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Effectively Transferring Risk Through Incorporation by Reference Clauses

Effectively Transferring Risk Through Incorporation by Reference Clauses Incorporation by reference clauses are tools commonly used by contract drafters to extend the terms, obligations, rights, and remedies from one contract to another.  In construction contracts, these clauses are most often seen in subcontract agreements and bonds.  In subcontracts, incorporation by reference [...]

Rebecca Moss joins The Chapman Firm

The Chapman Firm is pleased to announce that Rebecca Moss has joined the firm as an associate. Rebecca joins the firm after having practiced construction law for the past five years. Before joining the construction bar, Rebecca worked in governmental affairs. Her experience in government and her representation of public [...]

Jerry Negrete joins The Chapman Firm

The Chapman Firm is pleased to announce that Jerry Negrete will join the firm as an associate attorney on January 11, 2016. Jerry has spent the past few years of her practice litigating construction disputes and has extensive ties and experience to the construction industry. Jerry adds to the firms already [...]

Texas Municipal Procurement Laws – Made Easy

Texas Municipal Procurement Laws - Made Easy

Do you need quick answers to questions about municipal contracting ad purchasing?  There are many individual statutes that govern a city's responsibilities and obligations in the procurement process.  These regulations cover all types of procurement, not just construction spending.

Here is a paper that is currently published on the Texas Attorney general's website.  I, along with three co-authors, wrote this paper.  We've updated it to bring it current through the last legislative session in 2012.  Future updates will follow pending action from the 82nd Legislature in 2013.