The Right to Terminate for Convenience Has Its Limits

by Michael C. Loulakis, President, Chief Executive Officer; Capital Project Strategies, LLC, Reston, VA,,
Lauren P. McLaughlin, Partner; Smith, Currie & Hancock, LLP, Tysons, VA,,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2019, Vol. 89, Issue 5, Pg. 12-13

Document Type: Editorial

Abstract: The recent court case of De Avila v. Espinoza Metal Building & Roofing Contractors addressed the contract doctrines of interference, frustration of purpose, and termination in a dispute between a general contractor and a subcontractor.

Subject Headings: Contractors and subcontractors | Case studies | Metals (material) | Roofs | Contracts | Dispute resolution

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