Events

07/19/2017
John H. Sokul, Jr.
ICSC New England Conference & Deal Making

Hinckley Allen Partner John H. Sokul, Jr. will be at the International Council of Shopping Centers New England Conference & Deal Making moderating a timely and lively topic with nuts and bolts, practical approaches, solutions and insights into recurring and emerging issues facing shopping center owners and tenants. "Dollars and $ense: Practical Insights to Solving Recurring & Emerging Shopping Center Issues and Improving Your Bottom Line" addresses how the retail industry is being disrupted by changing shopper preferences and internet retailing. Session 1 will focus on the importance of understanding and quantifying occupancy cost…

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06/22/2017
Wendy K. Venoit
AAA Construction Conference: Navigating the Unique Aspects of Construction Arbitration

Hinckley Allen Partner Wendy K. Venoit is speaking at the 2017 American Arbitration Association (AAA) Construction Conference - "Navigating the Unique Aspects of Construction Arbitration." Wendy and her colleagues will discuss "How to Effectively Deal with the 300 Change Order Dispute - Who Controls the Process?" This panel discussion will explore the best approach as the advocate and the arbitrator in dealing with cases involving tens if not hundreds of individual change orders that need to be decided. In order to make the proceeding cost-efficient and effective, the AAA teaches it's arbitrators to exercise the proper amount of control over …

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06/09/2017
Mark Hichar
National Council of Legislators from Gaming States Summer Meeting

Hinckley Allen Partner Mark Hichar will be presenting on a panel at the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) Summer meeting on Friday, June 9, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. Hichar will join the Committee on Lotteries to provide his expertise on the panel, titled: "Evolving from Certain Profit to Uncertain Future." During this session, Hichar and his colleagues will examine the current and future lottery model, how lotteries and casinos can capture millennials and new demographics, as well as what new technologies may work and which ones may not.Register for the NCLGS meeting here.The National Council of Legislators from Ga…

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05/18/2017 @ 3:00 p.m.
Jennifer V. Doran
Boston Bar Association's 27th Annual Bankruptcy Bench Meets Bar Conference

Hinckley Allen Partner Jennifer V. Doran will be speaking at the Boston Bar Association's (BBA) 27th Annual Bankruptcy Bench Meets Bar Conference. The conference is designed for bankruptcy and the Federal Bankruptcy Court Judges to meet and exchange insights, observations and analysis on trending topics and key issues affecting their industry. Doran will speak on "The Demise of Structured Dismissals?" This panel will discuss the Supreme Court's March 2017 decision to not approve a "structured dismissal" compromise that fails to comply with the Bankruptcy Code's priority rules. They'll discuss its basis, costs and benefits, as well as whether…

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05/09/2017
Lisa A. Zaccardelli
University of Connecticut School of Business's The Innovation Connection Series "Women in Family Business: Mothers & Others"

Hinckley Allen Partner Lisa A. Zaccardelli will be moderating an upcoming panel discussion titled, Women in Family Business: Women & Others, hosted by the University of Connecticut (UConn) School of Business. This event is part of the Innovation Connection series, which provides a variety of local family businesses the opportunity to network, as well as to learn and discuss current trends in the CT economy.As a member of our Labor & Employment practice group in our Hartford office, Lisa is immersed in the local business community and frequently counsels employers and employees on a myriad of legal issues.Kari L. Adamsons, Ph.D.Foun…

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Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits Law Seminar

Don't miss out on the opportunity to update your knowledge on a number of important issues and recent legislation in the ever-expanding area of employment & labor law. Registration and Continental Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Seminar: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. *Breakout Sessions: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Limited Space available.

