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He is guilty of litigating in the pages. Not building or thinking through a better approach. He is a second guesser of the first rank. Mr LePatner certainly will attract attention from owners who are looking for someone to sue. His billings should be very high this year. He might even make partner in his firm, if he hasn’t already. If his book sells well enough and his client’s billings grow, he might even attain the managing partner position.
Hank Harris of FMI Corporation wrote a 5 page condemnation of the the book. I am sure Mr. LePatner thought it was too long. I think it was too short.
A man must choose two options at one point in his professional life. Shall I strive for riches or significance? Sadly, Mr. LaPatner will certainly be financially wealthy from his work. His significance is to be determined. He can certainly point out what others have identified previously as problems. Good for him. However, his contribution to fixing the problems of construction are minimal.