Shields Mott L.L.P. Partners, Adrian D’Arcy and Andrew Vicknair Presented Webinars Regarding the Impact of COVID-19 on the Construction and Surety Industries

On April 17, 2020 and May 8, 2020, Shields Mott L.L.P. partners, Adrian D’Arcy and Andrew Vicknair presented two webinars regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the construction and surety industries.

On April 17, 2020, on behalf of Lorman Education Services, Adrian and Andy presented a 95 minute long webinar: Construction Industry Issues Caused by COVID-19. The interactive webinar (questions were encouraged) provided help to the persons involved in the construction industry on how to handle issues that have arisen in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis and addressed common issues experienced by contractors during these troubling times. Click here to purchase/download a copy of the webinar.

Then, on May 8, 2020, on behalf of HalfMoon Education, Inc., Adrian and Andy presented a two hour long seminar: Construction and Surety Law Issues Due to COVID-19. The interactive webinar (questions were encouraged) focused on pressing issues facing persons in the construction and surety industries in the current environment, including suspension or termination of work, required notice, insurance coverage issues, Force Majeure applicability, emergencies, responses to government orders, handling employee issues and more.

Adrian A. D’Arcy
Andrew G. Vicknair

Adrian D’Arcy’s primary practice areas include commercial litigation, construction litigation and surety litigation. Additionally, Adrian crafts and reviews construction contracts so that clients are protected on the front end of projects. Adrian also teaches a Construction and Surety Law class at Loyola Law School as an adjunct law professor.

Andrew Vicknair’s primary practice areas include all phases of intellectual property including litigation, prosecution, and transactional matters. Andrew handles all aspects of patent, trademark, and copyright litigation; and prosecution of U.S. patent applications, trademark applications, and registration of copyrights with the United States Copyright Office. Andrew also practices in commercial litigation and construction litigation, including claims related to construction defects, payment, subcontractors, owners, and general contractors.