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Michael Wadley

Associate

9555 Hillwood Drive, 2nd Floor, Las Vegas, NV 89134

Michael Wadley represents construction companies and owners in project development and complex litigation.

Drawing on his experience working for several large construction companies, as a project manager and an estimator, he can efficiently identify issues and assist clients through all project phases from inception, procurement, implementation, and completion. When disputes arise at the contract stage or during construction, clients turn to Michael to protect their business interests and favorably resolve issues through negotiation, arbitration, or where necessary, litigation.

Michael works with clients on public-private partnerships, commercial, residential, gaming, stadium, and transportation projects large or small. His practice also includes representing contractors before the Nevada State Contractor’s Board and helping contractors navigate through Nevada’s complex contractor licensing regulatory requirements.

Clients also benefit from Michael’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accreditation that allows him to understand and develop solutions to overcome the hurdles clients face in the green-building design and construction processes.

Experience

Real Estate and Construction

Michael drafts and reviews a variety of complex agreements for public-private partnerships, commercial, residential, gaming, stadium, and transportation projects, including:

  • Specialized contracts
  • Design Build Operate Maintain agreements
  • Guaranteed energy-savings performance contracts
  • Construction contracts
  • Design-build contracts
  • Energy-savings contracts
  • Design and construction management contracts using a multiple prime approach

Client Results

  • Commercial: Assisted in negotiating and drafting energy-savings performance contracts for a Fortune 500 company.

  • Sports Arena and Stadium: Representation of owners on NHL and NBA arenas and stadium projects.

  • Resort Casino: Represented owners on resort casino projects for new and retrofit construction (project sizes $100 million - $2 billion).

  • Resort Destination: Represented owner on retail development with 250-ft observation wheel.

Publications

Speaking Engagements

Education

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • U.S. Green Building Council, Nevada Chapter, Member
  • Nevada Bar Association, Construction Section, Chair
  • American Bar Association Construction Forum
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Construction Industry Section, Member
  • Bus Shelter & Bench Advisory Committee, Member
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