BERWYN, PA -- Legal issues facing the construction industry will be addressed at two programs – one on litigation and the other on broader industry concerns – both featuring judges, in-house counsel and leading construction law attorneys, HB CEO Tom Hagy has announced. One program is free of charge for in-house counsel, Hagy said.

The two events are:

Construction Litigation Leaders Forum 2012, Santa Monica, CA, March 8-9, 2012.

Free to in-house counsel, this program features six sitting judges, eight in-house counsel and a bank of attorneys who will discuss green buildings, modeling damages, a mock session on closing statements, the role of mediation, real life insurance challenges in construction litigation, and dealing with insolvent companies.

The program chairs are: Richard Glucksman of Chapman, Glucksman, Dean, Roeb & Barger; Mark Milstein of Milstein Adelman; William Mayer, VP & GC at D.R. Horton; and Donalee Pelovsky, ACE North America.

Home Building Industry Legal Issues Symposium, March 29, 2012.

Developed in collaboration with the National Association of Home Builders (nahb.org), this program features a keynote speech by former Sen. Tom Daschle and an impressive faculty that includes a sitting federal judge from Texas, a representative of the Federal Trade Commission, and the former Deputy Solicitor of Labor. Six major industry players -- Beazer Homes, Building Materials Holding Corp., D.R. Horton, K. Hovnanian Homes, McBride & Son, and Weyerhauser Real Estate Co. – also will present. Topics include: industry projections; making adjustments in a slow economy; legislative and regulatory issues; urgent concerns facing GCs; green buildings; litigation; insurance; and electronic media issues affecting the industry.

The program chairs are: David S. Jaffe, vice president, Legal Advocacy, Office of the General Counsel, NAHB; Scott R. Vokey, general counsel, Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company; Stephen R. Mysliwiec of DLA Piper; and Brenda K. Radmacher of Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP.

HB is a leading provider of certified legal education conferences on construction, torts and insurance. For more information visit LitigationConferences.com, email Info@LitigationConferences.com, or call (484) 324-2755 x212.

Source: HB Litigation Conferences LLC

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