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 announced. One program is free of charge for in-house counsel, Hagy said.

Construction Litigation Leaders’ Forum 2012, Santa Monica, Calif., 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, Chapman, Glucksman, Dean, Roeb & Barger
Mark Milstein, Milstein Adelman
• William Mayer, VP & GC at D.R. Horton
• Donalee Pelovsky, ACE North America

Home Building Industry Legal Issues Symposium, Washington, D.C., March 29, 2012

Developed in collaboration with the National Association of Home Builders, this program features a keynote speech by former Senator 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, DLA Piper
Brenda K. Radmacher, Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP

HB is a leading provider of certified legal education conferences on construction, torts and insurance. For more information, registration and discounts, contact Brownie Bokelman at 484-324-2755 x212 or

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