Verrill Partner Ruesch Elected to American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law Steering Committee

PORTLAND — Verrill partner Robert Ruesch was recently elected to the steering committee of the American Bar Association’s Construction Law Forum for a three-year term.

The seven-person nominating committee, consisting of Cary Wright (Chair), Thomas Rosenberg, Aaron Silberman, Anthony Lehman, Asha Echeverria, Catherine Delorey and Jayne Czik, met at this year’s mid-winter meeting on February 24 in San Diego, Calif. The Committee appointed a new elected Chair of the Forum and four positions on the Steering Committee.

Ruesch has a long history with the ABA’s Construction Law Forum, beginning in 2014 he was a member of the Division 1 Steering Committee, then chair of the SPEC Distance Learning Subcommittee since 2016. From April to September 2020, Ruesch played a vital role in the COVID-19 Leadership Roundtable Series, moderating and speaking at webinars.

Ruesch focuses his practice on construction, design and surety law, advising clients on all aspects of the construction process, including contract negotiation, procurement, bid challenges, management and cancellation of claims, trials, arbitration and mediation.

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