Construction Law

Update: SB-3023 Passed Out of Committee

This past Tuesday, I testified before the Illinois Senate Judiciary Committee on behalf of the construction industry in support of SB-3023. SB-3023 proposes new legislation making provisions in construction contracts to agree to subordinate mechanics lien rights unenforceable and against public policy. You can read more about SB-3023 in a prior blog post. After over […]

SB-3023 – A Proposal to Clarify the Mechanics Lien Act’s Prospective Prohibition of Mechanics Lien Subordination

This is another article on the important topic of lien subordination and pending bill SB-3023 about which partner James Rohlfing testified on behalf of the construction industry on March 4, 2014 before the Illinois Senate Judiciary Committee. According to Wikipedia, “Subordination is the process by which a creditor is placed in a lower priority for the […]