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Anna-Bryce Hobson is an associate in the Construction Practice Group. Prior to starting at Bradley, Anna-Bryce served as a  law clerk for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of North Carolina. She received her J.D. (cum laude) from Wake Forest University School of Law, where she was senior notes and comments editor for the Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property and a member of the Wake Forest Moot Court Board. During law school, Anna-Bryce interned for the Honorable J. Michelle Childs of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina and the Honorable Mark Davis of the North Carolina Court of Appeals. View articles by Anna-Bryce.

Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right: Unlicensed Contractors Can Pursue Designers for NegligenceThe North Carolina Court of Appeals recently determined that a builder who fails to comply with state licensing requirements may still pursue a negligence claim against design professionals. In Wright Construction Services, Inc. v. The Hard Art Studio, PLLC, the owner contracted with architecture firm Olive Architecture to develop plans for a mixed-use complex

Struggle Creates Innovation: Technology and Data Privacy for ContractorsAs the coronavirus (COVID-19) spread around the world, most businesses were forced to close their doors temporarily and take steps towards working virtually. However, the U.S. construction industry, deemed “essential” by nearly every stay-at-home order issued throughout the country, kept operating and kept building. After all, construction does not occur “virtually.” While many viewed the

Warranties: They Protect You Until They Don’tMost construction contracts include express warranties. A contractor, subcontractor, or vendor may warrant its work or materials on a project for a period of time after the completion of its work or delivery of its materials. The parties to a construction contract will often negotiate the extent and length of this warranty period. But, what