For Immediate Release
Joeann Walker of Zetlin & De Chiara LLP Honored with American Bar Association Scholarship
New York, NY (April 21, 2017) - Leading construction law firm Zetlin and De Chiara LLP announced today that Joeann Walker, an Associate at the firm, was honored by the ABA’s Forum Governing Committee with a scholarship for the 2017 ABA Forum on Construction Law. The Committee commended Ms. Walker for her strong commitment to improving diversity in the construction law profession.
The Forum, entitled “A Capital View: Best Practices in Inside and Outside Construction Counseling,” will take place April 20-22, 2017 as part of the ABA’s annual meeting in Washington, DC. The program will focus on the hurdles facing attorneys advising clients in the construction industry, lending insight into industry trends, interesting legal analysis and practical takeaways.
Ms. Walker joined Zetlin & De Chiara in 2015. In addition to her work in the complex construction litigation space, Ms. Walker further counsels clients on applying for minority or women owned business certification.
About Zetlin & De Chiara
Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, a leading construction law firm, provides sophisticated legal counsel and business advice to real estate owners and developers as well as architecture and engineering firms in the New York Metropolitan area and around the country. Many of its attorneys have direct experience with construction and design issues through their work as in-house construction counsel, education and training as architects and engineers, and by earning LEED accreditation. The firm provides counsel throughout the planning, design, and construction process — from drafting and negotiating contracts to advising on risk management strategies. Zetlin & De Chiara represents clients in litigation and alternative dispute resolution, and also advises on business formation, licensing and corporate issues.
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