Thank you to our wonderful speakers and attendees for joining us at our 2017 seminar. It was a pleasure to see you all, and we look forward to seeing you again at next year’s seminar!
2017 Seminar Speakers & Topics
Presentation by James R. Case: The Nuances of Administering the Contract for Construction
James is a graduate of St. John’s University, is a member of the Kerr, Russell and Weber law firm. Jim belongs to the Michigan and Detroit Bar Associations, the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry, and the International Association of Defense Council.
Presentation by Roseanne Debellis and Allison Esrig: What Would You Do? An in-depth look and interactive discussion about real-life claim situations faced by Design Professionals who were involved in projects where injuries occur and lawsuits were filed.
Roseanne manages Architects and Engineers liability claims for Navigators as their Senior Claims Counsel. Based in our Danbury, CT office Roseanne began her career in private practice, defending design professionals against errors and omission claims arising out of complex construction projects. Admitted to practice law in both New York and Connecticut, she has also held senior claims management positions prior to Navigators where she always specialized in high exposure claims involving architects, engineers and other design professionals.
Allison has over 20 years of experience specializing in underwriting for design professionals. She joined Navigators seven years ago to assist with updating their design professional liability program. Based in Ellicott City, MD her current role is Vice President and Manager of the architects and engineers professional liability underwriting team.
Presentation by Drew Seaman: Cyber Issues for Design Professionals
Drew is a graduate of Washington University, is with the law firm of Straub, Seaman & Allen. Drew concentrates his practice in the area of Architects & Engineers Malpractice, Construction Claims, Product Liability, and Environmental Claims. Drew is a member of the State Bar Association of Michigan, the Federal Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.