WEBINAR - Managing the Risks of Private Plan Review & Inspections
Name:WEBINAR - Managing the Risks of Private Plan Review & Inspections
Date:April 9, 2020
Time:2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT
The State of Georgia’s recent executive order on third-party plan review & inspections has prompted many questions from firms hoping to maintain progress on projects during the COVID-19 crisis. Join ACEC Georgia for a webinar examining the details of the executive order, legal concerns, insurance requirements, and other issues. The presentation will answer many common questions to help your firm assess the risks and rewards of participating.
Tawny is an experienced litigator in the Firm’s construction litigation and employment litigation practice group. Tawny’s construction litigation practice is primarily focused on the representation of architects and engineers in a variety of design and construction-phase disputes, including actions alleging property damages, contract damages, and catastrophic personal injury. Tawny also counsels design professionals on best practices for contract formation and administration.
Tawny is a cum laude graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, where she competed as a member of the Mock Trial Team. After law school and prior to joining CSKL, Tawny practiced with a firm in Savannah, Georgia in the areas of construction litigation, commercial litigation, and employment law.
Jeff Mitchell, RPLU, AU, INS Vice President Insurance Offices of America
Jeff leads the Architects and Engineering Professional Liability Practice for IOA in the Atlanta office. Along with his A&E colleagues across the country, the A&E practice at IOA places $37 million in premium and services 2,750 A&E firms. With the help of his dedicated team, most of which have 20 years in the A&E insurance industry, Jeff places insurance for 250+ A&E firms across the southeast. He is a member of a/ePronet, the nation’s leading association of insurance brokers specializing in professional liability for architects and engineers. Jeff sponsors yearly professional practice seminars for all his clients and co-hosts additional seminars with fellow industry experts.
Kent Stair Partner Copeland, Stair, Kingma & Lovell
For over 30 years, the focus of Kent’s practice has been on the representation of design professionals in the drafting and negotiation of their contracts, the resolution of design and construction phase issues, and the litigation, arbitration, and mediation of the various disputes that arise in connection with the design and construction process. His practice also involves the representation of other parties to the construction process, including large general contractors in complex cases alleging construction defects. The non-construction part of his practice involves the representation of attorneys when they are sued in connection with their professional activities. When not litigating on someone’s behalf, Kent has served as a mediator for others in over 150 cases.