James Rudnicki is a shareholder of Bush Rudnicki Shelton P.C. He serves on the TAB Contract Committee and at NAHB. His expertise includes representing residential contractors, land developers, and design professionals in challenges related to construction defect claims, job-site injuries, code violations, regulatory oversight, contract negotiation, document drafting, and real property transactions. He represents many well-known home building and development companies in Texas.
Ian Faria has broad experience in construction law, with a focus on
megaprojects in all construction disciplines, including infrastructure, commercial, industrial and residential construction law. He is a member of Bradley's Construction and Government Contracts Practice Group and serves as the firm's office managing partner for the Texas offices.
Ian has extensive trial experience conducting jury and bench trials in federal and state court, as well as arbitrations -- from homeowner claims to multimillion- and multibillion-dollar commercial and governmental projects throughout Texas. He represents developers, general contractors, subcontractors, homebuilders, and business owners in a variety of disputes, as well as in OSHA compliance and investigation matters.
Additionally, his construction practice covers a range of projects, including
highways and bridges, public works projects, commercial and retail
construction, industrial and warehouse facilities, residential (single and multifamily), apartment complexes, pipelines, and drilling sites. His clients and their projects, as well as their disputes, extend across the country, including Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming.
Ian is actively involved in the construction industry. He serves as general
counsel for the Greater Houston Builders Association and as legal advisor for
Operation FINALLY HOME, a nonprofit 501(c) that provides custom-made,
mortgage-free homes to wounded and disabled veterans and the widows of
fallen soldiers. He is a frequent speaker and author on a variety of topics
concerning the construction industry for the State Bar of Texas, the Associated General Contractors and the American Subcontractors Association.
ABSTRACT : This talk focuses on Residential Construction Contracts, Subcontractor Agreements, and related material to help the residential professional better protect their business. The speakers will highlight key provisions needed in every contract to comply with Texas law, reduce risk, and deal with customer expectations.
The fast and energetic overview will include:
Money and Getting Paid
Change Orders and Selections
Substantial Completion and Challenging Customers
Punch List Disputes
Limiting Warranty Obligations