Private Work: How to Secure a Fair Contract + Get Paid

Kegler Brown

There can be many differences between private and public construction projects, especially when it comes to securing a fair contract and collecting your money. Knowing these differences and approaching them correctly from the start will save money, time and headache down the road.

Join Kegler Brown on May 1 as the following topics are examined as they pertain to private work:

  • Conditioning your bid
  • Contract provisions
  • Contingent payment; pay-when-paid vs. pay-if-paid
  • Lien Rights
  • Change Orders
  • Prompt Payment Act

This briefing, held in the offices of Kegler Brown, is essential for anyone who provides labor, material or equipment to privately owned construction projects.

A hot breakfast will be served to all attendees starting at 7:30 a.m.

Registration + Fee:

Please register by Thursday, April 24, by contacting Ashton Lahman, [email protected] or (614) 255-5515. Space is limited to the first 30 registrants. There is a $50 fee for attendees who are not Kegler Brown clients.


Don Gregory, Director
Don is well known for his experienced and pragmatic advice and is highly rated as one of Ohio's very best construction lawyers. He stays abreast of cutting-edge developments in the industry by serving many of the leading national construction trade associations as their general counsel. Don has been involved in many of the most sizeable and important cases impacting the construction industry over the last 30 years, including disputes concerning: bid challenges, claims; mechanic’s liens; and prompt payment.


Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
65 East State Street, Suite 1800
Columbus, OH 43215
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Complimentary Parking: We will reimburse parking tickets from the Columbus Commons Underground Garage only, located at 191 S. 3rd Street. Directions to parking garage.

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