Michael McBride and Mark Fleder Speak at AICPA National Construction Industry Conference

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ROSELAND, N.J./December 15, 2011 -- Connell Foley Managing Partner Michael X. McBride, Mark L. Fleder Co-Chair, Construction Law practice group at Connell Foley and Grassi & Co., and Partner Richard E. Gavin, delivered a presentation titled “When to Call In the Cavalry: The Construction Accountant and The Construction Lawyer” at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) National Construction Industry Conference held on December 1-2, 2011, at the Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV.
McBride and Fleder addressed the importance of a knowledgeable and experienced construction attorney and accountant that provides clients with the opportunity to minimize risk and litigation.

Topics discussed:

  • Early detection of the need for outside consultation when a project seems to be turning into a nightmare
  • Assisting in the creation of relevant documents beyond those normally maintained
  • Consideration of very early dispute Mediation well before formal legal proceedings begin
  • Roles of knowledgeable counsel and construction accounting experts in Arbitrations and Litigations

Michael X. McBride is Co-Chair of the Construction Law practice group and a member of the Real Estate and Land Use practice group.

Mark L. Fleder is Co-Chair of the Construction Law practice group and member of the Commercial Litigation practice group.

For more information, please contact 973-535-0500 or email mmcbride@connellfoley.com and/or mfleder@connellfoley.com

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is the national, professional association of Certified Public Accountants in the United States, with more than 330,000 members, including accountants in business and industry, public practice, government, and education; student affiliates; and international associates. It sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for audits of private companies; federal, state, and local governments; and non-profit organizations.

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