Zetlin & De Chiara Participates in the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry Regional Program

NEW YORK (November 4, 2013) —

Zetlin & De Chiara is pleased to announce that Partner Carol Patterson will serve as a speaker at the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry Regional Program in New York on November 8, and Principal Jaimee Nardiello is serving as a regional program coordinator.

The program, titled “The Fundamentals of Construction Law” will be taught by leading construction lawyers in six locations around the country and will cover various construction issues including the roles of the key participants in a project, the structure of project delivery systems, the bidding and construction process, insurance and bonding, government construction contracts, and dispute resolution. The concepts covered apply to projects ranging from a single building to complex infrastructure improvements.

For more information about the program, you can view the ABA Regional 2013 Brochure.

Carol Patterson, a Senior Partner with Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, advises clients on dispute resolution, contracts, business organizational issues and risk management strategies. She represents prominent national and international firms in litigation and transactions relating to the design and construction of major office and residential buildings, performing arts centers, museums, hospitals, educational institutions, transportation facilities and infrastructure projects. Carol regularly counsels owners, developers, engineers, architects, contractors and other parties in the construction industry. Carol is consistently recognized by Chambers USA and Super Lawyer Magazine as a leading attorney in construction law. She frequently speaks on various topics relating to the design and construction industries and has lectured at the New York University Real Estate Institute, Columbia University School of Engineering, and Polytechnic University. She is a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers and a past president of the Association of Real Estate Women.

Jaimee L. Nardiello, a Principal with Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, manages complex, multi-million dollar construction cases from inception to trial and prepares contracts for high-profile construction projects throughout the New York City area. Jaimee regularly represents design professionals, contractors and construction managers in both litigation and non-litigation construction related matters. She was selected for inclusion on the 2013 New York Metro Super Lawyers list and previously to the New York Super Lawyers Rising Star list in 2012 and 2011. Jaimee is a Board Member of the Association of Real Estate Women (AREW) and is on the Design Division Steering Committee for the American Bar Association Construction Industry Forum.

About Our Firm

Zetlin & De Chiara LLP is a leading national construction law firm committed to providing sophisticated and innovative legal and business advisory services related to real estate, design and construction for a wide spectrum of industries. Our attorneys include individuals with in-house construction counsel experience, degrees in the design professions, and LEED accreditation. The firm provides counsel throughout the planning, design, and construction process — from drafting and negotiating contracts to advising on risk management strategies. We have extensive experience representing clients in litigation and alternative dispute resolution, and also advise on business formation, licensing and corporate issues.