Stoel Rives Partner Spotlight: Surety Bonds vs. Subcontractor Default Insurance Posted on October 7, 2021 by Heidi Peterson Surety Bonds vs. Subcontractor Default Insurance Written by Andrew Gibson, a partner and member of the Construction and Design Group in the Portland office of Stoel Rives LLP. If a contractor cannot meet deadlines on a construction project or a subcontractor pulls out of a new project bid in order to pursue a more attractive opportunity, the project owner and/or prime contractor face potentially significant damages, which can include corrective work, costs of completion or substitute performance, and delay. In my latest column for the Daily Journal of Commerce, I discuss the characteristics of the two most important options that exist for owners and prime contractors to protect themselves against such risks – performance bonds and subcontractor default insurance (SDI) – and provide some suggestions to help them pick the appropriate one. Read more about this at Stoel Rives LLP | Ahead of Schedule Construction Blog. AGC would not be able to have the successful events and meetings without our generous partners! As a benefit of our yearly Partner Program, we spotlight some of our member partner companies. Thank you Stoel Rives LLP!