Bruce A. Smith

Bruce A. Smith Omaha NE Construction Lawyer

Partner

Bruce Smith is a partner with Woods & Aitken and has practiced with the firm since January 1999. His practice encompasses all phases of litigation, arbitration and mediation with the vast majority of his time spent on construction and insurance law and the remainder of his time divided between other civil, commercial and personal injury litigation.

In the area of construction law, in addition to representing clients in litigation, arbitration and mediation, Bruce routinely represents owners, architects and engineers, general contractors and subcontractors in contract negotiations, contract review, and the development of standard form contracts and advises these clients regarding contractual transfer of risk. In the insurance law arena, Bruce focuses on obtaining insurance settlements for individuals and businesses.

He is frequently involved with in-house presentations to individual construction clients and construction-related organizations on such topics as design liability, payment and performance bonds, lien liability, job site project management, insurance coverage for defective workmanship, critical contract provisions, indemnification agreements, additional insured agreements and coverages and exposure to mold liability. Bruce has also presented some of these topics at CLE seminars for Lorman as well as the Nebraska State Bar Association.

Bruce was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 in the field of Commercial Litigation (Copyright 2018 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

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