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Christopher Selman is a litigator, representing clients in a variety of industries, such as construction, government contracting, energy, and real estate.

Christopher’s construction practice involves the representation of owners, EPC contractors, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in a variety of issues and projects, both public and private. Christopher has experience managing construction disputes across the United States and abroad, including Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, the Republic of Panama, Turkey, and the Dominican Republic.

CISA Updates Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers; More States Issue Stay-at-Home OrdersOver the weekend, the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued updated guidance expounding on its classification of workers who are essential to the nation’s critical infrastructure viability during the COVID-19 crisis. As discussed in our previous alert and blog post, CISA has identified 16 key infrastructure sectors that should continue operations to protect

Is Your Construction Project “Essential”?As the coronavirus pandemic’s devastating impacts continue to evolve, governments at all levels (local, state and federal) are taking various measures to respond to the virus outbreak. Several governors and mayors have issued orders shutting down certain business operations while others are focusing more on non-business activities. Owners, contractors, vendors and suppliers are asking whether

“Force” and Foremost: COVID-19 and Force Majeure in Construction ContractsSince our last article, fear of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread as rapidly as the disease itself. Within the last few days, President Trump declared a national emergency and announced the steps the Executive Office is taking to respond to the outbreak. The virus and the efforts taken to prevent its proliferation are