Webinar: How to Escape Killer Construction-Contract Clauses

AGC offers tips for owners and contractors to survive contract negotiations

The Associated General Contractors of America and American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry present a distinguished panel experienced in construction contract drafting and negotiation. The speakers will identify some of the most onerous commonly used contract clauses in prime agreements as well as subcontracts. This interactive panel, representing an Owner's, Constructor's and Specialty Contractor's point of view, will demonstrate negotiation strategies to teach you tips and tricks. By the end of the webinar, you will be able to identify, analyze, and negotiate (out of) killer contract clauses to help you survive.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify commonly used "killer clauses" that shift risk in construction contracts between owners and constructors as well as constructors and specialty contractors
  • Understand how state laws affect the enforceability of certain contract provisions
  • Analyze negotiation strategies when negotiating "killer clauses"


  • Joanne Linley, Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
  • Bruce W. Merwin, Haynes and Boone, LLP
  • Tracy L. Steedman, Niles Barton Wilmer
  • Moderator: Brian Perlberg, AGC

Price: $149/Members $229/Non-Members
Duration: 90 minutes

The webinar can be purchased on the AGC website.

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