News

April 2015

EVENT

May 27th - LeadingAge New Jersey Annual Meeting
Location: Bally's Park Place in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Jeffrey M. Daitz will be speaking at the LeadingAge New Jersey Annual Meeting, May 27 – 29, 2015 at Bally's Park Place in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Mr. Daitz will provide Employment Law Updates which will include an overview of trends in healthcare employment discrimination claims along with best workplace practices. In addition, Mr. Daitz will discuss employment practice audits, what you need to know and how they can help reduce claim frequency of administrative filings (EEOC and NJDCR) and litigation costs. Mr. Daitz will also provide an interactive and engaging discussion on how to conduct a proper internal workplace investigation, alternative dispute resolution, mediation and arbitration.

with:
Jeffrey M. Daitz


EVENT

May 13-15, 2015 - Contractors Beware: Remedies Available to Contractors for Non-Payment on P3 Projects
Location: Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Charles Kenny will be speaking at the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Annual Meeting and Convention, May 13-15, 2015 at the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Mr. Kenny will speak on the topic titled "Contractors Beware: Remedies Available to Contractors for Non-Payment on P3 Projects". The discussion will focus on the remedies available to contractors for non-payment for work performed on P3 projects including, without limitation, rights available under the Municipal Mechanics' Lien Law, Construction Lien Law, Trust Fund Act and Bond Act. In addition, Mr. Kenny will discuss prior cases including a case that the Supreme Court of New Jersey agreed to hear involving a contractor's lien rights on P3 projects.
Learn More (www.njsba.com/meetings-events/2014-annual-meeting-and-convention/index.html)

with:
Charles F. Kenny


EVENT

May 12th - Top Ten Killer Contract & Subcontract Clauses
Location: Tower Club in Tysons Corner, Virginia

Michael C. Zisa will be speaking at the Construction Financial Management Association, the Greater Washington, DC Chapter on May 12, 2015 at the Tower Club in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Mr. Zisa will speak on the topic titled "Top Ten Killer Contract & Subcontract Clauses". The presentation will focus on the ten of the most common construction contract clauses that contractors should be aware of and providing insight on how to address these provisions in contract negotiations and performance

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Michael C. Zisa


EVENT

May 06th - Across the Generations: Addressing the Elephants STILL in the Room
Location: TKP New York Conference Center in New York City

The 6th Annual Groundbreaking Women in Construction (GWIC) conference, sponsored by ENR in partnership with Peckar & Abramson, will be held on May 6, 2015 at the TKP New York Conference Center in New York City. Melinda S. Gentile will co-host this 6th annual Groundbreaking Women in Construction Conference titled “Across the Generations: Addressing the Elephants Still in the Room,” learn how gender dynamics have and haven’t evolved and explore common issues women face in the modern workplace. This year’s conference will examine the social questions surrounding a diverse labor force and will provide key insights into how women manage other women, what to do when you encounter harassment at work, how to manage family planning and other career changing decisions, and much more. Join women from all levels in the construction industry and make the connections that will make a difference in your career. Tom Curran will be speaking at the 6th Annual Groundbreaking Women in Construction conference on May 6, 2015 at the TKP New York Conference Center in New York City. Mr. Curran will be speaking on the topic titled "Across the Generations: Addressing the Elephants STILL in the Room" focusing on construction issues and best practices. Mr. Curran will discuss corruption and noncompliance delay projects, drive up construction costs and carry heavy penalties. During this session, Mr. Curran will include discussions about how to identify corruption and other common construction industries and best practices for reporting corruption and resolving compliance issues.
Learn More (construction.com/events/2015/enr-groundbreaking-women/program.asp)

with:
Melinda S. Gentile
Thomas J. Curran


EVENT

April 21st - Pre-Project Investigation Strategies to Ensure Success and Limit Risk of Non-Payment and Subcontract
Location: Miami Office Conference Center

Peckar & Abramson's Miami office will be hosting a Peer Conference titled: “Pre-Project Investigation Strategies to Ensure Success and Limit Risk of Non-Payment and Subcontractor Defaults”. The conference will take place on April 21, 2015 from 8:00 am to 10:30 am in the Miami office conference center. Adam P. Handfinger and Gary M. Stein of Peckar & Abramson along with David S. Appel and Michael A. Balter of Marcum, will lead the discussion to include a list of items to investigate, including the ownership of the property and the background (financial and otherwise) of all project participants, including lenders, insurers and sureties. In addition, they will review the unique considerations for different types of project financing, including traditional construction loans, EB-5's, Public-Private Partnerships and pre-purchase unit owner deposits.

with:
Gary M. Stein
Adam P. Handfinger