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📅September 26th

Achieving 30% Aspirational MWBE Goals

Location: New York University in New York, New York

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Charles E. Williams III, Partner in the firm's New York office, will present at the Building Trades Employers' Association forum entitled “Achieving 30% Aspirational MWBE Goals” on September 26, 2017 at New York University in New York, New York. Mr. William's panel will take place from 9:10am to 10:15am. The forum will bring together 200 industry professionals from across the city and state including policymakers, MWBE Firms, government agency heads and purchasing officers, consultants, contractors and subcontractors and will focus on the overall challenges that MWBE's encounter.

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Charles E. Williams, III

📅September 26th

Managing P3 Contracts: Performance Monitoring, Contract Compliance, and Dispute Resolution

Location: The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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Steven M. Charney, Chairman of the firm and resident in the firm's New York office, will moderate a panel at the 2017 P3 Hub Americas Conference, September 26, 2017 at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. Mr. Charney's panel, entitled "Managing P3 Contracts: Performance Monitoring, Contract Compliance, and Dispute Resolution" will take place during session two from 11:40am to 1:20pm. The P3 Hub Americas conference will be bringing together key figures from the three leading regions from within Canada, America and Latin America to discuss the innovations seen over the last year and to map out where the market is heading in 2018.

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Steven M. Charney

📅October 04th

Litigating the AIA Forms

Location: The Westin Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts

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Patrick J. Greene Jr., Partner in the firm's New Jersey office, will speak at the American Bar Association's 2017 Forum on Construction Law Fall Meeting, October 4-7, 2017 at The Westin Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Greene's presentation titled "Litigating the AIA Forms" will take place during the morning sessions on Friday, October 6, 2017 and will discuss techniques to educate the judge or jury on standards using current and new AIA terms and recent Court interpretations on both AIA based and non-AIA based clauses, including bringing the AIA terms and interpretations into opening and closing statements, testimony and jury charges.

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Patrick J. Greene, Jr.

📅October 18th

Prepare for The Risks and Challenges 2017 Edition of A201

Location: Down Town Association in New York

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Sean Ryan, a Partner in the firm's New York office, will be speaking at the Associated General Contractors of New York State's Breakfast Series titled "Prepare for The Risks and Challenges 2017 Edition of A201". The seminar will be held on October 18, 2017 beginning at 8:00am at the Down Town Association in New York. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) A201 General Terms and Conditions and related agreements were just recently published. This seminar from industry experts will equip contractors with the essential tips and tricks to identify and overcome the issues with the new A201.

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Sean P. Ryan

📅October 19 – October 20, 2017

Public Contracting Under The Trump Administration

Location: The Hampton Inn & Suites – Brickell Downtown, in Miami, Florida

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Melinda S. Gentile, a Partner in the firm's Miami office, will be speaking at The Seminar Group's 6th Annual Construction Law seminar on October 19-20, 2017 at The Hampton Inn & Suites – Brickell Downtown, in Miami, Florida. Ms. Gentile will speak in a morning session on October 20, 2017 titled "Public Contracting Under The Trump Administration" will provide an overview of developments under the False Claims Act; impact of the Trump Administration's immigration policies on the local workforces; use of the E-Verify system; status and future of the Obama Administration Executive Orders and policies under the Trump Administration; relaxation of regulations impacting federal contractors; impact of spending increases and decreases on construction in Florida.

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Melinda S. Gentile

📅October 30 – November 3, 2017

Enlightened Management of Project Problems and Disputes

Location: Hyatt Regency Sydney in Sydney, Australia

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Robert S. Peckar, Founding Partner of the firm, will be presenting at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's 2017 Conference Connecting the City: People, Density and Infrastructure taking place October 30 – November 3, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Mr. Peckar will participate in the Construction and Management Session 2E, titled " Enlightened Management of Project Problems and Disputes" will discuss how industry professionals can use existing processes to better solve problems and avoid the escalation of problems into claims and disputes all for the benefit of the project schedule and budget.

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Robert S. Peckar