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Best Practices for Early Dispute Resolution on Infrastructure Projects

December 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Engage in the PeaceConnect session “Best Practices for Early Dispute Resolution on Infrastructure Projects“. This 90-minute conversation event will be on Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 at 3 pm EST (-5 UTC). Please use the Time Zone Converter to determine when this engaging conversation will be in your time zone.

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Speaker Bio

Chris Kane

Chris Kane is a licensed engineer and lawyer, with over 25 years of training and experience as a neutral in alternative dispute resolution. He has more than 40 years of experience in construction, infrastructure, and environmental projects, including all aspects of the project life cycle such as development, design, construction, finance, and operations. His extensive experience dealing with all methods of dispute resolution includes mediation, arbitration, dispute review boards, advisory opinions, structured negotiations, joint fact-finding, mini-trials, and consensus-building. He is an Adjunct Professor of Mediation at William & Mary Law School and a frequent author and lecturer.

Since becoming a neutral in 1994 he has mediated and arbitrated over a hundred cases. Chris’ dispute resolution work includes numerous multi-million dollar, highly technical matters including claims regarding design and delay issues on rail stations, transit guideways, and wastewater projects; contract performance and subsurface claims on energy projects; performance payments on a wastewater plant operating contract; mediation of a food processing plant design-build dispute; mediation of defective pipe welding claim on the gas pipeline; and mediation of a stormwater flooding dispute.

Since receiving his law degree, he has practiced as inside counsel, a partner in law firms, and has worked as an executive for top industry leaders including AECOM and Washington Group. Prior to practicing law, he began his career serving 5 years as an officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers working on engineering developments, construction of roads and airfields, water resources, and flood control projects. Chris also worked as a Facility Engineer with IBM Corporation and George Washington University. He currently has his own company P3 Collaborative LLC, a multidisciplined infrastructure advisory company.


December 1
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm