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Matthew DeVries

Matt is a construction & litigation attorney at Burr & Forman LLP and father of seven young kids.

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One Awesome Case Discussing The Difference Between Delay and Disruption Damages!

Posted in Case Law, Claims and Disputes, Legal Trends, Scheduling, Texas, Transportation
Rarely do you find a case that succinctly addresses a construction law issue.  Today, one of my legal alerts pointed me to one such case dealing with delay damages and disruption damages. This is a must read! In County of Galveston v. Triple B Services, LLP, decided on May 26, 2016, the Court of Appeals of Texas… Continue Reading

Where’s Matt? Speaking about Construction Law in Texas and North Carolina

Posted in Legal Trends, Tennessee, Texas, VA, DC, MD
Where’s Waldo?  The real question is, Where’s Matt?  If you’ve wondered where I have been the past few days, try looking in Texas and North Carolina.  I have been preparing to speak at two construction law conferences in two different states.  Look closely and you might find me. On Thursday, I will be speaking at the University… Continue Reading

Austin’s First LEED Platinum Home Featured at ABA Construction Forum Breakfast

Posted in LEED, Texas
I am in Austin, Texas this week attending the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry’s annual meeting.  One of the ways that I got more involved in the Forum was participating in the activities of one of the twelve divisions.  I am a member of Division 10: Legislation and Environment, which helps assemble information regarding case law and legislation… Continue Reading