January Chapter Meeting


Date: January 8, 2018
Location: Spazio Westport 12031 Lackland Rd, St. Louis, MO 63146


4:15 PM– 4:45 PM Registration & Networking
4:45 PM – 5:35 PM Technical Session
5:45 PM – 7:00 PM Dinner and Main Session

Tech Session and Main Session:

The technical and dinner sessions will discuss contract law and dispute resolution.  These presentations will be specifically focused on the construction and design industry.


Chapter Members Cost $0.00*
* when chapter dues paid
Non-Members Cost $25.00
Cash, Credit Card, or Check, on arrival,
Or – Credit Cards /w Online payment.


Everyone must register even if you have paid local dues.

ONLINE: Click on hyperlink below or copy and paste the URL into your browser: http://ashrae-stl.org/registration/ Please make sure that you fill in all the information requested, press ‘submit’ and then complete the form to the point where you hit ‘confirm’. Thank you.

PHONE: Must be called into 314-925-4818, no later than noon, Friday, January 5th, 2016. This number is in operation 24 hours a day. CANCELLATION: You may cancel up to 8:00am on Monday before the meeting. If not canceled by this point you will be responsible for the meeting cost of $25.

PDH CERTIFICATES: Will be emailed to attendees as requested during online registrations.


Speaker for Tech and Main Session: Andrew Manuel
Officer – Greensfelder

Andy Manuel works for Greensfelder’s St. Louis office.  He brings a background of professional industry experience and extensive success in complex litigation to his role as leader of the firm’s construction law practice group.  He has substantial experience with large, complex mediation, arbitration, and litigation matters, including a 100-day jury trial in St. Louis, a 20-day arbitration in Los Angeles, a four-week international arbitration in Chicago, and a two-day mediation in Florida.

Andy has handled claims involving contract termination, design malpractice, defective workmanship, schedule delays and inefficiencies, differing site conditions, insurance coverage and extra work.  His practice covers the spectrum of issues involving the construction process on behalf of contractors, design professionals and owners, from drafting and negotiating construction contracts to providing real-time advice to clients during a project to formal dispute resolution.  He also serves as an arbitrator and mediator.

Before becoming an attorney, Andy worked for 10 years as a mechanical engineer/project manager for Brown & Root, a large engineering and construction company in Houston, Texas.  He is a registered professional engineer in Texas and obtained LEED Green Associate accreditation.

Andy chairs the firm’s technology committee and is its primary contact with Meritas, the worldwide association of independent law firms.  He is a past member of the Meritas Board of Directors.