2022 Construction Legal Forum

Program: 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Cerritos Sheraton HotelView Map

Help build essential skills by attending an informative program led by our attorneys who will discuss a wide range of legal topics, keeping pace with a changing construction sector.

On November 3, 2022, several hundred attendees are expected to attend the 2022 Construction Legal Forum hosted by Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo to hear from our attorneys who will deliver talks on a variety of topics including current issues giving contractors heartburn, trends in the construction industry, prevailing wage update, project labor agreements, and more.

The 2022 Forum promises to be an informative program aimed at addressing the timeliest legal topics in the construction industry. AALRR and its private construction law team are committed to supporting our clients and industry associations to effectively manage the changing construction landscape while shaping the future through education.

Event Agenda:


Session Title




7:30 a.m.


Welcome with Anthony Niccoli, Partner

8:00-8:15 a.m.

Session 1

The Latest on Prevailing Wage, Apprenticeship, and Skilled and Trained Workforce Requirements

Thomas Kovacich, Partner
Joshua Lange, Senior Associate

8:15-9:15 a.m.

Session 2

Keeping Up with Cal/OSHA Compliance

Jonathan Vick, Partner

9:15-9:45 a.m.

Session 3

The Five Most Common Lawsuits Filed Against Contractors

Mia Lomedico, Senior Associate
Kieran Hartley, Senior Associate

9:45-10:15 a.m.

BREAK – 15 Minutes

Session 4

Got Materials? - Current Issues Giving Contractors Heartburn

Anthony Niccoli, Partner
David Hyun, Associate

10:30-11:00 a.m.

Session 5

The Top Ten Tips for Considering a Project Labor Agreement

Thomas Lenz, Partner

11:00-11:30 a.m.

BREAK/LUNCH - 30 Minutes


"No Time to Buy”

Guest Speaker:
Basu, Chairman and CEO Sage Policy Group, Inc.

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Session 6

The Latest Developments on AB5

L. Brent Garrett, Partner

1:00 -1:30 p.m.

Session 7

EDD Audits 

Cindy Strom Arellano, Partner
Evan Gautier, Senior Associate

1:30 -2:00 p.m.

Session 8

Random Thoughts and Important Observations 

Hal Block, Partner
Ashley Pickard, Associate

2:00 -2:30 p.m.


Conference Concludes

2:30 p.m.

Join us for an insightful half-day review focused on meeting today's construction challenges.

Event Date: November 3, 2022
7:30am Registration & Breakfast
8:00am - Welcome & Program Opens
8:00-2:30pm - Program/Topics Presented Consecutively
11:30pm - Lunch
12:00pm - Guest Speaker

Sheraton Cerritos Hotel
12725 Center Court Drive S., Cerritos, CA 90703

Registration Fees: $99 per person, $79 each for two or more from the same organization or current AALRR client.
Fee includes comprehensive conference materials, continental breakfast and lunch.



Event Speakers

Event Contact

Jane Novotny - jnovotny@aalrr.com

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