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05/02/2017 @ 9:00am
Lisa A. Zaccardelli
2017 USLAW Employment & Labor Law Exchange

Hinckley Allen Partner Lisa Zaccardelli is speaking at the 2017 USLAW Network Employment & Labor Law Exchange. Zaccardelli joins a panel who will explore the increasing trend in legalizing the use and possession of marijuana. Included on the panel, "Mary Jane and Packin' Heat in the Workplace - A Look at the Impact of Cultural Changes on the Employer-Employee Relationship" are employers and counsel who will offer their perspectives on the post-legalization effects on hiring, drug testing, workplace safety concerns, employee privacy rights, discipline and termination. Zaccardelli provides her legal expertise, recognizing notable changes…

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04/13/2017
Joel Lewin
Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association 7th Annual Public Construction Update

Partner Joel Lewin will speak on a panel at the Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association 7th Annual Public Construction Update, ""From All Sides: A Multi-Dimensional Perspective on Current Issues in Public Construction." This panel of experienced construction attorneys and retired Superior Court Judge Nancy Holtz discusses various recent topics of interest in the field, including the latest developments and trend on risk allocation issues and construction litigation. Lewin will provide his expertise as a contractor's counsel on creating and cementing a good relationship with your contractor to help achieve a successful public constructio…

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03/30/2017 @ 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Mark Hichar
Gaming Laws and Regulations in the U.S.: Significant Issues and Developments

Hinckley Allen Partner Mark Hichar is speaking on The Knowledge Group's webinar "Gambling Laws and Regulations in U.S.: Significant Issues and Developments." The webinar will discuss complex gambling laws across the U.S. making it difficult to understand and follow what is and what is not legal. Mark and his colleagues will talk about the significant issues and developments on these laws and explain how they may affect players and decisions to gamble. Predicting the future through the U.S.Learn more and sign up for Mark's webinar.For over 10 years, The Knowledge Group has produced thousands of best in class educational webcasts for a variety…

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03/22/2017
Mark Hichar
Public Gaming Research International "Smart-Tech" Conference

Hinckley Allen Partner Mark Hichar is speaking at the Public Gaming Research International (PGRI)'s 2017 "Smart-Tech" Conference on March 22nd in New York City. Mark and his colleagues will participate in the panel discussion "Alternative Facts: Roundtable on Regulatory Issues," which will explore the direction of federal actions as re internet gambling and states’ rights to determine regulatory and taxation policy in light of the new presidency. How can government-gaming as an industry fight back against the countless Alternative Facts? How can Lottery combat special interests which are influencing the media and legislators at federal …

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ICSC New England Retail Connection

We hope to see you at the Hartford International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Retail Connection. The New England Retail Connection is the one-stop for education, networking and deal making designed for retail real estate professionals seeking to develop or advance their careers and build relationships. These one-day regional meetings provide an opportunity for attendees to gain information about current industry issues, meet and interact with colleagues doing business in the same region and make deals.For more networking opportunities, join us on the evening of March 7th at the Connecticut Next Generation Reception. Our Real Estate …

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03/07/2017
Ronald D. Ciotti
98th Annual AGC Convention

Hinckley Allen's Ronald Ciotti will be speaking at the 98th Annual AGC Convention, a national convention to cultivate new ideas and partners about the latest in construction innovation. Ron Ciotti will be discussing "Integrated Project Delivery and Design Assist for the Rest of US." This topic is meant to disseminate the academic information about Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) and Design Assist (DA) to the general public to use and bring to action.The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading …

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02/23/2017 @ 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
John H. Sokul, Jr.
NEREJ Northern New England Office & Industrial Summit

Hinckley Allen's Partner John Sokul is moderating a panel about leasing office space at the Northern New England Office & Industrial Summit hosted by The New England Real Estate Journal.Event information.The New England Real Estate Journal (NEREJ) reaches over 40,000 of the important decision making commercial real estate industry leaders monthly who depend on and receive the most comprehensive and current coverage in commercial/investment real estate. 53 years ago, the owner and founder, Roland Hopkins, created a “networking” trade Journal that brought together professionals from all aspects of the Commercial Real Estate Industry. …

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02/09/2017 @ 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
William J. Squires, III
Identifying and Managing Environmental Risks in Commercial Transactions

