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Marc C. Coats

Marc C. Coats

Associate

Expertise

  • Construction

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Hanson Bridgett LLP
California, U.S.A.

Profile

Marc has experience analyzing contractor claims, the litigation and arbitration of construction issues, drafting construction contracts, providing advice and counsel on procurement, and other issues for public agencies, contractors, subcontractors, and owners. Before law school, Marc worked as a civil engineer and is a LEED Accredited Professional.

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

J.D., University of California, Davis School of Law (2018)
MSc, University of California, Berkeley (2009)
B.S., San Francisco State University (2005)
Areas of Practice

Construction

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • The Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Professional Activities and Experience

Accolades
  • California Lawyers Association, Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Legal Services Award (2020)

Articles

San Francisco Imposes Quarantine on Travelers and Commuters from Outside the Bay Area with Two Exceptions for Construction Workers
Hanson Bridgett LLP, January 2021

The City and County of San Francisco (SF) issued a COVID-19 surge-related travel and quarantine order (Quarantine Order) on Dec. 16, 2020, and an updated Shelter-In-Place Order (SIP Order) on December 9 (updated Dec. 30, 2020). Under those orders, every person who enters SF after having been outside the Bay Area within the last ten days must quarantine for 240 hours from the time of arrival in SF. However, two exceptions apply to those working on construction projects in SF...

Bay Area Counties Issue New Orders Permitting Construction to Resume with Conditions
Hanson Bridgett LLP, May 2020

Key Points:  Bay Area counties issued new Shelter Orders on April 29, 2020 allowing all construction to resume. The new Shelter Orders include detailed Construction Safety Protocols that construction jobsites must comply with. There is one Construction Safety Protocol for “small” construction projects, and a more rigorous Construction Safety Protocol for “large” construction projects...

New Orders from 6 Bay Area Counties Require Face Coverings to be Worn During Work in Most Circumstances
Hanson Bridgett LLP, April 2020

Key Points: Face coverings are now mandatory for most workers in six Bay Area counties. These orders apply to those working in proximity to others and in areas frequented by the public, and to all essential infrastructure workers. There are immediate implications for public agencies, contractors, and construction project owners...

Additional Articles

"San Francisco Imposes Quarantine on Travelers and Commuters from Outside the Bay Area with Two Exceptions for Construction Workers," co-author, Construction Alert (January 2021)
"Bay Area Counties Issue New Orders Permitting Construction to Resume with Conditions," co-author, Construction Law Alert (May 2020)
"New Orders from 6 Bay Area Counties Require Face Coverings to be Worn During Work in Most Circumstances," co-author, Government + Construction Law Alert (April 2020)
"Bay Area Counties Further Restrict Construction, Extend Shelter-in-Place Orders Until May 3, 2020," co-author, Construction Law Alert (April 2020)
"Construction to Continue For Now Following Governor Newsom’s "Stay at Home" Order," co-author, Construction + Government Law Alert (March 2020)
"Important Shelter-in-Place Exceptions for Some Construction Activities," co-author, Construction Law Alert (March 2020)
"The Arbitration of International Construction Disputes," co-author, The American Journal of Construction Arbitration & ADR (March 2019)


Blogs

Infrastructure Law Blog
Hanson Bridgett LLP 

Insights on California and national public works construction issues

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