Nuts and Bolts of Progressive Design-Build Part 3 – The Performance

Recorded On: 06/06/2018

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Progressive design-build is one of the newest and least understood forms of design-build. In the third of this three part series, Robynne will discuss the key elements to success in the performance of the progressive design-build project and how to avoid common pitfalls after the contract is signed.

Robynne Thaxton, JD, DBIA, Attorney, Thaxton Parkinson PLLC

Robynne Thaxton, JD, FDBIA

Attorney, Thaxton Parkinson, PLLC

Robynne Thaxton is a Seattle based lawyer and consultant and a leading expert in construction law and alternative procurement both in Washington State and on a national basis.  She is the principal and founder of Thaxton Parkinson PLLC and Progressive Design-Build Consulting, LLC.  In addition to being a DBIA instructor since 2005, Robynne served for seven years on the National DBIA Board of Directors and currently serves as the Chair of the DBIA National Progressive Design-Build Committee.  She is also in the inaugural class of DBIA “Fellows”.   Robynne was a member of the Washington State Capital Projects Advisory Review Board from 2019-2023. Robynne is AV rated by Martindale-Hubble and has been named as a Washington Super Lawyer from 2010 to 2023.  Robynne’s practice primarily focuses on developing design-build procurement and contract documents for public owners.  In addition to traditional design-build projects, she has worked on more than 30 progressive design-build projects worth over $5 billion.  Representative clients include Toronto Transit Commission, Bonneville Power Administration, the Port of Seattle; the Cities of Spokane, Seattle, Tacoma, Portland and Wenatchee; the State of Washington; WSDOT; and Western Washington University.  Robynne received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin and her law degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder School of Law.


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