Stanley B. Edelstein

Publications, Presentations, and News

  • Since 2001 has prepared course materials for and spoken about current developments for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s biennial continuing legal education program on Mechanics liens, presented in Pittsburgh, Mechanicsburg and Philadelphia; Since 2012 has also served as Course Planner for that program
    2001 through 2012
  • “Pennsylvania Supreme Court Allows Action for Negligent Misrepresentation by Contractor Against Design Professional”
    The Legal Intelligencer, April 2005
  • Stanley B. Edelstein contributed to the January 2005 edition of The Philadelphia Business Journal on the topic of contract documents
    January 2005
  • Stanley B. Edelstein contributed to the September 2004 edition of The Philadelphia Business Journal on the topic of requests for change orders relating to price increases for materials during the course of a construction project
    September 2004
  • Stanley B. Edelstein contributed to the April 2004 edition of The Philadelphia Business Journal on the topic of project risk analysis and how experienced construction counsel can help
    April 2004
  • Stanley B. Edelstein contributed to the November 2003 edition of The Philadelphia Business Journal on the topic of chief causes of construction disputes
    November 2003
  • “Superior Court Enforces Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing in Contract Implementation”
    The Legal Intelligencer, November 2003
  • Stanley B. Edelstein contributed to the June 2003 edition of The The Philadelphia Business Journal on the topic of standard construction form contracts
    June 2003
  • The Enforceability of “No Damages for Delay” Clauses in Pennsylvania, Fifty State Monograph on the Enforceability of “No Damages for Delay Clauses,” American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Committee on Construction Litigation
    1998
  • “The New Pennsylvania Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act”
    The Legal Intelligencer, May 1994
  • Beyond Liens and Bond Claims–Some Non-Statutory Remedies for Non-Payment to Subcontractors
    Shepard’s/McGraw-Hill Construction Litigation Reporter, August 1987
  • “Navigating the Wilderness—Some proposals for the New World of Mechanics Liens”
    The Legal Intelligencer — Construction Law Supplement, August 2009
  • Pennsylvania Mechanics’ Liens
    Pennsylvania Bar Institute
    Course Planner
    2012, 2014 and 2016
    Philadelphia, Mechanicsburg and Pittsburgh, PA
  • Update on Pennsylvania Mechanics Liens
    Pennsylvania Bar Institute Real Estate Institute
    December 2014
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Building Information Modeling in Litigation
    AGC-AIA BIM Forum
    October 2014
    Dallas, TX
  • Pennsylvania Mechanics’ Liens
    Pennsylvania Bar Institute
    Speaker
    2001, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2014
    Philadelphia, Mechanicsburg and Pittsburgh, PA
  • A Walk Through the Surety Claim Process
    Construction Management Financial Association, Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter
    January 2014
    King of Prussia, PA
  • Getting Paid, General Building Contractors Association
    November 2011
    Philadelphia, PA
  • The “New” AIA Documents and The Consensus Docs
    Seminar for the Construction Management Association of America, Mid-Atlantic Region
    Course Planner and Presenter
    June 2009
  • A First Look at the New AIA Documents and Consensus Documents
    Construction Financial Management Association, Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter
    Speaker
    March 2008
    Philadelphia, PA
  • The 2007 Revisions to the AIA Contract Forms — A Further Look
    Jacoby Donner Breakfast Briefing conducted jointly with the construction insurance specialists of The Graham Company
    Speaker, with B. Christopher Lee
    February 28, 2008
    Philadelphia, PA
  • A First Look at the New AIA Documents and Consensus Documents
    November Full Membership Meeting of the Building Contractors Association of South Jersey
    November 2007
  • Avoiding Lawyers – Ten tips for reducing legal entanglements on construction projects… What you can do now!
    Jacoby Donner Breakfast Briefing
    Speaker
    September 2006
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Pennsylvania Construction Law Start to Finish–Creative Strategies for Project Completion and Litigation Avoidance
    Lorman Education Services
    Course Planner and Speaker
    2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004
    Philadelphia, PA
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
    Lorman Education Services
    Speaker
    2002
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Public Construction Contracting in Pennsylvania
    Lorman Education Service
    Course Planner and Speaker
    1998 and 1999
    Philadelphia, PA
  • The 1997 Revisions to the Standard Forms of the American Institute of Architects
    Construction Financial Management Association, Philadelphia Chapter
    Speaker
    1998
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Construction Financial Management Association, Philadelphia Chapter
    National Business Institute, Inc.
    Course Planner and Speaker
    1996
    Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Allentown, PA
  • Mediation of Construction Disputes
    Construction Financial Management Association, Philadelphia Chapter
    Panel Member
    1995
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Ethical Quandaries Facing the Trial Lawyer Some Nuts-and-Bolts Guidance for Some Real World Situations
    Plenary Session, Philadelphia Bar Association Annual Conference and Exposition
    Course Planner and Panel Moderator
    1992
    Washington, D.C.
  • Extraordinary Collection Remedies in the Construction Industry as part of seminar entitled “Extraordinary Collection Remedies in Pennsylvania”
    National Business Institute, Inc.
    Speaker
    1991
    Philadelphia, PA
  • How to Survive a Federal Compliance Audit
    Mechanical Contractors Association of Eastern Pennsylvania
    1989
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Critical Subcontract Clauses
    Mechanical Contractors Association of Eastern Pennsylvania
    1984
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Avoiding Legal Entanglements
    George Washington University Alumni, Philadelphia Chapter
    1982
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Remedies for Nonpayment in the Construction Industry
    Philadelphia Bar Association, Real Property Section
    1982
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Various custom-tailored presentations to clients’ staff involving administration of construction contracts and minimizing potential for litigation on construction projects