Joseph Barra

Joseph Barra

Joe has significant experience handling disputes and transactional matters involving the design and construction of office buildings, hospitals, shopping malls, highways, utilities, prisons, primary and secondary schools, universities, condominiums, wastewater facilities, water and scavenger waste treatment facilities, waste-to-energy facilities, landfill gas-to-energy facilities, gas-fired electrical power plants, hydroelectric dams, onshore and offshore natural gas pipelines, and electric substations. With skills gained in his first career as a civil engineer, he has represented clients in the construction industry for the past 20 years. Read his full bio here.

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The Massachusetts Prompt Pay Statute: A Cautionary Tale for Those Who Don’t Read the Fine Print

In a recent decision likely to have a significant impact upon the way private construction projects in Massachusetts are managed, the Superior Court recently construed the Massachusetts Prompt Pay Statute in the way the Statute (Statute) was meant to be enforced, but contrary to most current construction practice. In Tocci Building Corp. v. IRIV Partners, … Continue Reading
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