Laura J. Bowman

Laura J. Bowman Partner
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May 07

Selecting Project Delivery Methods & Bidding Public Construction Contracts

  • Thursday, May 7, 2020
  • 7:30 AM to 3:45 PM (EST)
  • The Conference Center at OCLC
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Bricker & Eckler announces seven new partners for 2020

The law firm of Bricker & Eckler LLP recently elected seven new partners of the firm: Jill Bigler, Dylan Borchers, Laura Bowman, Melissa Carleton, Nicole Donovsky, Devin Parram and Christy Schirra.

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Bricker attorneys listed by Super Lawyers for 2020

The 2020 Super Lawyers list of outstanding lawyers includes 31 Bricker attorneys, representing four of the firm’s office locations and 13 areas of practice. Notably, this year’s list includes four newly-listed attorneys, and three attorneys were named to “Top Lists” for Ohio.

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Construction procurement training

Present internal client training to key organization representatives, project managers and in-house counsel relating to construction bidding and procurement laws and best practices. 


Introduction to design-build and construction manager at risk procurement for Ohio public entities


Phased renovation and expansion healthcare projects

Assisted private and public health care systems in negotiating and preparing design professional and construction manager at risk agreements for phased renovation and expansion projects with budgets ranging from $1 million to $15 million.


County jail renovation and new construction projects

Assisted with the selection of project delivery models and prepared request for qualifications, request for proposals, design professional agreements and construction contract documents for a variety of new build and renovation projects for county jails. Project delivery models included construction manager at risk, design-build and general contractor. Project values ranged from $3 to $50 million.


Library system renovation and new construction projects

Prepared procurement documents and negotiated contract documents for architect agreement construction manager at risk contracts for renovation and new construction projects for multiple county library system branches. Construction values ranged from $1 to $9 million.


Task order construction manager at risk agreement

Prepared the requests for qualifications, requests for proposals and specialized contract documents for task order construction manager at risk arrangements for public and private entities including hospital systems and library systems.


$1.3 billion health system construction projects

Advise and assist Indiana's largest private, not-for-profit health system with three projects that are among the largest construction projects the system has ever undertaken, with total costs expected to exceed $1.3 billion over several years. The first project involves construction of a new campus location in the downtown area. The second project involves a new facility on a university campus. The third project involves renovating 150,000 square feet of the vacated children’s hospital to create a maternity hospital. Bricker’s role is to provide the legal services specific to the construction of health care facilities, while Indiana co-counsel is expected to provide more general construction advice.


Ohio competitive bidding thresholds: Public school threshold increased to $50,000


A comparison of general contracting, construction manager at risk and construction manager as agent