Residential Construction Defects from Both the Attorney & Insurance Agent Viewpoint

Host: Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC

Speakers & Subjects:

Lane F. Kelman & Matthew R. Skaroff
Partner & Associate at Cohen Seglias

Lane & Matthew will be giving a presentation on residential construction defects and construction law. Claims examples and how developers and general contractors can protect themselves.

Jay T. Crosby
Executive Director at Emmanuel Risk Solutions

Jay T. will discuss the ways for owners/developers to protect themselves properly in regards to ground up construction and renovation projects.


8:15 am
Group Introductions

8:35 am
Lane Kelman & Matt Skaroff

9:00 am

9:05 am
Jay T. Crosby

9:30 am

9:35 - 9:45 am
Meeting Wrap-up


30 South 17th Street
19th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103


Speaker Bios

Lane F. Kelman
Partner at Cohen Seglias

Lane has an active and diverse construction litigation practice, representing developers, general contractors and trades in complex construction matters throughout the United States and internationally. He has extensive experience with both private and public projects. His work ranges from contract negotiations to claim prevention and management, construction defects, and suspension and debarment proceedings.

Matthew R. Skaroff
Associate at Cohen Seglias

Matthew concentrates his practice in complex construction litigation and has experience representing all types of participants in both private and public construction projects, ranging from contractors and subcontractors to owners and design professionals. Matthew counsels clients from project inception to completion and beyond, providing effective and targeted representation to best address and protect his clients’ interests during disputes.

Jay T. Crosby
Executive Director at Emmanuel Risk Solutions

Jay T. concentrates his professional expertise in the habitational and hospitality verticals. He represents developers, general contractors, subcontractors and business owners. His focus is on risk management and loss control for projects that are ground-up construction, rehabs, and completed tenant occupied buildings. Jay T. advises business owners how to mitigate risk and control their premiums through proper risk management. In his free time, he loves to spend time with his kids, bowl competitively, and play golf.