Zetlin & De Chiara actively leads seminars, conferences and roundtables, offering industry professionals insights and perspectives in the rapidly evolving fields in which we work.

Past Events

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    Virtual Event

    Jaimee Nardiello, Partner

    Jaimee Nardiello, Partner at Zetlin & De Chiara, will participate in Commercial Observer's 5th Annual Healthcare Construction Forum on September 23, 2021 at 10:30.

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    Building Energy Exchange & Virtual

    Michael K. De Chiara, Senior Partner

    Rocco Giannetti, FAIA, Principal/Managing Director, Gensler
    Tomi Vest, General Counsel, NYC Mayor’s Office of Climate Resiliency
    Additional speakers TBA

    Michael De Chiara will speak at a BE-Ex Architect Advisory Council (AAC) workshop co-sponsored by the Building Energy Exchange, AIA New York, and ASHRAE New York focusing on the legal risk and responsibility of high performance design and construction, and how to improve compliance with NYC climate legislation.

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    Jaimee Nardiello, Partner, Zetlin & De Chiara LLP

    Patricia Harris, LEED AP, Special Counsel, Zetlin & De Chiara LLP; Founder and CEO, Licensure LLC

    Elena Brescia, RLA, FASLA

    Lina Telese, Hon. AIA- General Counsel, Jaros, Baum & Bolles

    Jaimee Nardiello, Partner, and Patricia Harris, Special Counsel, will speak on a panel, Business Up Front: Contracts and Compliance at the ASLA SKILL | ED program. The panelists will share their expertise regarding the practical challenges faced by all design professionals when they establish their own practices.

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    Tara Mulrooney, Partner

    Tara Mulrooney, Partner at Zetlin & De Chiara, moderated a panel of industry experts at the Commercial Observer’s recent Life Science Forum. The panelists, representatives from different constituencies in the life sciences market, were:

    • Susie Harboth, EVP, Business Operations Breakthrough Properties;
    • Matthew Weir, EVP, Taconic Properties;
    • Shara Ticku, CEO & Co-Founder, C16 Biosciences; and
    • Peter Schubert, Design Partner, Ennead Architects.

    The discussion focused on the unique needs of start-up and early stage life science companies and what developers, landlords and the City can do to make New York a destination for these enterprises.

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    Loryn Riggiola, Partner

    Loryn Riggiola, Partner, Zetlin & De Chiara LLP,  joins a panel on June 10, 2021, 1:30-2:30 entitled Understand the Arbitral Decision-Making Model and What Advocates Can Do to Protect the Award. This panel will dicuss the differing arbitral decision-making philosophies and recent challenges to arbitral awards. The application of law, equity, fairness, and justness can serve as a means by which an arbitrator can reach a decision. Each model has its own unique characteristics, and understanding these approaches and their limits is key to avoiding improper or frustrating outcomes in arbitration. Along with the arbitrator, advocates have a role to play in the rendering of an enforceable award, and all participants should have an appreciation for the nature of recent challenges to arbitral awards. The panel will also offer practical tips for drafting arbitration agreements, conducting discovery, and the presentation of evidence to assist arbitrators in making enforceable awards.

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