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Two respected construction law practitioners share their views on the most common errors even the best practitioners make when mediating disputes.
Between them, our presenters have handled more than 500 cases! If you handle construction disputes—or wish to do so—the insights provided through this program will elevate your practice and help you get the most out of the mediation process every time.
About Our Speakers
Marty Burnstein is a construction lawyer, arbitrator, and mediator with more than 45 years experience. He represents commercial property owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers of all sizes. Marty has been a sole practitioner since 1995.
Marty has taught and lectured in the area of construction liens and payment bonds for the Construction Association of Michigan and other industry trade organizations. Marty has served as the chair and vice chair of the ADR committee of the Oakland County Bar Association. He continues to serve on the Oakland County Business Court’s Advisory Committee.
Marty has been consistently recognized by his peers in the following:
- Best Lawyers in America, Construction Law
- DBusiness Magazine Top Lawyers, Construction Law
- Michigan Super Lawyers, Construction Law
- AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Ronald A. Deneweth is president of the Troy law firm of Deneweth, Dugan & Parfitt PC, where his practice is concentrated in the area of commercial law, handling considerable matters in the construction and surety area. He received his B.S. in economics from John Carroll University and his J.D. from the Detroit College of Law. He is a member of the Michigan Surety Association and has been both a lecturer and legal counsel for the association. He is also a member of the Fidelity and Surety Law Committee and the Forum on the Construction Industry of the American Bar Association, and the State Bar of Michigan. He is a frequent lecturer on the construction industry for the Michigan Association of CPAs, the National Business Institute, the American Subcontractors Association, the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Lorman Education Seminars, and is an adjunct professor of construction law at Michigan State University Law School. He has been recognized as one of the top 100 Michigan lawyers across all areas of practice and one of the top practitioners in construction and surety law.
Michigan Super Lawyers, Construction/Surety; Michigan Super Lawyers, Top 100 in All Practice Areas; Crain’s Detroit Business, Top Construction Lawyers; America’s Best Lawyers; Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Rating since 1986; DBusiness Magazine, Top Lawyers.
Michael S. Leib is an active member of the ADR Section and serves on its Council. He has presented in several mediation seminars, blending his mediation skills and trial skills. He retired as a business trial lawyer in 2014 after many years as a shareholder at Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, PC. He was a Best Lawyer, Super Lawyer, and AV rated. His practice was divided between litigation in the bankruptcy court and business litigation in the state and federal courts. Mr. Leib devotes his time to the mediation of business disputes including bankruptcy disputes.