BOND, a regional construction management firm to the institutional markets and a self-performing general contractor to the power and energy industries, is pleased to announce the addition of Paul M. James, Esq. as Vice President – Risk Management. In this newly established role, Mr. James will be responsible for working with the BOND Executive team on corporate governance and compliance issues, risk management and insurance programs, construction operations issues and related professional training.
Having worked with BOND for a number of years while a partner at Holland & Knight, LLP, Paul brings a deep knowledge of the BOND organization and extensive professional and legal advice. While at Holland & Knight, LLP, he served as the leader of the Boston Construction Industry Practice Group, concentrating his practice in the representation of construction managers, general contractors and design-builders.
Robert Murray, President of BOND, states, “Paul’s experience in the structuring and negotiation of contracts, project administration and procurement systems, and general construction industry business advice will be an invaluable resource for BOND as we continue to expand our business.”
Paul has written and spoken on a variety of construction industry and related topics, including the structuring and negotiation of major construction industry contract documents. His past honors include inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America Guide 2013-2015 for Construction Law and The Legal 500 USA, Real Estate and Construction (2014).
Paul holds a J.D. from Boston University’s School of Law and a B.A. from Providence College. He is a current member and former co-chair of the Construction Law Committee of the Boston Bar Association and a member of the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry.
Since 1907, BOND has managed some of New England’s most complex construction projects. BOND operates as a construction manager for academic and healthcare clients and a self-performing general contractor for the power and energy industry. BOND is well-known for delivering reliable, safe, and high quality work. The Building Division has recently completed high-profile projects such as Harvard Business School’s Tata Hall, Boston University’s Center for Student Services, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham’s Cancer Center, and MIT’s famed Media Lab. The Civil & Utility Division has successfully completed the Hoosac Wind Project for Iberdrola Renewables, the West Roxbury-Newton Cooling Line for Northeast Utilities, and the Needham Regulator Station for Spectra Energy. For more information, please visit www.bondbrothers.com.