Steven Nudelman, a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department and Construction Practice Group, will be a panelist for a full-day live webinar on “New Jersey Engineering Law and Ethics,” to be presented by HalfMoon Education Inc. on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 from 8:30am – 4:30pm (ET).
The agenda for this presentation is as follows:
Contract Law Primer for Engineers
- Reviewing the necessary elements of any contract
- Understanding contract “legalese”
- Determining performance
- What constitutes a breach of contract?
- What are damages and remedies?
- Liability-shifting contract provisions: warranties, guarantees and indemnities
- Making changes to contracts
Professional Liability Law
- Reviewing the grounds for professional liability claims Identifying who can bring a claim
- Examining common sources of professional liability claims
- Reviewing defenses to liability claims
- Determining damages
- Participating in dispute resolution: arbitration, mediation, litigation
- Obtaining Insurance coverage for professional liability claims
Handling Ethical Issues in Professional Engineering Practice
- Promoting health and welfare vs. managing risk:
- Complementary or conflicting duties?
- Protecting the environment: meeting or exceeding legal requirements
- Watching the bottom line: identifying and balancing economic pressures in design and construction
- Integrating new technologies: identifying and balancing the benefits and risks
Focus on Ethical Issues in Supervision, Control and Use of Engineer Seal
- What is the unauthorized practice of engineering?
- What are the standards for responsible charge of engineering work?
- How do you exercise supervisory control?
- What duties cannot be delegated?
- What are the legal and practical consequences of using the engineering seal?
Developments in Federal and New Jersey Environmental Law
- Reviewing recent changes to and enforcement of:
- Pollution prevention
- Water quality enforcement
- Stormwater permitting
- Watersheds, wetlands, lakes and streams
- Reviewing recent and anticipated developments at the US EPA and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Mr. Nudelman concentrates his practice in construction law and the representation of members of the construction industry across a broad spectrum of matters. His clients include owners, contractors, design professionals, subcontractors and suppliers involved in public and private construction projects throughout New Jersey. He also represents community associations, unit owners and developers in lawsuits involving construction defects, budgeting and financing issues, and condominium governance. Mr. Nudelman is a Charter Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America, and currently serves as Co-Vice Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association Construction Law Section.
Additional details and registration at: New Jersey Engineering Law and Ethics