Upcoming Watt Tieder Events

Watt Tieder encourages its attorneys to participate in industry programs both domestically and abroad.  Watt Tieder attorneys are regularly invited to serve as speakers and moderators.  Join us at these upcoming events.

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    Watt Tieder Launches Two New Websites

    September 2, 2014
    Watt Tieder is proud to a introduce a fresh new firm website and brand to showcase our decades of extensive experience in domestic and international construction litigation, government contracts, surety law and bankruptcy law.  The site has an exciting new look and is more accessible, informative, interactive and easy to navigate than ever before.  Our firm website also provides a link to the new interactive website version of our 50 State Analysis of Key Issues Related to Construction and Engineering Contracts which has proven to be a highly regarded resource.  The 50 State Analysis is now available at your desktop as well as on all mobile devices.


    Breakthroughs in Tunneling

    September 15 – 17, 2014 in Golden, Colorado
    Robert M. Fitzgerald & Jason M. Muncey

    Annual tunneling short course at the Colorado School of Mines, where senior partner Robert Fitzgerald will be speaking on the third day (September 17) on dispute and claims resolution.
    Visit CSM’s website to learn more.


    GcilA Oktoberfest Celebration

    September 21 – 22, 2014 in Munich, Germany
    John B. Tieder, Jr. & Shelly L. Ewald
    Watt Tieder is pleased to once again participate in this annual Oktoberfest celebration. Events include: a Folk Parade Viewing and Bavarian Breakfast (September 21); a seminar entitled “Proving Delay in International Construction Arbitration – What Works Best?” presented by Watt Tieder senior partners John Tieder and Shelly Ewald, in conjunction with Secretariat and Delta Consulting (September 22); as well as other Oktoberfest festivities. For more information, download the event brochure or to RSVP, please contact Lisa Breighner.


    Liberty Commercial Group Seminar

    September 23, 2014
    Sponsored by Watt Tieder
    10 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois

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    National Utility Contractors Association Fall Leadership Conference

    October 8 – 10, 2014 in Newport, Rhode Island
    Kevin J. McKeon
    Kevin McKeon will join a panel of speakers exploring the topic of Construction Law.  Visit the NUCA Fall Leadership Conference webpage for more information and registration details.


    2014 National Bond Claims Association Seminar

    October 8 – 10, 2014 in Half Moon Bay, California
    John E. Sebastian
    Watt Tieder partner John Sebastian will moderate a discussion on the subrogation rights of a surety.

    FIDIC Americas Contract Users’ Conference

    October 14 – 15, 2014 in Miami, Florida
    John B. Tieder, Jr. & Carter B. Reid
    FIDIC and IBC Legal will be sponsoring this event where Watt Tieder senior partners Jack Tieder and Carter Reid will be speaking on issues regarding Disputes, ADR and Arbitration.


    Annual Conference of the International Bar Association

    October 19 – 24, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan
    John B. Tieder, Jr.
    Watt Tieder senior partner Jack Tieder will be speaking on Arbitration Under the FIDIC Terms of Contract.


    Disputes Review Board Foundation 18th Annual Conference

    October 23 – 25, 2014 in Toronto, Canada
    Timothy E. Heffernan
    Conference Information
    Tim Heffernan will join a panel of speakers to discuss topics dealing with Dispute Boards on Public-Private Partnership (P3) Projects.

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    Construction SuperConference 2014

    December 1-3, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada
    R. Miles Stanislaw & Christopher Wright

    On December 2, 2014, senior partner R. Miles Stanislaw and partner Christopher Wright (moderator) will join a panel of speakers from Hensel Phelps Construction Co., Marsh USA and Zurich North America to discuss the role of insurance from project commencement to completion on complex commercial and public projects. Visit the SuperConference 2014 webpage for more information and registration details.