Negotiating design contracts during a pandemic

Guest blog post written by Paul E. Knupp, III, Esq., of Lee/Shoemaker PLLC. Paul Knupp is Counsel at Lee/Shoemaker PLLC, a law firm devoted to the representation of design professionals, in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. The content of this article was prepared to educate related to potential risks, but is not intended to be a... Continue Reading →

Fall webinars open for registration

Our Fall webinar series, the Business of Design, kicks off on September 6. Read on for webinar descriptions, presenters, and registration links. Please remember that registration is limited to current insureds and brokers only. Negotiating Contracts with Clients September 6, 2017 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST Register here Through his experience in providing risk management... Continue Reading →

Happy Thanksgiving

On behalf of the risk management team and all of Schinnerer, we just wanted to wish all of our blog followers, policyholders, brokers, and other industry colleagues a happy and safe Thanksgiving with friends and family. We'll be back to our regular posting next week.

FAA releases new drone rules

Back in June, new rules covering a broad spectrum of commercial uses for drones weighing less than 55 pounds were put in place. The Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or UAS requirements, are contained in Part 107 of the FAA rules. The rules take effect August 29, 2016, with a fact sheet... Continue Reading →

Papers available from Invited Attorneys meeting

For 55 years, Schinnerer has provided defense attorneys and in-house counsels and risk managers with an annual conference to discuss both legal and professional practice developments. In 2016, this two-day continuing education program was held from May 26-27 in Coral Gables, Florida. Participation in this conference is by invitation only, but the end-result of this... Continue Reading →

Protect your firm from ransomware

In this age of increasing cyber crime, professional service firms should anticipate that their business files and systems could be held for extortion payments. Unfortunately, some have already been victims of ransomware demands. Firms that have experienced the chaos and despair that a ransomware attack causes know that it is a largely self-inflicted injury that... Continue Reading →

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