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Representing a public owner in a dispute involving a tunneling project. The public owner asserted set-off rights to recover the amount of overbillings for certain time and material change orders.

Representing a public owner in a dispute involving a tunneling project. The public owner asserted set-off rights to recover the amount of overbillings for certain time and material change orders. The contractor subsequently refused to complete the contract and was terminated for default. During the pendency of this litigation, the United States Attorney brought criminal charges against the public owner’s general counsel, the contractor’s managing partner and a middle man for bribery and conspiracy implemented to influence the public owner to approve certain legal settlements related to the tunneling contract. After an extended mediation proceeding, the parties resolved the contractual claims with a substantial eight figure settlement to the public owner and a release of the contractor’s $13 million extra work claim. The public owner’s $7 million fraud claim arising out of the bribery of its former general counsel remain pending against the public owner’s employee dishonesty insurance policy.