topics, articles, language and legal knowledge that engineers should possess to protect themselves.
Mark Young is an attorney concentrating in construction and business law. He is a Shareholder with AS-BUILT LAW, PLLC. Mr. Young worked for the prime contractor on construction projects as large as $1.8 billion ($1.2 billion construction budget). Mr. Young serves as a construction panel member for the American Arbitration Association – he served as an arbitrator on cases as large as eight digits. Mark designed land development (residential and commercial), roadway, train, and airport projects as a project engineer prior to attending law school. He has been a registered Patent Attorney with the United States Patent & Trademark Office since 2001. Mr. Young has a Juris Doctor and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Utah. He also has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
Mr. Young is committed to alternative dispute resolution processes. He serves as a panel member for construction arbitration cases administered by the American Arbitration Association – he has served as an arbitrator on cases as large as eight digits. Mr. Young provides arbitrator and mediation services. Regardless of the size of the case; he remembers that each case is important to the parties.
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