Thursday, February 1, 2018
8:00 - 8:30am - Registration & Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30am - Program
This complimentary breakfast presentation will discuss how project owners and contractors manage construction-related risks in Illinois using insurance products and contractual provisions. Presenters include the Vice President of Risk Management for one of the largest general contractors in the United States; a construction attorney who focuses her practice on representing project owners in negotiating construction contracts; and an insurance attorney who regularly represents insurers and insureds in construction-related coverage disputes.
Some of the topics that will be explored are:
- Liability insurance, including tips on how to choose the correct additional insured endorsement for a construction contract and other important insurance specifications.
- Indemnity, limitations of liability, and other contractual provisions.
- The state of Illinois law on third-party “action over” claims.
Seth D. Lamden, Partner, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Patrick O’Connor, Vice President of Risk Management and Counsel, The Walsh Group
Heidi Hennig Rowe, Partner, Schiff Hardin LLP
William McVisk, Shareholder, Johnson & Bell, Ltd.
The Program is approved for 1.0 Illinois MCLE credit hours.
Sponsored by the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee and Self-Insurers & Risk Managers Committee
Breakfast Sponsored by Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP