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Partner James Nagle to Address NCMA South Sound Chapter General Meeting

Mon Nov 5, 2012

SEATTLE, Washington, September 5, 2012 – A review of current developments regarding federal contracts will be provided by noted federal construction law expert James Nagle, a senior partner with Seattle-based law firm Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker, LLP, at the NCMA South Sound Chapter General Membership Meeting & Training Event, September 19, 2012.

 The event begins at 5:30 PM and will take place at the Liberty Inn at 400 Wilmington Drive in DuPont, Washington.

Mr. Nagle will provide an analysis and review of current statutes, recent executive orders, regulations, and other administrative developments. He will also address relevant new legal decisions, providing a review of pre-award, primarily protested, cases and post-award cases, generally involving changes, differing site conditions, claims and terminations for default. A comprehensive handout will be provided.

He is nationally renowned for his expertise in federal contracting, particularly in the area of construction law. He has extensive experience including working with supply, services, international, major systems and construction contracts.

Mr. Nagle has represented owners, contractors, subcontractors, sureties, architects, engineers and all parties in the contracting process. His local and national reputation is such that both the government and contractors have used him as a consultant, expert witness or arbitrator/mediator.

Prior to joining the firm, he served as chief of the Logistics and Contract Law Branch of the Department of the Army staff.  He also served as a trial team chief in the Army’s Contract Appeals Division.