Defend and Indemnify

Title:
Defend and Indemnify

Date/Time:
April 7 , 2011
9:30 – 11:00 am
Registration and continental breakfast begin at 9:00 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Westin New York at Time Square
The Plymouth Room – 9th Floor
New York

Description:
Please join us on April 7th as John B.

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Defend and Indemnify

Title:
Defend and Indemnify

Date/Time:
March 24 , 2011
8:00 – 9:30 amRegistration and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Boston Harbor Hotel
The Wharf Room
70 Rowes Wharf
Boston, MA

Description:
Please join us on March 24th as John B. Connarton, Jr.

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Troubled Project – Stopping Or Starting – What You Need To Know

Title:
Troubled Project – Stopping Or Starting – What You Need To Know

Date/Time:
March 10 , 2011
9:30 – 11:00 amRegistration and continental breakfast begin at 9:00 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits (1.5 HSW) and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Westin New York at Time Square
The Palace Room – 9th Floor
New York

Description:
Please join us on March 10th as Sue Yoakum delivers this timely presentation.With the effects of the economy on the design and build communities,

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The Design and Construction Management Professional Reporter: March/April 2011

Inside this issue:

Recent CA Jury Verdict May Heighten Duty for Design Professionals

By Carrie G. Strasser, Esq.

Comparative Analysis of Architect’s Duty to Guard against Construction Defects which Threaten Public Safety

By Kristina S. Raevska, Esq.

Wyoming Court Adheres to the Economic Loss Doctrine to Bar Negligent Misrepresentation Claims

By Luke R. Conrad, Esq.

Florida Courts Bars Limitation of Liability Provisions in Professional Negligence Cases against Individual Professionals

By Kristen R. Ragosta, Esq.

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Recognizes Exception to Economic Loss Doctrine in Washington State

By Daniel C. Poteet, Esq.

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The Accountant/Attorney Liability Reporter: March/April 2011

Inside this issue:

Fair Value Opinion Engagements

By John B. Connarton, Jr. P.C.

Auditor’s Obligation to Third Parties

By Nathanial Paty and Cheryl A. Waterhouse, Esq.

Accountant Compensation Dispute Governed By State Law When Not Specified in Agreement

By Justin M. Jagher

Auditor Obtains Dismissal of Claims by Shareholder Where Assets Invested with Bernie Madoff

By Daniel C. Poteet, Esq.

Protecting Your Business Interests: Non-Competition and Other Restrictive Covenants

By Chris Whitten and Cheryl A. Waterhouse, Esq.

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Review of Recent Cases Involving Design Professionals

Title:
Review of Recent Cases Involving Design Professionals

Date/Time:
January 13 , 2011
8:00 – 9:30 am
Registration and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits (1.5 HSW) and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
The Atlantic Room
70 Rowes Wharf
Boston

Description:
Please join us on January 13th as Eric Howard and Matthew Tuller deliver this timely presentation.

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Client Alert: Massachusetts Amends Mechanic’s Lien Law to Include Design Professionals

On January 5, 2011, amendments to the Massachusetts mechanic’s lien statute (G.L. c.254) were signed into law.

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Design-Build in the Public Sector: Risk and Liability Issues for Engineers

Title:
Design-Build in the Public Sector: Risk and Liability Issues for Engineers

Date/Time:
December 9, 2010
9:30 – 11:00 amRegistration and continental breakfast begin at 9:00 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits (1.5 HSW) and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Westin New York at Times Square
Minetta – 8th Floor
270 West 43rd Street
New York,

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Design-Build in the Public Sector: Risk and Liability Issues for Engineers

Title:
Design-Build in the Public Sector: Risk and Liability Issues for Engineers

Date/Time:
October 27, 2010
8:00 -9:30 amRegistration and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits (1.5 HSW) and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Boston Harbor Hotel
Atlantic Room
70 Rowes Wharf
Boston, MA 02110

Description:
David J. Hatem will deliver this timely presentation.

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Green and Sustainable Design

Title:
Green and Sustainable Design

Date/Time:
September 23, 2010
9:30 – 11:00 amRegistration and continental breakfast begin at 9:00 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits (1.5 HSW) and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Westin New York at Times Square
Minetta – 8th Floor
270 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

Description:
David J.

