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Contracts Demystified: Fundamental Tenets for Project Managers

Thursday, May 27, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)


* Registration open until 5/27/21 at 11:00 AM (EST)

Event Details

Join two members of COAA's Emerging Professionals Committee, Mike Rubin and Stuart Eisler, as they instruct Owners who are new to drafting, negotiating, and enforcing contracts on the three types of clauses most likely to result in avoidable problems. This presentation will provide a basic understanding of specific contract clauses to pay attention to, and how to approach them, based on your project’s objectives.

This webinar is sponsored by The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company.

COAA will apply for AIA LUs for this webinar. 


Stuart L. Eisler, JD
Senior Counsel & E-Discovery Counsel
Hanson Bridgett LLP (San Diego)

As an attorney in Hanson Bridgett LLP’s top ranked construction practice, Stuart serve the needs of the built environment representing award-winning Owners and Contractors with heavy civil, industrial, commercial, education, and residential project development and complex construction disputes. An intense interest in developing technologies, innovation, and alternative procurement methods allows Stuart to advise clients on litigation, construction transactions, and business counseling and development of best practices.

Stuart is a member of COAA's Emerging Professionals Committee and the Design-Build Institute of America. He also serves as Chair of the Executive Committee for the Construction Section of the San Diego County Bar Association. 

Mike Rubin
Avicado Construction Technology Services LLC

Mike holds a Master of Science degree in construction management from the University of Florida. With that foundation, he has amassed a decade of experience as a project management professional, overseeing the successful deployment and implementation of hundreds of construction projects around the world, including Shanghai and the United States. He currently works as a go-to for a variety of Avicado's clients. 
Mike is the inaugural recipient of COAA's Emerging Professional Award of Excellence.  

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Jill McKenzie
Jill McKenzie
CAE Manager, Membership & Sponsorship Southern Association of Independent Schools