2012 Revision of the Mechanics Lien Act and New Developments in Construction Law and Insurance Markets - Santa Clara

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
April 3, 2012

This Breakfast Briefing will discuss the new revision of the California Mechanics lien law, recent developments in construction law and the state of the property, casualty and surety marketplace today including Captive Insurance Companies (what they are and how they work).

Join our panel at the Breakfast Briefing to learn more about how to navigate today's maze of California Construction laws and insurance requirements.


8:00 – 8:30 a.m.  Registration and breakfast
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Presentations & Discussion

Issues to be discussed by speakers from Sheppard Mullin and AON include:

  • Revsion of the Mechanics Lien Law Effective July 1, 2012
  • Pay if Paid Clauses
  • Delay Damages Waivers
  • Recent Public Works Cases
  • Pollution Coverage
  • E&O Coverage
  • Workers Compensation Rates
  • Draconian Licensing Cases


Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

  • Scott E. Hennigh, Partner
  • James Higgins, Associate
  • Edward B. Lozowicki, Partner
  • Meredith McKeown-Jones, Associate
  • Mathew Troughton, Special Counsel

AON Construction Services Group

  • Michael J. Heffernan, Executive Vice President and Managing Director
  • Patrick T. Moughan, Directory - Surety
  • Dick Svec, Senior Vice President
  • James W. Untiedt, Managing Director/Executive Vice President AON Risk Solutions

Who should attend:

Contractors, public agencies, owners, developers, construction managers, and anyone interested in knowing more about navigating the California Construction process.
Date & Location:

Tuesday, April 3
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
5101 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054


Regular/Walk-in: $45
Early Bird – EXTENDED DEADLINE!: $40 if registered by March 23, 2012

Questions? Please contact Ann Cheney, (415) 774-2975,
This activity complies with standards for Minimum Continuing Legal Education prescribed by the California State Bar and is approved for 2 hours of MCLE credit. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.