CLE Webinar: Building on a Solid Foundation: Arbitrating Construction Disputes

CLE Events | Webinar Date: June 2, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Join NAM neutral, Hon. Leonard Austin (Ret.), and Hon. Sharon M.J. Gianelli as they discuss the challenges of multiclaim construction matters and why consideration should be given to resolving the issues through arbitration, rather than pursuing litigation. Topics will include the unique questions of law, difficult fact patterns, and unusual evidentiary and procedural problems and challenges.

This live streamed CLE webinar, Building on a Solid Foundation: Arbitrating Construction Disputes, will be held on Friday, June 2 at 1 p.m. ET by the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.

To view the recording, visit the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers website here.

About the Presenters

Hon. Leonard B. Austin (Ret.) is a retired Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, Second Department, where he served for nearly thirteen years. Prior to his Appellate Division tenure, he served in a matrimonial part and, for more than nine years, in the Commercial Division. In 2022, Justice Austin was voted a Top 10 Arbitrator in the New York Law Journal Best Of Survey. He is a member of NAM's (National Arbitration and Mediation) Hearing Officer Panel and is available to hear cases throughout New York State.

Hon. Sharon M.J. Gianelli was appointed to the Nassau County Commercial Division. In 2015, she was elected to the Supreme Court, and previously served as a justice for the Nassau County District Court since appointment in 2005 by Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi.

About NAM's Continuing Legal Education Program

NAM provides complimentary continuing legal education (CLE) programs virtually, on-site at your office, or in any of NAM's dedicated conference facilities. Our Continuing Legal Education department will work with your firm or organization to customize a CLE program that is designed to meet your specific CLE issues and topics of interest. Our respected faculty provides participants with an interactive presentation that will engage and educate your audience as they earn relevant CLE credit.

Please contact NAM's CLE department at 800-358-2550, ext. 145 or email Sharon Pedersen at for information on how we can customize a CLE program for your organization.