John P. Dacey, Program Co-Chair, is a Co-Managing Senior Shareholder of Cauvel & Dacey PC. Over the last 31 years, he has predominantly represented public entity clients, while representing some private entity clients in the areas of: construction related contract procurements; complex litigation; appeals; arbitration; mediation and claim resolution.
Hector H. Espinosa, Program Co-Chair, is a partner at K&L Gates LLP. He practices in the construction industry, working with clients from the onset of a project & contract formation through claim resolution.
Daniel D. McMillan, Program Co-Chair, is the co-leader of Jones Day’s global construction practice. He represents owners, design professionals, and contractors in large construction disputes.
Michael J. Bayard is a full time neutral at Dispute Resolution Services, focusing on construction disputes. He has resolved small residential projects, as well as high-profile, multi-million dollar, multi-party cases.
George D. Calkins, II, serves as a neutral for JAMS and for Calkins ADR. He is a nationally recognized mediator/arbitrator with more than 35 years’ experience, including two decades as a neutral. He has presided over thousands of ADR proceedings involving diverse legal and factual issues and partnered with the courts to resolve numerous complex cases.
Kimble R. Cook is an attorney at Orbach Huff Suarez & Henderson LLP. He has represented private owners, municipalities, public school districts, general contractors, and subcontractors for over 15 years.
Kevin A. Dorse is the Managing Partner of Theodora Oringher PC and heads the Firm’s Construction Disputes Group. He has been representing business and government clients for over 25 years focusing on complex commercial litigation in a wide variety of industries and issues, including contract disputes, insurance coverage, and construction.
Jonathan J. Dunn is a partner at SMTD Law LLP. He concentrates his practice in construction law, government and public contracts, creditor’s rights and complex commercial law matters.
Mia Farber is a principal of Jackson Lewis PC. She has extensive experience in all facets of employment litigation. She also provides advice & counsel, conducts trainings, and speaks on employment law issues.
Barbara R. Gadbois, LEED AP, a partner with Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP since 1993, concentrates her practice in the development and management of construction projects.
Richard H. Glucksman is a partner at Chapman Glucksman Dean & Roeb. He is well known for his representation of builders, developers, and general contractors in complex multi-party actions.
Richard Juday is the Chief Executive Officer of Efficiency Energy LLC (EE) and has overseen their successful work nationally for government agency clients administering 179D allocation processes.
Armenak Kavcioglu is a partner with Raisin & Kavcioglu. His practice focuses on public works and commercial construction projects. He counsels industry clients, including builders and subcontractors.
Jeffrey B. Kirzner is Of Counsel to Jones Day. He advises clients on public contracting issues for local, state, and federal procurements and in drafting/negotiating contracts for public and private projects.
Sara H. Kornblatt is a partner at Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP. Her practice is concentrated in both the development and management of construction projects and handling claims.
Monica E. Lukoschek is a partner at U.S. Immigration Law Group LLP. She represents small, mid-sized and large companies, as well as individuals, in matters involving U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law.
Bonnie Martin, DBIA, is a Project Executive & Market Sector Leader for Swinerton Builders, California’s top general contractor with annual revenue over $3 billion. She has over 25 years in construction.
Neil W. Miltonberger is the co-founder of Breakwater Forensics LLC in Austin, TX. He specializes in the forensic investigation of financial and project scheduling issues related to the construction industry.
Gregory J. Newman, a partner with Selman Breitman LLP, specializes in handling complex insurance coverage-related matters, with an emphasis in third party property-casualty issues in the construction arena. He has served as regional counsel and national coordinating counsel for several insurance carriers and lectures on a variety of insurance coverage and related issues.
Michael Nieto, the director of WRA Inc.’s San Diego Office, has expertise in regulatory issues. He specializes in wetlands/permitting, vegetation mapping, habitat restoration, and agency permit negotiations.
Kathryn Richter serves exclusively as an independent neutral with Richter ADR LLC. She has more than 30 years’ experience resolving complex, high-stakes, multi-party domestic and international disputes.
Sharon S. Suarez is a partner at Orbach Huff Suarez & Henderson LLP. She represents & counsels public entities with respect to construction, facilities, real estate, purchasing, contracts and related matters.
Nicholas W. Targ is a partner at Holland & Knight LLP. He has over 20 years’ experience assisting clients achieve their land use, environmental and policy goals. He focuses on complex redevelopment projects.
Carolyn A. Woodson, a partner at Jones Day, is an experienced litigator who represents clients in high-stakes litigation in federal/state courts and ADR forums. She advises clients in the construction industry.