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Werner Sabo

J.D.; B.A.

Werner Sabo concentrates his practice in construction and architectural copyright law. His clients include architects, owners, contractors, construction managers, engineers and consultants to the construction industry as well as other businesses. He created the first web site in Chicago for a law firm and is a founding member of the Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys.

Mr. Sabo is also a licensed architect, having practiced architecture for a number of years prior to establishing his law practice in 1981. His architectural practice included work for large and small firms, as well as a large corporation. Projects ranged from large commercial structures, schools and offices, to smaller buildings and interior work. He is a member of the AIA, ALA, and ABA, has been an officer and director of the Chicago Chapter AIA, President of the Chicago Chapter, Construction Specifications Institute from 1995-1996 and has written several articles for the Chicago Chapter Chicago Architect (formerly the AIA Focus), the National CSI Construction Specifier and other publications, including authoring chapters for several construction-related books. In 1997, the AIA elected him to the College of Fellows. In 2005 he became a Fellow in the Association of Licensed Architects.

Mr. Sabo is recognized as an expert on construction contracts, having lectured to a variety of construction and professional groups over the years, and has counseled many architects, engineers, owners, contractors and other construction professionals. He has been active in a number of bar association and other professional groups. He has been an arbitrator and mediator for hundreds of construction cases and has represented parties in a variety of construction disputes.