Construction partner Laurie Stanziale moderated the "Supercity Status: Trends that Will Dictate Design in New Developments & Redevelopments" panel at the 7th Annual Real Estate Women’s Forum. The program’s panelists discussed manufacturing being brought back to the city, future-proofing buildings and the impact of ecommerce on retail.
Construction chair David Pfeffer will once again moderate a panel at the 2018 Anchin Construction and Development Forum on February 15. David’s panel, "Infrastructure Now: Understanding New York’s Needs in the Modern Era,” will address how New York’s infrastructure will adjust to demands of a growing population in an already densely inhabited metropolis, as well as the available opportunities for development and construction professionals.
Our market-leading Construction practice continues to be active on the speaking circuit at the top industry events in New York City. In the next week alone, Construction chair David Pfeffer will be a moderator at the Anchin Construction & Development Forum on 2/15 and Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will be a featured panelist at the 7th annual Real Estate Women’s Forum (REWF) on 2/23.
Construction chair David Pfeffer will present a live webinar on December 18 for Lorman Education Services on "Architect and Engineer Liability." The webinar will explore how to avoid claims and increase profitability by understanding how to balance liability risk.
On December 13, members of TKD’s Real Estate and Construction practices attended the Empire Ball to benefit diabetes research to honor this year’s honorees for their commitment to the Diabetes Research Institute.
On November 15, Labor and Employment partner Richard Steer will present a CLE presentation on understanding and preventing legal exposure to sexual harassment and employment discrimination for the Defense Association of New York (DANY).
On November 7, Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will moderate a panel at the Commercial Observer's Breaking the Glass Ceiling Conference. Laurie’s panel, “Creating the Next Generation of Women in Construction & Design” will feature executives from leading construction and development firms, including Gilbane, Hines, Kushner, Turner and HOK.
Construction chair David Pfeffer will be a featured speaker at Bisnow's National Healthcare East Conference where he will discuss healthcare design and construction with co-panelists from Weill Cornell Medical College, Columbia University Medical Center, Talisen Construction, Gilbane Building Co.
Managing partner Alan Tarter and partner Alex Spizz recently attended the Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) Annual General Meeting as delegates of TKD in Miami. 85 of the 100 LAW member firms were in attendance represented by 125 attorneys.
On October 19, Construction chair David Pfeffer will moderate a panel at Bisnow’s annual Brooklyn State of the Market Event. The program will cover the future of construction and development in Brooklyn. This event brings together the top real estate figures in one of the nation's hottest and fastest growing markets. David has been a frequent speaker at various industry events focused on the state of development in Brooklyn stemming from his strong experience partnering with clients on some of the most significant construction and development projects in the borough.
Managing partner Alan Tarter and partner Alex Spizz are attending the Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) Annual General Meeting as delegates of TKD this week in Miami. LAW is a global association of 100 independent law firms located in more than 50 countries.
On October 13, Stefanie Marrone, TKD’s Director of Business Development and Marketing, presented at her alma mater Columbia University at a career development workshop for students enrolled in Columbia’s master’s degree program in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. Stefanie spoke about how to effectively use social media to build a powerful professional network and career. She also provided strategies and tactics on how to build a strong professional brand along with tips for in-person and online networking.
Richard Schoenstein will be a featured speaker at the Lawline webinar, “Securities Litigation: What You Need to Know About a Rising Tide and an Active Bench.” The webinar will address trends in the filing of securities class actions and will review legal developments impacting securities litigation.
On October 4, Employment Litigation partner Richard Schoenstein will serve as a panelist for the Strafford CLE webinar, "Proving Damages for Breach of Covenants Not to Compete or Solicit, Confidentiality and Fiduciary Duty: Pursuing Lost Profits, Clawback Compensation, Inducement Payments, Loss of Good Will and Other Damages.”
Intellectual Property co-chair Amy Goldsmith and Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will present, “Architectural Works: Whose Line, Drawing or Plan is it Anyway?" for the National Law Institute (NLI).
Trusts and Estates counsel Jeffrey Lowin will be a featured panelist at the UJA Federation’s Sidney Kess New York Estate Tax and Financial Planning Conference. Jeffrey’s session, “Estate Administration: An Updated Checklist of Tasks and Deadlines,” will address essential acts and deadlines in the administration of a decedent’s estate.
Construction partner Laurie Stanziale will moderate a panel discussion at the RealInsight Emerging Trends Summit: Disruption, Innovation & Technology in Real Estate on September 26. Laurie and her panelists, who include representatives from leading developers in New York City will explore emerging trends in real estate innovation, and will look at how tools such as augmented/virtual reality, artificial intelligence, drones and smart building tech are impacting the real estate industry and ultimately, the design and construction process.
On September 12, Labor & Employment co-chair Laurent Drogin and partner David Kleinmann will co-present a breakfast CLE program on "The Nightmare Employee: Understanding, Managing and Successfully Exiting the Problem Employee” for the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC).