Goldberg & Connolly’s Managing Partner Henry L. Goldberg Moderates Panel Discussion for CMAA on New York's Scaffold Law

Goldberg & Connolly Partner Mitchell B. Reiter Presents on Risk Management in Commercial Transactions for Risk and Insurance Management Society's Long Island Chapter Goldberg & Connolly is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Henry L. Goldbergrecently moderated a panel discussion hosted by the Metro NY/NJ Chapter of theConstruction Management Association of America (CMAA) entitled, "New York's Scaffold Law (Labor Law 240)-What Needs to be Done." The discussion took place onTuesday, March 18, 2014 at Landmarc Restaurant at the Time Warner Center in New York City.

Mr. Goldberg was joined by panelists Jim Stebbins, Executive Director for Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York, Ross Holden, Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the NYC School Construction Authority,Keith D. Cornish, Regional Senior Vice President of Construction Practice of the Northeast Region for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., and David W. Marino, Regional Managing Director of Greater NY for Aon Risk Services. Mr. Goldberg and the panelists discussed scaffold law in depth and how it affects more people in New York than any other issue. According to Mr. Goldberg and the panelists, New York is the only place that imposes absolute liability on the contractor and the reform of Labor Law 240 would reduce insurance costs and put New Yorkers back to work.