Mr. James G. Zack

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James G. Zack, Jr. is the Senior Advisor, Navigant Construction Forum™ – the construction industry’s global resource for thought leadership and best practices on avoidance and resolution of construction project disputes globally. Formerly, Executive Director, Corporate Claims Management, Fluor Corporation; Vice President, PinnacleOne; and Senior Construction Claims Consultant, CH2M HILL, Inc. With 45 years’ experience he is a recognized expert in mitigation, analysis and resolution or defense of construction claims. A Fellow of AACE and RICS, Mr. Zack is a Certified Forensic Claims Consultant, a Certified Construction Manager and a Project Management Professional as well as a nationally known author and speaker on construction claims.

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Live Webinar

Time Extension Requests – What Does A Contractor Have to Prove?

• Be exposed to two recent cases concerning time extension requests. • Learn the rules concerning time extension requests. • Understand the arguments about waiver and apportionment of liquidated damages. • Become knowledgeable about co ...

  • Intermediate
  • 90 Mins
  • Nov 06, 2018
Recorded Webinar

Constructive Acceleration - At Home & Abroad

Constructive acceleration is judge made law created by the Boards of Contract Appeals in the 1960’s to establish an equitable remedy for contractor recovery when owners refuse to recognize delay. In the U.S. there is a standard six ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Early Completion Schedules – Benefits, Risks & Defenses

A contractor’s right to complete work early was acknowledged by Courts in the 1960’s. Delayed early completion claims arose shortly thereafter and became somewhat common in the industry. It was then, and remains now, a controversial issue in the c ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Mediating Construction Disputes – How to Win

Mediation is not new. Mediation was employed in ancient India as well as in the Islamic world. In more recent times mediation has been widely adopted in the U.S. construction industry as a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). Mediation is ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Public Private Project Partnerships – What, Why & How Is Risk Allocated?

This webinar presents the results of a research effort concerning P3 projects. The session explores the various aspects of Public Private Partnership (P3) projects focusing on what they are? why owners employ this project delivery method? how such ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Trends in Construction Technology – The Potential Impact on Project Management & Construction Claims

This webinar identifies and explores some recent technology advances in construction and suggests some potential impacts on project managements and construction claims. Technology has transformed the world radically over the past few decades.  Alt ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Delivering Dispute Free Projects - Does Partnering Help?

Project partnering is one of the most effective tools in the construction management process employed to deliver successful projects -- projects that complete on time, in the budget, safely, with the specified quality and have no outstand ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Impact of Rework on Construction Projects & Some Practical Remedies

Rework in the construction industry is frequent and well known. It is a drain on productivity, profitability and timeliness of project delivery for both contractors and owners. Additionally, the need for rework can have spinoff or downstream impac ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Time Extension Requests - What Does a Contractor Have to Prove?

Whether an owner, a design professional, a construction manager or a contractor, all construction professionals must learn how to analyze, prepare and justify time extension requests. Owners and their representatives are tasked with the r ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 90 Mins
Recorded Webinar

Concurrent Delay - Is It Really A “Get Out of Jail Free” Card

When owners impose liquidated damages at the end of a delayed project contractors often respond with allegations of concurrent delay. That is, contractors argue that some or all of the project delay was actually caused either by the owner ...

  • Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
  • 90 Mins