Zach Jones is a construction attorney in Louisville, Kentucky, with the firm of Stites & Harbison who represents contractors across the country and around the world. Prior to becoming an attorney, Zach was a project engineer and estimator for W.L. Hailey & Company (now Layne, ENR Top 400 #53). Having bid and built projects ranging from 1 million to 35 million dollars and having participating in delivering projects in excess of 130 million Zach understands the circumstances that lead to legal disputes on construction projects. In addition to his real world experience, Zach has written and published articles on topics ranging from differing site condition claims to subcontractor and material men liens. In both his academic and professional pursuits, Zach has focused on helping those involved in the construction industry avoid and resolve conflict.