Real Property Law Section Meeting

Thursday, January 17, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Total MCLE Credits: 4.00 (Professional Practice 4.00)
Trianon and Petit Trianon, 3rd Floor


Special thanks to our program sponsor:

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8:00 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.
Business Meeting & Election of Officers/Nominating Committee Report
Thomas J. Hall, Esq.

The Law Firm of Hall & Hall, LLP
Staten Island, NY

Immediate Past Chair
Patricia E. Watkins, Esq.

Bartlett, Pontiff, Stewart & Rhodes, PC
Glens Falls, NY

Award Presentations:
Real Property Law Section Professionalism Award
Lorraine Power Tharp Scholarship
Melvyn Mitzner Scholarship
Outstanding Community Contributor Award

Peter V. Coffey, Esq.

Englert, Coffey, McHugh & Fantauzzi, LLP
Schenectady, NY

Mindy H. Stern, Esq.
Schwartz Sladkus Reich Greenberg Atlas LLP

Anne Reynolds Copps, Esq.
Copps DiPaola, PLLC, Albany, NY

Joel H. Sachs, Esq.
Keane & Beane PC, White Plains, NY

8:20 a.m. – 8:25 a.m.          

Preview of the 2019 Summer Meeting                         
July 11-14, 2019
The Equinox Resort & Spa, Manchester, VT

Ira S. Goldenberg, Esq.

Second Vice Chair
Goldenberg & Selker, LLP
White Plains, NY

8:25 a.m. — 8:30 a.m.         

Welcome Remarks
Program Chair: 
Gerard G. Antetomaso, Esq.

Evans Fox, LLP
Rochester, NY

8:30 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.  
The 2017 AIA Document Revisions – Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask (1.0 Credit in Areas of Professional Practice)
Review of the key provisions of many of the newly-revised 2017 AIA Construction Agreement Documents, including the A101, A104, A201 and B101

Brian Lustbader, Esq.

Schiff Hardin LLP, NYC

Gavin Lankford, Esq.,
Harris Beach, Rochester, NY

9:20 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
Real Estate Loan Workouts and Remedies -- Rules, Strategies and Latest Insights
(1.0 Credit in Areas of Professional Practice)

Richard Fries, Esq.

Sidley Austin LLP, NYC

10:10 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.      

10:20 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
Treatment of Leases in Bankruptcy
 (1.0 Credit in Areas of Professional Practice)
Your client is a lessor or lessee and the counterparty to the lease files for bankruptcy. What do you do? What are your client’s rights? In this presentation, we’ll answer these questions and go through the basics of how leases are treated in bankruptcy cases.
Daniel Zinman, Esq.

Kriss and Feuerstein, LLP, NYC

11:10 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.  
The Duty to Protect Client Confidentiality in Electronic Documents (0.5 Credits in Areas of Professional Practice)
Your duties regarding confidentially when preparing, revising and transmitting electronic documents.
Anthony Harwood, Esq.

Harwood Law PLLC, NYC

11:35 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Strategies for Tenants to Avoid Environmental Issues Lurking Under Leased Property (0.5 Credit in Areas of Professional Practice) 
Linda R. Shaw, Esq.

Knauf Shaw LLP