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

Upcoming Events

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    Albany Capital Center 55 Eagle Street Albany, New York 12207 United States

    Michael Vardaro, LEED AP, Managing Partner | Zetlin & De Chiara LLP

    Tabitha M. Croscut, Shareholder and Chair | Devine, Millimet & Branch, P.A.

    Steve Gido, CFA, Principal | Rusk O'Brien Gido + Partners

    Campbell Wallace, Esq., NYS Director of Government Relations | ACEC New York

    Moderator: Rob Brewer, CPA, CCIFP, Partner, Architecture & Engineering Practice Leader | Grassi Advisors & Accounting

    Michael Vardaro, Managing Partner, will participate in a panel on Mergers, Acquisitions and ESOP: The Future of A/E/C Management at the ACEC New York Winter Conference. The panel, part of the CFO/Business Managers Agenda will feature industry leaders who will provide their views on how mergers and acquisitions, as well as pending ESOP legislation, will affect engineering firms in the near and distant future.

Past Events

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    Breakfast 8:30-9:00 | Program 9:00-10:30
    Union League Club & Virtual

    Michael De Chiara, Zetlin & De Chiara

    Rick Cook, COOKFOX Architects

    Scott Frank, Jaros, Baum & Bolles

    Rocco Giannetti, Gensler

    Sabrina Kanner, Brookfield Properties

    Yasemin Kologlu, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

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    Loryn Riggiola, Partner

    Loryn Riggiola, Partner will join a panel discussion on the Design Build process. The panel will include NYC DOT’s Tanvi Pandya, PE, DBIA, Executive Director of Design-Build (Bridges) as well as members of WBC’s Design Build Committee who will share their insights and perspectives on best practices for MWBEs as well as managing risk on these type of projects.

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    4:00-6:00 ET

    Patricia Harris, Special Counsel

    Zetlin & De Chiara Special Counsel Patti Harris has been invited to speak on "Professional Business Entities & Licensure: Rules to Live by Whether You’re Starting Out or Growing Your Practice" on the EntreArchitect podcast Context & Clarity LIVE.

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    Loryn Riggiola, Partner

    Loryn Riggiola, Partner will speak as a member of a panel at The Dispute Resolution Board Foundation 25th Annual Connections Conference on November 8-10, 2021. The conference will address The "New" P3: Past, Present and Post-Pandemic DBs.

    The panel, Champion or Challenger - How the DRB Process is Viewed Through the Lens of the Designer and Engineer will address how engineers / designers think about the DRB process.

    We often hear from project owners, CMs, and contractors, but what do the engineers / designers think about the DRB process? A panel of major project designers will discuss this perspective.


    Ali Chaudhry, Senior Vice President, AECOM

    Ed Hunter, Technical Advisor, HNTB
    Matthew Neuringer, Senior Associate, Orrick Law Firm
    Loryn Riggiola, Partner,Zetlin & De Chiara LLP
    David Ryan, Senior Vice President-Boston, AECOM

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    The Times Center, 242 West 41st Street, New York, NY 10036

    Michael De Chiara, Zetlin & De Chiara (Moderator); John Cahill, JLL; Mary Howard, Design Technologies; Susan Crinnion, J.P. Morgan

    Michael De Chiara, Senior Partner, will moderate a panel discussion about the transformation of NYC Metro Life Sciences economy into the largest life science economy in the United States in just twenty years. This session will, highlight the private sector macro trends driving industry growth, map where concentrated development is occurring, and will provide a forecast for future opportunities and areas of expansion.

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