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Legal & Regulatory Considerations for Design-Build Projects: Expert Insights & Legislative Updates

April 13, 2023, 7:00 – 9:00 AM CDT

Legal & Regulatory Considerations for Design-Build Projects: Expert Insights & Legislative Updates

Time & Location

April 13, 2023, 7:00 – 9:00 AM CDT

Four Points by Sheraton Houston West

11191 Clay Rd, Houston, TX 77041, USA

About the Event

Attendees will gain valuable knowledge about the latest legislative updates and how they impact design-build projects. The event will also provide an opportunity for attendees to network with industry professionals and engage in a Q&A session with the presenter.


Sean M. McChristian – Board Certified Construction Lawyer & Partner at Porter Hedges LLP

Sean McChristian is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Construction Law and his practice covers the full life cycle of complex design and construction projects in the private and public sectors. He frequently drafts and negotiates design and construction contracts, including EPC agreements, design-build agreements, BOP agreements, and master service agreements. Once a project enters the execution phase, Sean is often asked to aid in resolving

project performance issues that impact the cost of the work, the time required to complete the work, or the quality of the work. In those situations where an early resolution is not achieved, he represents his clients in the mediation, arbitration, and litigation of complex design and construction claims and disputes.

Sean regularly speaks on legal issues in the construction industry and conducts client training sessions specifically tailored to the needs of a client team. Sean has also been deeply involved in legislative issues related to the construction industry. He has appeared before Texas Senate and House committees to provide testimony on various bills and served as the legislative affairs advisor for the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. 

Sean also has significant experience with real estate and property disputes, including boundary disputes, encroachments, drainage and flooding issues, and landlord-tenant disputes.




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