Publications - Aileen Leipprandt

Attorney Aileen Leipprandt

 

“Minding Your Zoning Ps & Qs," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, May 2017


"Court Enforces Subcontractor's Demand For Arbitration of General Contractor's Claim," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, April 2017


"Court Enforces Subcontractor's Obligation To Indemnify Contractor," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, February 2017


"Improperly Licensed Architect Firm Not Liable On Licensing and Malpractice Claims," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, January 2017


"Contractor Loses Bad Faith Argument Against Surety," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, January 2017


"An ADC Construction Classic - The Timeless Gingerbread House," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, January 2017


"The Art & Law of Living Neighborly," West Michigan Woman Magazine, June/July 2016


"Supplier Who Does Everything Right Wins Big on Payment Bond Claim," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, May 2016


"Crossing the Finish Line Can Be Tough," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, September 2015


"Crossing the Finish Line - Avoid Project Closout Drama," Builders Exchange Quarterly, Summer 2015


"You Snooze, You Lose - School's Claim Against Roofer Too Late," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, January 2015


"Contractor’s Useless Liens Trigger Victory on Unjust Enrichment Claim,” Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, December 2014


“Contractor’s Common Law Indemnity Claim Against Architect and Engineer Fails,” Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, October 2014


“Contractor Enjoys Decisive Win in Noteworthy Construction Lien Case,” Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, April 2014


“Breaking Up is Easy – Court Upholds Owner’s Termination for Convenience," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, March 2014


“Construction Manager Liable for Injury in Common Work Area,” Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, March 2014


“Lower Tier Subcontractor Loses Payment Claims Against General Contractor and Owner,” Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, February 2014


"General Contractor Not Entitled to Indemnity From Subcontractors Where General Contractor Liable Under Common Work Doctrine," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, January 2014


"Surety's Liability Limited to Amount of Performance Bond," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, October 2013


"Bats Gone Wild - Unlicensed Michigan Contractor Loses Claim and Suffers Sanctions," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, October 2013


"Statute of Repose Bars Claims Against Contractors," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, September 2013


"Michigan Court Enforces Pay If Paid And Forum Selection Provision," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, September 2013


"Late Sworn Statement Dooms Subcontractor's Construction Lien Claim," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, July 2013


"Michigan Court of Appeals Rules Unlicensed Builder Liable for Treble Damages," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, July 2013


"ABA Forum Focuses on Trends and Developments in the Construction Industry," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, May 2013


"Court Declares Contractor Has Right To Pursue Construction Lien Claim," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, March 2013


"General Contractor Liable for Violation of False Claims Act," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, February 2013


"Condominium Association's Improper Notice to Unite Owner Invalidates Foreclosure Sale," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, December 2012

"Michigan Court of Appeals: Statute of Limitations Bars Claims against Architect and General Contractor," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, November 2012

"Michigan Arbitration Act: Arbitration Agreement Between Architects Enforced," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, November 2012

 

"Mortgage Has Priority Over Condominium Association Lien," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, November 2012


"Contractor Loses Battle with Architect Over Bid Recommendation to School Board," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, October 2012


"Unjust Enrichment Claim in Construction Lien Foreclosure Lawsuit Fails," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, October 2012


"Michigan Construction Law: Sometimes Juries Get It Wrong," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, July 2012


"What Happens In Vegas Doesn't Stay in Vegas," (Trends in Construction Law), Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, June 2012

 

"Subcontractor Wins Payment Claim Against Bank," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, April 2012


"Liening Leased or Land Contract Property," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, April 2012

 

"What's New in the New AIA A312 Payment and Performance Bonds?" Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, May 2011

 

"Construction Lien Has Priority Over Mortgage Regardless of Change in General Contractor and Project Ownership," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, May 2011


"Contractor Gets a Shot at Proving Architect Improperly Interfered with Bid Award," AGC Legal Brief, Vol. VII, Issue 1, February 2011

"Contractor Holds Airport Authority's Feet to the Fire Despite Absence of Signed Contract," AGC Legal Brief, Vol. VII, Issue 1, February 2011

"Construction Lien Has Priority over Mortgage Regardless of Change in General Contractor and Project Ownership," AGC Legal Brief, Vol. VII, Issue 1, February 2011

"You Snooze, You Lose - Subcontractor's Lien Invalid Where Warranty Work Did Not Extend Time to Record Lien," AGC Legal Brief, Vol. VII, Issue 1, February 2011

"What's New in the New AIA A-312 Payment and Performance Bonds?" AGC Legal Brief, Vol. VII, Issue 1, February 2011


"Support Guide for Friends and Family of the Michigan Homeowner's Lien Recovery Fund," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, October 2010


"Negotiating Home Court Advantage: Why a Forum-Selection Clause Matters," Hilger Hammond Construction Law Blog, October 2010


"MIOSHA: Chapter IX," A Contractor's Guide to Michigan Construction Law, AGC of Michigan, 2009

“Bidding On A Slice of the Stimulus Pie - Public Procurement Practices Revisited,” Law Firm Stimulus 2009 Priority Alert Newsletter, Summer 2009

“Going Green? Go Thoughtfully,” Law Firm Business Update, Summer 2009

“What’s Up At The Capitol?” Law Firm Construction Law Update, July 2008

“Construction Site Safety – A Criminal Matter,” Law Firm Construction Law Update, October 2007

“Construction Lien Remedy Not Available For Improvements On “To-Be-Installed” Trade Fixtures,” AGC Legal Advisory, October 2006 

“Court Reaffirms Limitations On Miller Act Payment Bond Requirements,” AGC Legal Advisory, October 2006 

“Contractor Gets Another Bite At Unforeseen Conditions Claim,” AGC Legal Advisory, October 2006 

“Contract Terms, Notice of Repair, Code of Ethics, Warranty,” HBAGGR HOMEwords, April 2006 

“Following a Code,” HBAGGR, HOMEwords, December 2005 

“Healthcare Construction—An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure,” Law Firm Health Law Alert, November 2005
 
“Disappointed Bidder,” “Conflicts of Interest,” “Surety Bonds,” and “Ethics and Kickbacks,” of “Public Contract Code and Competitive Public Bidding in Michigan,” Lorman Education Services, October 2004 and August 2005 

"Copying Doesn't Pay," HBAGGR, HOMEwords, October 2004 

“Good Fences Make Good Neighbors? Maybe Not,” Law Firm Client Alert, February 2004

“Sworn Statements With Teeth,” HBAGGR, HOMEwords, May 2003 

“Mold – What a Mess!” Business Update, March 2003 

“Get Legal or Get Lost,” HBAGGR, HOMEwords, September 2002 

“MIOSHA: Evidentiary Considerations at Trial,” Michigan Defense Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 4, May 2002

“Handling a MIOSHA Investigation,” Michigan Defense Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 3, March 2002 

“The Best Offense Is A Good Defense; Handling A MIOSHA Investigation,” Business Update, March 2002 

“So...You Didn’t Get What You Paid For,” HBAGGR, HOMEwords, October 2001 

“Disturbing 2X2 - The Lowdown on Lead,” HBAGGR, HOMEwords, October 1999 

“When The Contract Says “X,” But Instead You Do “Y,”” HBAGGR, HOMEwords, August 1998