Washington, DC – Stephen D. Palley, a construction lawyer at the law firm Ober|Kaler, has authored the chapter “Construction Insurance” in the newly released second edition of Fundamentals of Construction Law.

Published by the American Bar Association’s Forum on the Construction Industry, Fundamentals of Construction Law is the definitive primer on the subjects that are at the heart of every construction law dispute. The book features in depth analysis of the key principles of construction law, making this book is a ‘must have’ for any lawyer practicing in this area, particularly those new to the field.

Stephen is a principal in Ober|Kaler’s Washington, DC office. He specializes in insurance coverage counseling and litigation with a construction industry focus, and a practice limited to policyholder representation, as well as complex construction defect litigation. He has also advised clients on the development and negotiation of insurance and risk-transfer programs for some of the largest construction projects in the United States, including power plants, airports, sports venues and hospitals. A member of the team awarded the 2008 and 2010 Chambers USA Award for Excellence in Construction, he is a graduate of Tufts University (B.A., cum laude) and the Washington University of St. Louis School of Law (J.D.).

Fundamentals of Construction Law is available from the American Bar Association’s website.

About Ober|Kaler
Ober|Kaler is a national law firm providing integrated regulatory, transactional and litigation services to financial, health care, construction and other business organizations. The firm has more than 130 attorneys, and offices in Baltimore, Washington, DC and Falls Church. For more information please visit www.ober.com.