R. Edward Boucher is a Shareholder practicing in Kotz Sangster Wysocki P.C.'s Detroit office. He is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School and Albion College (B.A.). Mr. Boucher is an experienced litigator and has handled claims involving unforeseen soil conditions, defective workmanship, and delays in the construction of hospitals, casinos, and roadways. He has also represented contractors and construction industry executives in litigation concerning surety general indemnity agreements and has represented contractors before state administrative bodies, such as the Michigan Gaming Control Board and Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Mr. Boucher has represented construction project owners in land use and zoning improvement litigation, as well. Finally, Mr. Boucher has drafted and negotiated contracts for owners, construction managers and general contractors, and subcontractors.
Mr. Boucher is a frequent speaker on topics of interest to contractors and construction project owners. He has given seminars on surety bonds, delay claims, and American Institute of Architects contract forms. He is an instructor with CAMTEC and is active in the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA), the Associated General Contractors of Michigan (AGC), and the Washtenaw Contractors Association.
Mr. Boucher regularly contributes articles to construction industry journals. Recent publications include Sharing the Risk of Owner Non-Payment by Using "Pay-if-Paid" Clauses; Schedule Modifications and Enforcing them Against Subcontractors; and The Municipal/Public Owner's Liability for Undisclosed Site Conditions.
Mortar Board Honor Society.