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Design & Construction Management Professional Reporter: September/October 2010

Inside this issue:

Green and Sustainable Design: Part 2: Contractual and Risk Management Recommendations for Design Professionals to Manage Risk and Maximize the Availability of Professional Liability Insurance

By Sue E. Yoakum, AIA, Esq., Donna M. Hunt, Lexington Insurance Company, and Valerie P. Onderaka, Risk Specialists Companies Insurance Agency, Inc.

Significant Change in Colorado Law Impacts Traditional Coverage interpretation of Commercial General Liability Insurance Policies

By Peter C. Lenart, Esq.

Colorado Court of Appeals Recognizes Economic Loss Rule as Defense to Contractor’s Fraud Claims Against Engineer

By Daniel C. Poteet, Esq.

Hawaii Appellate Court Confirms Construction Defect Claim Does Not Constitute an Occurrence Under a Commercial General Liability Policy

By Amanda Sirk, Esq.

Economic Loss Rule: A Variable Defense in Colorado for Design Professionals

By Marisa Skoglind, Esq.

Colorado Court Bars Limitation of Liability Provisions for Design Professionals

By Justin Jagher, Esq.

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Announcement: Donovan Hatem LLP is Pleased to Announce the Release of Two New Books

Megaprojects: Challenges and Recommended Practices and Design-Build Subsurface Projects, Second Edition

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Client Alert: New Massachusetts “Prompt-Pay” Law Governs Private Construction Contracts

Massachusetts recently inserted a new Section 29E into Chapter 149 of its general laws requiring construction payments to be paid promptly.

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Donovan Hatem LLP Welcomes New Litigation Partner to New York Office

Scott K. Winikow has joined the firm as a partner in the Business Litigation and Professional Practices Groups.

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“What’s a Structural Engineer to Do?: The Collaborative World of Building Information Modeling and Integrated Project Delivery”

Legal Perspectives Column, August 2010, STRUCTURE Magazine

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Integrated Project Delivery/BIM, New York

Title:
Integrated Project Delivery/BIM

Date/Time:
June 24, 2010
9:30 – 11:00 am
Registration and continental breakfast begin at 9:00 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. AIA credits (1.5 HSW) and attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Westin New York at Times Square
Ambassador 2 – 2nd Floor
270 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

Description:
On June 24th, 

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Special Half Day Business Symposium

Title:
Special Half Day Business Symposium

Date/Time:
June 16, 2010
8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Registration and continental breakfast begin at 7:30 am. If you have not registered and would like to, please call 617.406.4504 or email roundtable@donovanhatem.com. Attendance certificates will be available upon request.

Location:
Boston Harbor Hotel
Wharf Room
70 Rowes Wharf
Boston, MA 02110

Description:
Please join us in Boston for our upcoming special half dayBusiness Symposium for Design Professional Firms on June 16.

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The Design and Construction Management Professional Reporter: June 2010

Inside this issue:

Green and Sustainable Design: Part 1: Professional Liability Risk and Insurability Issues for Design Professionals

By David J. Hatem, PC

New Rhode Island Legislation Proposes to Alter Retention Process for A/E Firms on Public Projects

By Brian C. Newberry, Esq.

Indemnification — A Contractual Sword and Shield: Tips on How to Enter Into Contracts Which Leave Design Professionals Well Armed and Well Protected

By Peter C. Lenart, Esq.

Illinois Court Expands Engineer’s Duty of Care Beyond the Terms of the Applicable Contract

By Lynn M. Squillace, Esq.

The Economic Loss Doctrine Bars an Owner from Asserting Negligence Claims Against a Design Professional with Whom the Owner is in Privity of Contract

By Kristina S. Raevska, Esq.

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Integrated Project Delivery/BIM, Boston

Title:
Integrated Project Delivery/BIM

Date
May 26, 2010

Description:
On May 26th, Sue Yoakum led a discussion of the latest developments in Integrated Project Delivery (“IPD”) and Building Information Modeling (“BIM”) role in IPD projects. Integrated Project Delivery continues to generate interest and a sense of promise for some owners, designers and constructors and confusion among others. This discussion focused on 1) what is “pure” IPD; 2) what are the modified versions of “IPD;”

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Donovan Hatem LLP Promotes John W. Dennehy to Partner

John W. Dennehy has been elected partner, effective immediately

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