National Roofing Legal Resource Center

Schedule

Roofing Issues: Decks to Dockets
Sept 6-8
The Meritage Resort and Spa
Napa, Calif.

Thursday, Sept. 6

11 a.m. – Noon Registration/Buffet Lunch
Noon – 1:15 p.m. Welcome and Introductions
Stephen M. Phillips
Partner
Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel
Atlanta
1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Critical Provisions Contractors Should Include in Every Construction Contract
Stephen M. Phillips
Partner
Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel
Atlanta
2:45 - 3 p.m. Break
3 – 4:15 p.m. Contractors Beware: Technical Issues Posing Liability Risks
Mark Graham
Vice President
NRCA
Rosemont, Ill.
4:15 – 5:15 p.m. Delay and Disruption Claims: Common Pitfalls and Successful Resolutions
Martin R. Salzman
Partner
Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel
Atlanta
5:30 - 7 p.m. Cocktail Reception—Oakville Terrace

Friday, Sept. 7

7 – 7:30 a.m. Hot Buffet Breakfast
7:30 – 8 a.m. NRCA Update
Reid Ribble
CEO
NRCA
Rosemont, Ill.
8 – 9:15 a.m. Legal Issues Related to Emerging Roofing Technology
Trent Cotney
CEO
Cotney Construction Law LLP
Tampa, Fla.
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Break  
9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Best Practices Contractor Panel
Speakers TBD
10:45 – Noon I Can't Take It Anymore!!: Managing Harassment Claims and Conducting Lawful and Effective Investigations
Philip Siegel
Partner
Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel
Atlanta
Free afternoon to explore Napa Valley

Saturday, Sept. 8

7 – 7:30 a.m. Hot Buffet Breakfast
7:30 – 8:45 a.m. Understanding Culture and its Impact on Safety
Tom Shanahan
Vice President
NRCA
Rosemont, Ill.
8:45 – 10 a.m. Oh! My Aching Back! The Devil's Triangle—Understanding the Overlap Between the FMLA, ADA and Workers' Compensation Laws
Philip Siegel
Partner
Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel
Atlanta
10 – 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 – 11:15 a.m. ASCE 7-16 and Its Impact on Roof Wind Uplift
Mark Graham
Vice President
NRCA
Rosemont, Ill.
11:15 – 12:30 p.m. Roofing and Construction Cases and Court Decisions
Stephen M. Phillips
Partner
Hendrick, Phillips, Salzman & Siegel
Atlanta
12:30 p.m. Adjourn



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