Annual Transportation Construction Law & Regulatory Forum

Continuing Legal Education has been approved in the following states:

  • Florida
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee

If you are a lawyer, in-house counsel, contractor, designer, owner or are involved in the management of transportation design & construction projects – you need to know the most recent legal trends and regulations that may affect your business.  This year’s forum is taking place June 1-2 at the ARTBA Building in Washington, D.C.  Nationally recognized professionals will hold panel sessions on such topics as Risk Management and Compliance; Robots,  Drones,  Artificial Intelligence and the Changing Legal Landscape; Differing Site Conditions Claims, and more.  At this interactive event, speakers will share practical, real-world advice regarding laws and regulations that could impact your bottom line. To learn more about the program and sponsorships, contact Allison Klein at

Networking Break Sponsor

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Breakfast Sponsor
Jones Walker

Opening Reception Sponsor


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Annual Transportation Construction Law and Regulatory Forum
June 1-2, 2016
ARTBA Building, 1219 28th St NW,
Washington, D.C. 20007
June 1
3:30 PM – 4:30 PMThe Lawyer’s Successful Assimilation Into The Project Team And Resultant Value

Seth Firmender,
Lane Construction
4:30 PM – 5:30 PMA Fresh Look At Quantifying Loss Of Labor Productivity

Chris Brasco
Watt, Tieder,
Hoffar and Fitzgerald
Paul Stynchcomb
5:30-6:45 PMOpening Reception

Sponsored by: Stites & Harbison
June 2
9:00 – 9:30 AMBreakfast

Sponsored by: Jones Walker
9:30 – 10:30 AMFederally Funded Projects: Understanding and Avoiding Getting Tripped Up By The Strings Attached

Neal Sweeney,
Jones Walker
10:30 – 11:30 AMP3’s, Integrated Project Delivery and Innovative Finance

Chris Kane,

Sasha Page,
IMG Rebel
11:30 – 12:30 PMTactics for Defending Personal Injury Lawsuits – What the Plaintiff’s Attorney Doesn’t Want You to Know

John J. Moroney
Franco & Moroney, LLC
12:30 – 1:30 PMLunch

Keynote Speaker:
Pete Ruane,
ARTBA President & CEO
1:30 – 2:30 PMRobots, Drones, Artificial Intelligence and the Changing Legal Landscape

Mark Berry,
Peckar & Abramson
2:30 – 2:45 PMNetworking Break

Sponsored by: Peckar & Abramson
2:45 - 3:45 PMThe Anatomy of a Differing Site Conditions Claim

Zachary Jones,
Stites & Harbison

Dr. Gary Brierley, P.E.
University of Illinois, MSCE, PhD CE; Tufts university, BSCE

Dr. Ron Heuer, P.E.
University of Illinois; BSCE, MS Geology, PhD Civil Geotech
3:45 – 4:30 PMRisk Management: Can Culture, Ethics and Compliance Assessment Make a Difference for your Organization’s Bottom Line?

Lorraine D’Angelo,
LDA Compliance Consulting
*ARTBA is not liable for any information provided by instructors or attorneys during the forum. This forum is intended for general informational purposes only, and not as a substitute for particular advice from a qualified professional. No warranty is made regarding the forum.