September 24, 2020

Tennessee Construction Law

Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Date: Oct 26, 2020
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Presented by HalfMoon Seminars


  • Contracting for Sustainable Projects
    • Understanding the basics of contract law
    • Contracting for sustainability
    • Setting goals, benchmarks and performance goals
    • Requiring specific methods and materials
    • Requiring commissioning/verification
    • Making changes to contracts
  • Legislative Updates in Tennessee Construction Law
    • Tennessee’s Construction Industry Payment Protection Act
    • Changes to the Prompt Pay Act
    • New “stop work” procedure if not getting paid
    • Demand for reasonable assurance of payment
  • Meeting and Exceeding Federal, State and Local Safety Requirements in the Age of Coronavirus
    • Occupational Safety and Health Administration update
    • State and local safety regulations
    • Allocating responsibility for construction site safety
    • Strategies for maintaining site safety: injuries and illness
    • Reporting construction site injuries
  • Reviewing Accessibility Standards and Compliance
    • What standards apply and when? Federal standards
      • ADA Standards for Accessible Design
      • Architectural Barriers Act
      • Fair Housing Accessibility Guidelines
    • State and local standards and building codes

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors


  • Jamie Little, Stites & Harbison, Construction Service Group
  • Matthew DeVries, Burr & Forman, LLP
  • Andrew Schrack, Butler Snow, LLP
  • Michael Lee, Butler Snow, LLP
  • Joseph Getz, Evans Petree, PC
  • Brian Yoakum, Evans Petree, PC

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Related Capabilities
Drafting, Reviewing & Negotiating Construction Contracts Construction Federal, State & Local Public Construction and Procurement Health Care - Construction Fabricated Structural Steel