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Richard J. Tyler Elected to ABA Construction Forum Governing Committee
April 28, 2009

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TylerNEW ORLEANS—Jones Walker is pleased to announce that partner Richard J. Tyler has been elected to serve a three-year term on the Governing Committee of the American Bar Association's (ABA) Forum on the Construction Industry. The election was held at the Forum's Annual Meeting, which was held in New Orleans in mid-April. With more than 6,000 members representing all segments of the industry, the Forum is the largest organization of construction lawyers in the United States and abroad.

Prior to his election to the Governing Committee, Mr. Tyler served as a member and then chair of the Forum's Division 3 (Design) Steering Committee. He also served as Co-Chair of the Forum's 2005 Fall Meeting in Toronto, and has participated as a panelist and moderator at numerous Forum and other construction industry meetings, including programs on the 2007 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Documents and the ConsensusDocs. Mr. Tyler is a contributing author to the Forum's recently published textbook on construction law, which was designed to meet the need for a comprehensive textbook for use in law schools.

Mr. Tyler is a partner in Jones Walker's New Orleans office and serves as chair of the firm's construction practice. He is a member of the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation and Real Estate, Construction & Project Development Practice Groups. Mr. Tyler is a 1981 graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and a 1978 graduate of Georgetown University.


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