Barry J. Jensen
Firm: Kotz Sangster Wysocki P.C.
Address: 400 Renaissance Center, Suite 3400
Detroit, MI 48243
Membership: Orange County (Member, Sections on: Construction Law; Business Litigation) and American (Member, Public Contract Law Section) Bar Associations; State Bar of California.
University: Wayne State University, B.A., 1985, University of Michigan, J.D., 1988
Admitted: 1989, California
Biography: Mr. Jensen is an attorney practicing in Kotz Sangster Wysocki P.C.'s Detroit, Bloomfield Hills and California offices. Mr. Jensen is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Law and Wayne State University (B.A.). Mr. Jensen has experience handling construction and real estate matters involving private and public construction contract and defect disputes. He regularly assists large, mid-sized and small contractors, subcontractors, owners and suppliers with private and public construction contract issues ranging from bidding issues and contract negotiation, through disputes, claims, and where necessary, arbitration or trial. Mr. Jensen is recognized as a tenacious litigator and a skilled trial attorney. He handles cases both aggressively and efficiently. Mr. Jensen is a member of the Construction Practice Group and has successfully handled legal matters for clients in various states and in every common forum for dispute resolution. He has obtained substantial settlements and judgments for his clients through litigation in state and federal courts (including appellate procedures where necessary), various forms of arbitration, DRB claims procedures, mediation/arbitration proceedings, and through informal dispute resolutions between parties without the need for intervention of a neutral decision maker. Having worked closely with various types of construction related businesses for over 21 years, Mr. Jensen is in a unique position to provide practical and insightful advice based on an intimate understanding of the particular needs and concerns of construction related businesses. Nearly all of Mr. Jensen's clients develop into long term business relationships. Mr. Jensen enjoys an outstanding professional reputation amongst clients. Mr. Jensen is regularly selected as a speaker for seminars for construction professionals and for other lawyers on construction law, construction contracting, construction claims, construction risk management and risk avoidance, legal procedure and alternative dispute resolution proceedings.