Jennifer regularly analyzes proposed construction contracts to evaluate a client’s exposure, maintain jurisdictional and labor law compliance, and ensure adequate insurance and dispute resolution provisions and procurement and escalation clauses.
She has extensive experience representing clients with delay claims and routinely works with expert witnesses to prosecute claims for delay, inefficiency, disruption, out-of-sequence work and construction means and methods. She has frequently been called upon to analyze situations as they are developing and assist clients with documenting delays, proposed change orders, default, termination, and other typical issues that may result in a claim.
Jennifer’s knowledge of building envelope defects including defects to stucco, cultured stone, brick, siding and EIFS, has proved invaluable to the successful resolution of numerous negotiations with builders.
In addition to construction, Jennifer is active in the women and minority-owned business community and assists those businesses in achieving required certifications and maintaining compliance.
Jennifer has been continually recognized from 2013 as a Construction Litigation “Superlawyer” by Superlawyer magazine, has authored many articles relating to the construction industry and is a frequent lecturer.
The Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, PA
(Juris Doctor, Order of the Barristers Honor Society, 1996)