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The Attainability of Sustainability in Construction

July 20, 2022

Conor McGuire, Director of Sustainability at New-England based construction manager Columbia, joins the podcast to share his experience on sustainability in construction. Columbia has been a leader in sustainability practices and Conor discusses the practice and ethos of green building, challenges, trends, and strategies for environmentally conscious decisions that create cleaner worksites, bottom-line benefits, meet client and company goals, and improve employee wellness.

About the Hosts

Jeffrey Katz

Jeffrey Katz is an Executive Vice President of VERTEX who leads the contract claims group. Mr. Katz is a professional engineer who has been involved as a consultant or expert on large files across North America, preparing claims and expert reports related to delay and schedule impacts, productivity claims, project completion costs, unforeseen conditions, design issues, overpayment, construction defects, and more. In 2018, Mr. Katz was selected as one of Civil + Structural Engineer magazine’s Rising Stars.

Brian Padove

Brian Padove joined Watt Tieder in 2018 after spending three years working as a litigation associate at a national insurance defense firm.

Brian focuses his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, construction law, and suretyship while representing a wide variety of clients including contractors, subcontractors, sureties, and owners.  He is admitted to practice law in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin as well as multiple federal district courts.

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