Construction Industry Legal Updates

What Contractors and Industry Professionals Need to Know

Legal challenges can arise in any construction project, one misstep can make the difference for project owners, contractors and subcontractors between profit and loss. On October 21, 2021 from 1PM-5PM PDT, seasoned construction law litigators and industry leaders will share their insights on positioning yourself for future success.

Topics include knowing what should be in or out of a contract before signing; complying with California’s complex and ever-changing “prevailing wage” law; navigating the alphabet soup of governmental agencies (OSHA, EPA, IRS) and laws in the wake of recent court decisions; and obtaining and using insurance coverage in the COVID-19 era.

Stay ahead of the curve and on the right side of the law by attending the online 2021 Procopio Construction Law Forum on October 21.

This VIRTUAL 1/2 day seminar is packed with strategic advice and actionable takeaways that you cannot afford to miss – make sure this is the one conference you attend!

* This event is free to attend! Please RSVP using the column to the right

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the speakers

RAY MAJOR, KEYNOTE

Chief Data & Analytics Office and Chief Economist | San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)

LAURENCE R. PHILLIPS

Partner | Procopio LLP - Construction Law

CRAIG A. RAMSEYER

Partner | Procopio LLP - Construction Law

MARY A. SALAMONE

Partner | Procopio LLP - Construction Law

CLINT S. ENGLESON

Associate | Procopio LLP - Labor & Employment Law

DAVID B. KUHLMAN

Of Counsel | Procopio LLP - Construction Law

ALEXANDRA "SASHA" SELFRIDGE

Senior Associate | Procopio LLP - Insurance Recovery & Litigation, Corporate and Commercial Law

Preston Cavignac

Risk Advisor | Partner | Cavignac

MARTY GLASKE

Senior Vice President, Business Development | Gafcon

ANDY GUZENSKI

Principal, Vice President | CMR Risk & Insurance Services

MANNY LEON

Vice President, Government Affairs | Associated General Contractors of California

DUSTIN STEINER

Vice President, Government Affairs & Industry Relations | Associated General Contractors of California - San Diego

Agenda

Oct 21 1:00 PM PDT

Welcome and Keynote Address by Ray Major, Chief Data & Analytics Office and Chief Economist | San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)

Join Ray to discuss pandemic economic recovery, what’s in store for the 18 cities SANDAG controls, trends in traffic and mobility, construction projects, what the national infrastructure bill will mean for San Diego and more.

Tips to Avoid Contractual Landmines | Presented by Mary Salamone, Procopio and Andy Guzenski, CMR Risk & Insurance Services, Inc.

We know that construction contracts are both lengthy and riddled with legal jargon, but in that are traps for the unwary. Join us to learn what key contract clauses to pay close attention to and what risk-shifting clauses to avoid.

Navigating New Developments and Risks in Insurance Coverage For COVID-Related Claims | Presented by Dave Kuhlman, Sasha Selfridge, Procopio and Preston Cavignac, Cavignac

Both public and private construction projects will face COVID-related claims in the year ahead, covering everything from delays to changes to supply chain slowdowns to cancellations and terminations. This panel will focus on various risk and insurance issues related to the pandemic, how to best manage and document insurance claims, the long-term impacts to the insurance industry, and one of the biggest threats of the future - the rise of cybersecurity risks as the construction industry embraces technology to deliver projects on time.

Understanding and Complying with California Employment Law,Prevailing Wage Law and “Skilled and Trained” Requirements | Presented by Laurence Phillips, Clint Engleson, Procopio & Marty Glaske, Gafcon

Prevailing wage regulations are complex, and our panel of three construction industry and employment law experts will cover the fundamentals of what every construction employer needs to know to stay compliant the ever-changing employment and prevailing wage law requirements in California. Hear the latest developments in Federal, State and Local employment, prevailing wage law and “skilled and trained” requirements, plus current trends in labor shortages, wage-hour lawsuits and emerging best practices.

California 2021 Construction Law Legislative Updates and Case Review | Presented by Laurence Phillips, Mary Salamone, Procopio and Manny Leon (AGC-CA), Dustin Steiner (AGC-SD)

Recent and upcoming changes in the law will impact the construction industry for many years to come, including new case law and legislation relating to risk transfer, contractor’s licensing requirements, OSHA standards, tax incentives and eligibilities, EPA changes, and COVID-19-related issues. Our four notable panelists will inform you on how to prepare for these and other changes in the law and provide best practices for navigating and complying with the new laws affecting the construction industry.

Oct 21 5:00 PM PDT

Live Q&A

Stay tuned in to ask your questions and chat with our panelists live following their presentations!

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