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West Group Law Expands Team and Opens New Offices in New York and Connecticut

West Group Law (“WGL”) is pleased to announce the recent additions of Corporate Finance Partner Jeff Maddox, Litigation Senior Counsel Lee Apotheker and Associate Olivia Handy.  Now in its fifth year, WGL recently opened new offices in Naugatuck, Connecticut and Buffalo, New York, joining offices in White Plains and Albany, New York, as well as... Read More >

Partner Steven “Tip” Torres to Present at two National Business Institute (“NBI”) Webinars on Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Partner Steven “Tip” Torres to present at two webinars at the National Business Institute (“NBI”) on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 – Webinar from 9:00am – 3:00pm EST.  The presentations are titled:  “Environmental Law, Water Law and their Interplay with Land Use and Government Contracts.”  For more information, call WGL at 401-371-3602 and ask for Read More >

Partner Steven “Tip” Torres to Present at the IMLA Construction Webinar on December 21, 2022

Partner Steven “Tip” Torres to present at the IMLA Webinar on December 21, 2022 from 1-2pm EST.  The presentation is titled:  “Fundamentals of Alternative Project Delivery in Public Construction: CMAR and Design-Build Mechanics.”  For more information, call WGL at 401-371-3602 and ask for Julie Foster or log onto https://imla.org/webinar-schedule. Read More >

Partner Steven “Tip” Torres to present at the 2022 IMLA Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon on October 22, 2022

Partner Steven “Tip” Torres to present at the 2022 IMLA Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon on Saturday, October 22, 2022 from 9:30am – 11:00am.  The presentation is titled:  Effective Use of Experts in Environmental and Construction Litigation.  For more information, call WGL at 401-371-3602 and ask for Julie Foster or log onto https://imla.org/annual-conference. Read More >

Partner Steven “Tip” Torres to present at the County Counselors Association of Kansas CLE in Overland Park, Kansas on Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Partner Steven “Tip” Torres to present at the County Counselors Association of Kansas CLE in Overland Park, Kansas on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 from 11:40am – 12:30pm.  The presentation is titled:  Assimilating Design-Build and Traditional Construction: A Primer for Municipal Counsel.  For more information, call WGL at 401-371-3602 and ask for Julie Foster or log... Read More >

Partner Steven “Tip” Torres and Senior Counsel Jillian N. Jagling to Present at 2022 Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association August Half-Day Program on August 11, 2022

Partner Steven “Tip” Torres and Senior Counsel Jillian N. Jagling will present at the 2022 Massachusetts Municipal Lawyers Association August Half Day Program to be held on August 11, 2022 at the Publick House in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. Attorney Torres and Attorney Jagling’s presentation will be about effective drafting, negotiation and administration of intermunicipal water and.. Read More >

Partner Steven “Tip” Torres to Present at 2022 Fall Alabama Municipal Law Conference on September 22, 2022

Attorney Steven “Tip” Torres will present at the 2022 Fall Municipal Law Conference to be held on September 22-24, 2022 at the Lodge at Gulf State Park, Gulf Shores, Alabama. Attorney Torres will be speaking about drafting owner-protective construction contract documents for public agencies in his presentation titled “Construction Contracts.” This program, which Attorney Torres... Read More >

Senior Counsel Bill Lawrence to Present at Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association (“PMAA”) Annual Conference, September 11 – 14, 2022 in Erie, PA

The presentation will walk through legal and practical issues regarding creating and operating a joint municipal authority. In the spirit of shared services, joint municipal authorities are popular options because they can result in the improvement of public services by providing a higher and a broader level of service at a cost that is collectively... Read More >

Senior Counsel Jillian Jagling to Present at New York State American Water Works Association (“AWWA”) Symposium on September 14, 2022

Senior Counsel Jillian Jagling will present at the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Symposium to be held on September 14, 2022 at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown in Syracuse, New York. Ms. Jagling’s presentation is titled: Are your Assets Protected? A Multi-Pronged Approach to Water System Asset Preservation. For more information, call Shannon Ullery at 914-898-2409... Read More >

WGL Client Recognized for Top Wastewater Project

The Lemon Township & Tunkhannock Township Joint Municipal Sewer Authority (the “Authority”), which has been represented by WGL attorneys for the past six years, was recently recognized by Water and Wastes Digest for one of the top wastewater projects in 2021. The Authority is in the final stages of implementing this project that will serve... Read More >