HENRY GOLDBERG OF GOLDBERG & CONNOLLY MODERATES DISCUSSION AT KEY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE HIGHWAY INDUSTRY FORUM FROM ASHE

NEW YORK-March 25, 2011-Henry Goldberg, Managing Partner, Goldberg & Connolly, recently served as a moderator at "Key Issues Confronting the Highway Industry" presented by the American Society of Highway Engineers New York Metro chapter on March 16, 2011 at the McGraw‐Hill Auditorium. The keynote speaker of the event was Lori Ardito, First Deputy Commissioner, NYCDOT.

A group of industry experts including public owners, major contractors and consultants participated in panels throughout the day. Panelists included: Jay Dier, President, The Judlau Companies, Jay Gewirtzman, PE, Vice President/Operations Manager, URS Corp., Bruce E. Ogurek, PE, Acting Director of Construction Region 11, New York State DOT, Paul J. Scagnelli, PE, Executive Vice President & Chief Officer, Schiavone Construction Co. LLC and James Starace, PE, Deputy Chief Engineer/Deputy Director, The Port Authority of NY & NJ.

Goldberg & Connolly sponsored the event and Mr. Goldberg served as a moderator on the Dispute Resolution Procedures panel. Additional topics discussed included: Damage for Delay, Release of Retainage to Subcontractors, Legitimate DBE Participation and Project Delivery Methods.

Goldberg & Connolly's Construction Practice Group works closely with its clients to either prevent disputes or to develop creative solutions to them. The firm's personnel is actively engaged in defending the interests of sureties in complex construction disputes, as well as in pursuing affirmative