The only comprehensive practice guide specifically focused on construction law in the State of Nevada, written for legal practitioners and construction industry professionals looking to navigate the choppy waters of Nevada's construction laws, from one of Nevada's leading and most experienced construction lawyers.
About the Author
Leon Mead has been handling construction law matters for over 25 years. His practice is primarily devoted to representation of public and private owners, developers, contractors, specialty contractors, construction managers, material suppliers and design professionals, in construction contract preparation, negotiation and implementation, LEED Certification/Green Building compliance, litigation, arbitration and mediation, construction claims, mechanics lien remedies, construction defect defense including residential and commercial deficiency design and construction claims, delay, disruption, acceleration and other impact claims, bid protests, construction industry issues, commercial and business litigation. On construction and development related transactional matters, Leon has significant experience in planning, negotiating, drafting and coordinating contracts as unique as design and construction of multi-billion dollar complex commercial multi-use projects, and as routine as form UCC Article 2 sales transaction / credit agreements for construction goods and materials. His experience has included myriad delivery method options (including Design-Bid-Build (Competitive Bidding), Design-Build, Construction Management at Risk, Construction Management as Agent, Owner-Builder, Design, Build, Operate and Maintain, Fast-Track and Flash-Track), utilizing various financing and compensation methods (including lump sum, cost plus fee, guaranteed maximum price ("GMP"), joint venture funding, public private partnership, etc.). This experience allows him to partner with and advise clients as to various strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and risks that each of these construction methods pose, and recommend strategies to manage the particular issues unique to the project circumstances. Leon has also advised clients on necessary construction administration and management processes that avoid pitfalls created by legislative enactment. Leon's work is recognized by his 2006-2015 Tier 1 Construction Litigation ranking by Chambers USA(R); Selection as 2013 and 2015 Construction Lawyer of the Year in Las Vegas by Best Lawyers(R); 2006 through 2016 inclusion in Best Lawyers(R); 2006 through 2015 listing in Superlawyers(R), his AV rating from Martindale-Hubble(R) and his most recent selection as Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.