Hinckley Allen Partner William J. Squires, III will be speaking in the Strafford live webinar "Identifying and Managing Environmental Risks in Commercial Transactions." Almost all corporate and commercial transactions involve environmental compliance considerations or potential environmental liabilities. Environmental due diligence is critical to assessing the viability of the pending deal and the allocation of liabilities between the parties. What impact will the deal structure have on assessing the environmental risks and liabilities? What factors help determine the scope of environmental due diligence sufficient for corporate transaction…

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01/18/2017
Making Work Work for Women: A Women's Fund of RI Networking Event

The Hinckley Allen Diversity & Inclusion Committee is sponsoring the Women's Fund of Rhode Island event "Making Work Work for Women." Meet and network with individuals interested in addressing issues of equity in Rhode Island. The Women's Fund of Rhode Island is an organization the Diversity & Inclusion Committee is proud to support to create greater diversity and opportunities for those in our community, profession and legal education.More information and to register.The mission of the Women's Fund of Rhode Island is to invest in women and girls in our community through research, advocacy and strategic partnerships designed to elimin…

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12/20/2016 @ 8 a.m.
Robert G. Petix, Jr.
Federal Fiduciary Income Tax Workshop

Hinckley Allen's Robert G. Petix, Jr. is co-presenting a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) lecture in Connecticut on fiduciary income taxation. The CLE will help attendees understand basic concepts and issues in estate taxation, explore principles of income taxation of trusts, review income reportable by fiduciaries, examine deductions, calculations, credits and payments, and review sample completed 1041 forms and schedules. CLE credits will be offered.About HalfMoon Eduation, Inc.HalfMoon LLC is a nonprofit continuing education provider located in Altoona, WI. HalfMoon's goal is to provide professionals with affordable quality continuing educ…

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12/08/2016 @ 3:00 p.m.
Marc A. Angelone
CLE – Commercial Leasing 201 – Specific Consideration in Office, Retail, Industrial and Lab Leasing

Hinckley Allen partner Marc Angelone presents as a panelist as part of the Boston Bar Association's (BBA) Continuing Legal Education (CLE) "Commercial Leasing 201 - Specific Consideration in Office, Retail, Industrial and Lab Leasing." This CLE is designed to introduce real estate professionals to specialized concepts that involve an understanding of asset-specific considerations unique to each specific asset class. Marc brings his expertise on Retail Leasing to the CLE. His fellow panelists will touch upon other basic concepts incorporated in leases for each asset class and extend to more sophisticated nuances garnered through decades of exp…

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12/08/2016 @ 5:30 p.m.
Ronald D. Ciotti
2016 AGC of NH Annual Meeting

Partner Ronald D. Ciotti will be inducted to the Associated General Contractor's (AGC) 2017 Board of Directors at the AGC of NH's Annual Meeting. Hinckley Allen congratulates Ron. For more information about the event, please click here.The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of New Hampshire (NH) is the state’s leading commercial construction industry organization, representing companies in both the highway and building divisions of the industry. As a full service trade association that provides lobbying services, a plans room, discount programs, and publications, AGC of NH continually works to fulfill its mission and meet the needs of its…

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12/06/2016
Wendy K. Venoit
Construction SuperConference

Hinckley Allen's Wendy K. Venoit is speaking at the 31st Construction SuperConference on December 6th. Her panel, "Talking about Sex --Are Opportunities and Challenges for Women as Construction Lawyers and Consultants Changing?" will be one of many education sessions offered to enlighten like-minded professionals on the most up-to-date topics in the construction industry.The Construction SuperConference, now in its 31st year, is recognized as the preeminent construction conference developed for mid to senior-level professionals who work in any of the legal and commercial construction markets. Impactful plenary sessions and compelling panel di…

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12/01/2016
Ronald D. Ciotti
ICSC CenterBuild Conference

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) CenterBuild Conference is a specialty annual conference attended by thousands of design and construction professionals. Through dynamic speakers, workshops, interactive industry focus sessions and more, attendees network and are encouraged to exchange ideas and solutions on hot industry topics and trends. Hinckley Allen's Ronald D. Ciotti will be speaking on Integrated Project Delivery and other Highly Collaborative Delivery Processes.Founded in 1957, ICSC is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its more than 70,000 members in over 100 countries include shopping center …

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