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Construction Executive Boot Camp 2016 - Interactive Panel Discussion and Cocktail Networking Event

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events, Construction, Insurance
Construction Executive Bootcamp logoAre you a construction company owner, CFO, controller, or lead estimator involved in the bidding process? On October 13th, join construction industry leaders, Bill Burke, Jason Copley, David Kane, and Anthony Stagliano, for a hands-on seminar, providing insights into effective strategies to maximize your profitability through innovative insurance, surety, legal, and accounting perspectives. To register,… Continue Reading

Lisa Wampler Named Managing Partner of Cohen Seglias' Pittsburgh Office

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events, Lisa Wampler
Cohen Seglias has announced the promotion of Lisa M. Wampler to Managing Partner of the Firm’s Pittsburgh office. The announcement marks the first female managing partner in the Firm’s history. “Lisa has been instrumental in the growth of our construction practice in Pittsburgh. She has proven leadership skills and continues to be a great ambassador for the… Continue Reading

Ignorance is not Bliss: Construction Contract Provisions You Need to Know

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events, Contract, District of Columbia, Liens
On February 11, join Roy Cohen, Ed Seglias, and Jackson Nichols at the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) Mid-Atlantic Chapter in Greenbelt, MD for their presentation, “Ignorance is not Bliss: Construction Contract Provisions You Need to Know.” They will discuss provisions that allocate risk for different site conditions, and examine contract provisions addressing payment, indemnity, change… Continue Reading

7th Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events, Labor & Employment, Pennsylvania
Join Cohen Seglias’ Labor & Employment Group for a seminar on cutting edge labor and employment law issues impacting your business.  Featuring speakers Marc Furman, Jonathan Landesman, Steven Williams, Christopher Carusone and Mark Leavy, the team will present on April 28th at the Union League in Philadelphia, May 5th at the Hershey Country Club and… Continue Reading

Managing the Liability and Risk of BIM

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events, Maryland
Jennifer M. Horn will be participating in a panel discussion focused on how you can manage the financial, legal, and technical liabilities and risks when using Building Information Modeling (BIM). Reserve your seat today! Event Details: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Time: 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: The Grand Lodge of Maryland 304 International Circle… Continue Reading

Managing the Liability and Risk of BIM

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events, Pennsylvania
Please join us for a professional panel covering the technological, financial, and legal aspects of: History of BIM Future of BIM Benefits and Risks of BIM BIM Documentation and the Effects Case Studies Top 5 Takeaways by Industry Experts Agenda:3:30 p.m.   Registration 4:00 p.m.   Welcome and Introductions Technical Overview by Print-O-Stat, Inc. 4:30 p.m.   Professional… Continue Reading

5th Annual Labor & Employment Seminar

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events, Labor & Employment
Join our Labor & Employment Group and the Firm’s newest partner, Honorable Gene D. Cohen (Ret.), for a fast-paced seminar on cutting edge labor and employment law issues impacting your business. Far from an academic discussion, attendees will get real world, practical guidance from our experienced litigators and a former Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge. Topics included in this half-day seminar are: … Continue Reading

Precasters' Opportunities & Liability in Green Projects

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events
Cohen Seglias Partner Lane Kelman and Associate Lori Wisniewski Azzara recently authored an article, “Precasters’ Opportunities & Liability in Green Projects” which appeared in the November/December issue of Precast, Inc. magazine. This is the official magazine of the National Precast Association. “Everyone’s ears perk up when questions of legal liability in construction arise. With the… Continue Reading

Presentation & Networking Cocktail Reception - Avoiding the Pitfalls in Federal Construction Contracting

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events
Please join our Federal Contracting Practice Group for a Networking Cocktail Reception preceded by a precise presentation on Avoiding the Pitfalls in Federal Construction Contracting. This networking event will facilitate interaction between large and small businesses that are looking to understand how to win federal construction contracts. The presentation, led by Federal Contracting Chair, Michael… Continue Reading

Building a Sustainable Business: Managing Risks and Reaping Rewards in Green Building - Upcoming Event

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events, Green Building, Pennsylvania
Green building is more popular than ever, and achieving LEED certification for projects is a mark of distinction. Construction companies and developers need to understand how they can effectively manage the risks and reap the rewards of these projects. Please join us for a panel discussion where industry professionals, including Lane Kelman and Jonathan Cass,… Continue Reading

We Need Technology to Boost Our Traffic Management

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events, Design and Technology
“Technology has transformed dozens of ways we interact with the world. How we communicate, learn, work, entertain, and provide for ourselves have all been radically altered by computers, sensors, and software. One area where technology is woefully underused, but sorely needed, is in roadway safety.” Patrick Sorek, Partner with Cohen Seglias recently authored an article… Continue Reading

Upcoming Event: How Does the Law Change When Contractors Cross State Borders?

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events
Cohen Seglias is hosting a series of seminars, throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, for regional contractors and trade subcontractors whose work areas span multiple states. The “Crossing Borders” program highlights distinctions in the laws of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia as they apply to common issues relating to construction contracts and projects.… Continue Reading

Upcoming Event: Unraveling the Mysteries of Federal Construction Contracting

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events
In order to succeed in today’s world of federal construction contracting, with emphasis on “best value,” indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contracting, and teaming arrangements, a contractor must have a thorough understanding of how the system works. The Federal Construction Group of Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman, PC will provide you with the tools you need… Continue Reading

Upcoming Event: Are You Prepared to Face a Construction Claim?

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events, Pennsylvania
Join Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman, PC and Karden Construction Services, Inc. for an informative seminar that will be invaluable to contractors conducting business in the current economic climate. In today’s competitive construction market, it is imperative to be aware of your rights before and during construction. In the event that a claim situation… Continue Reading

Upcoming Event: 3rd Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events, Labor & Employment
Each spring, Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman, PC provides employers with an annual review of the prior year and an update on various labor and employment law topics. Please join our labor and employment attorneys for a half-day briefing on developments in case law, statutes and regulatory trends that could have an impact on… Continue Reading

Protecting Against Faulty Workmanship Claims

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events, Insurance
Recent Pennsylvania court decisions have virtually eliminated any insurance coverage under commercial general liability policies for claims brought against general contractors arising from the faulty workmanship of their subcontractors. Jonathan A. Cass, partner with Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman, PC, recently co-authored an article with Peter Stoll, Jr. and Mary Stoll Walter of The… Continue Reading

Presentation: The Green Building Trend: Environmental Issues that Impact the Developer

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events, Green Building
On February 16, 2010, Cohen Seglias partner Lane F. Kelman, Esq. will present a program to The Environmental Information Association’s Mid-Atlantic Chapter on the interrelationship between the current trends in Green Building, the environmental industry and building development. Mr. Kelman will discuss topics covering all phases of construction. Specifically, he will address Brownfield Redevelopment as… Continue Reading

Q&A with Robert E. Little, Jr.

Posted in Cohen Seglias News & Events
Bob Little has more than 30 years of experience in all facets of federal contracting and recently joined Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman as a partner in the Federal Contracting Group, a move that strengthens the firm’s practice. Bob worked at the Naval Facilities Engineering Command before coming to Cohen Seglias. We recently sat… Continue Reading