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Kyle Doiron represents owners, general contractors, and subcontractors in the many issues that can arise in the field of construction. His practice focuses on assisting clients both before and after problems arise by drafting contracts designed to best position clients to avoid disputes and litigating matters to final resolution if issues do surface.

The Impact of the 2020 Tennessee Construction LegislationAfter a number of controversial bills proposed from various industry groups over the last few years, the Tennessee construction community came together in 2020 to push through legislation intended to protect members of the construction industry. A cornerstone of that attempt was gaining lien priority – or at least parity – with construction lenders, further

<i>Say What?</i> Statutes of Repose/Limitation May Not Be Defenses in Arbitration?Most private construction contracts contain binding arbitration clauses and apply the “law of the state where the project is located.” While arbitration is less formal than court/litigation, legal defenses are often raised, including whether a claim is barred by a statute of limitation or, in the case of construction claims, a statute of repose.