Partners Ben Martin and Allen West recently spoke at a seminar sponsored by the N.C. Bar Association’s Construction Law Section on suretyship. Their topics, respectively, were contractors’ defenses to indemnity claims by sureties and third-party claims by sureties. Links to the papers submitted by Ben and Allen at the seminar are: Defenses to Indemnity Actions, Surety Claims Against Third Parties. Ben, Allen and partner Erik Rosenwood all currently serve on the Council of the Construction Law Section, and Ben is section treasurer.
Also, Ben was named by Best Lawyers in America as 2014 Charlotte Lawyer of the Year in Construction Law.