2019 Construction Legal Forum

10.29.2019
Registration: 7:30 a.m.
Program: 8:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Location: Cerritos SheratonView Map

Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud, and Romo invites you to attend an insightful day of legal and industry presentations focusing on addressing today’s construction challenges.

The legal landscape within the construction industry continues to evolve.  Industry professionals must stay current with these changes in order to remain compliant with the regulatory authorities and protect their organization at every level.  Join us for an informative program led by our attorneys who will discuss a wide range of legal topics keeping pace with a changing construction sector.

We have expanded our event to a full-day with general, specialized breakout sessions and an industry-focused economic speaker. The conference will address a wide range of legal topics affecting the challenges of the construction sector.

Join us for an insightful review focusing on meeting today's construction challenges.

OVERVIEW OF PRESENTATION TOPICS
• Construction Industry Trends & Analysis
• Prevailing Wage Update | Skilled & Trained Workforce
• Construction Disputes
• Project Delivery Methods
• New Legislation

SCHEDULE
7:30 a.m. Breakfast | Registration
8:00 a.m.- 2:15 p.m. Program
12:00 p.m. Lunch
2:15 p.m. Reception 

AGENDA

TIME

TOPIC

 

7:30–8:00 a.m.

Breakfast | Registration

 

8:00-8:15 a.m.

Introduction | Welcome

 

8:15-9:00 a.m.

SESSION 1
Differing Site Conditions – Shifting Risk of the Unforeseen

 

9:00-9:45 a.m.

SESSION 2
Prevailing Wage

 

9:45-10:00 a.m.

BREAK

10:00-11:15 a.m.

GUEST SPEAKER
Anirban Basu | Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group

 

11:15-11:45 a.m.

SESSION 3
OSHA

 

11:45-12:45 p.m.

LUNCH

12:45-1:30 p.m.

BREAKOUT SESSIONS 4 & 5
4.  Lessons Learned – Project War Stories

5.  10 Reasons California Employers Get Sued

 

1:30-2:15 p.m.

BREAKOUT SESSIONS 6 & 7

6.  Avoid Trouble! Know the Key Construction Contract Provisions

7.  Essential 2019 Update on California Employment Law

 

2:15 p.m.

RECEPTION

 

GUEST SPEAKER
Anirban Basu, Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group and Chief Economist to ABC and CFMA

Anirban Basu is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland with offices in Pennsylvania and Cambodia.  The firm provides strategic analytical services to energy suppliers, law firms, medical systems, government agencies, and real estate developers among others.   In 2014, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan appointed him Chair of the Maryland Economic Development Commission.  He also serves as chairman of the Baltimore County Economic Advisory Committee.  He is also the Chief Economist to Associated Builders and Contractors and Chief Economic Advisor to the Construction Financial Management Association.  He serves similar functions for Visit Baltimore, the Maryland Association of Realtors, and Marcum, LLC.  

Mr. Basu earned his B.S. in Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 1990.  He earned his Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and his Master’s in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.  His Juris Doctor was earned at the University Of Maryland School of Law. 

BREAKOUT SESSION CO-PRESENTER

Christopher Spandau has more than 40 years of extensive experience covering a broad range of civil, environmental, geotechnical engineering and construction management issues.   Chris has recently been active in the evaluation of various construction disputes as they relate to differing site conditions, defective plans/specifications and standard of care by design professionals.  His projects include airfields, pavement management systems, massive embankment projects, heavy rail, bridges, shallow and deep foundations, in-situ densification, geotechnical / pavement-oriented construction claims analysis and dispute resolution.

FEES
Registration Fees: $89 per person, $59 each for two or more from the same organization or current AALRR clients. Fee includes breakfast, lunch and comprehensive materials.

Use Code: Construction Client to receive  multiple attendee discount 

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Event Speakers

Event Contact

Jane Novotny - jnovotny@aalrr.com

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