Newmeyer & Dillion Partner Alan Packer To Speak at Northern California Construction Litigation Seminar In Walnut Creek
Walnut Creek Attorney to Address Insurance Litigation Issues
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – July 21, 2014– Alan Packer, a partner in the Walnut Creek, Calif., office of Newmeyer & Dillion, LLP,will speak as part of a panel during the Northern California Construction Litigation Seminar and Networking Eventat the Embassy Suites in Walnut Creek on July 24.
Packer will speak about conflicts of interest under Civil Code Section 2860, controlling the cost of defense, reporting and billing issues, and disputes between carriers’ and insurance clients’ choice of counsel during the panel, “Dance of the Porcupines: When Carriers Have to Appoint Independent or Separate Counsel in Construction Cases,” from 4:40 p.m. to 5:40 p.m.
Packer, a 1986 graduate of Tulane University School of Law who has practiced law in California for more than 20 years, specializes in business construction and real estate litigation and insurance law at Newmeyer & Dillion’s expanding Walnut Creek office. He represents homebuilders, property owners and business clients on a broad range of legal matters, including risk management, insurance matters, wrap consultation and documentation, efforts to counter solicitation of homeowners, subcontract documentation and complex litigation matters including construction defect and product defect claims, cost recovery actions, additional insured litigation with insurers and creative dispute resolution. He also handles mechanic’s lien, stop notice, real estate and payment and performance bond issues in residential and commercial contexts.
Newmeyer & Dillion is one of California’s most successful multi-service business and real estate law firms.
About Newmeyer & Dillion
Newmeyer & Dillion, LLP, is a creative and highly motivated business and real estate law firm with 68 attorneys practicing in complex business, real estate, insurance, environmental and employment law. For nearly 30 years, Newmeyer & Dillion attorneys have provided exceptional legal services in all phases of transactional and business litigation matters to Fortune 500 companies, medium and small businesses, and high net-worth individuals. Headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif., with a Northern California office in Walnut Creek and a Nevada office in Las Vegas, both the firm and its attorneys have been nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America©, as well as Super Lawyers Magazine. In addition, 10 of our top attorneys have achieved an AV Preeminent® score in the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, signifying the highest level of professional excellence. For additional information, call 949-854-7000 or visit www.ndlf.com.