Austin, TX

Tracy Abatemarco, co-managing partner at WSHB's New York office, is set to share her extensive knowledge on New York labor law at the Annual CLM Construction Conference in Austin, Texas. Abatemarco will join a high-powered panel titled "Breaking Down New York Labor Law: Strategies for Successful Resolution," alongside esteemed colleagues Regina Adler of Marsh, John Kyle of Tokio Marine HCC, and David Hess of National Claims Service LLC.

The panel, scheduled for September 28th at 10:45 a.m., will address the recent surge in New York construction site accidents and the laws implemented to address these issues. Attendees can expect a comprehensive discussion on the unique challenges faced by contractors, claims professionals, and lawyers when dealing with labor law claims in New York. The panelists will offer practical tips on efficiently and effectively resolving these claims, while also exploring recent changes to New York labor laws. Additionally, the session will delve into the impact of reptilian tactics used by plaintiffs' attorneys and the rise of nuclear verdicts by juries on the insurance, construction, and legal communities.

Tracy Abatemarco is an accomplished trial attorney widely sought out for her expertise in New York labor law. As a trusted and results-oriented litigator, Abatemarco is known for aggressively handling matters and obtaining early resolutions and favorable settlements. Her reputation as a celebrated defense litigator throughout the Northeastern United States is a testament to her powerful communication skills and creative strategies. As a founding partner of WSHB's New York office, Abatemarco has been instrumental in establishing the firm as the go-to law firm for a wide range of matters. In her role as co-managing partner, she takes pride in the impressive string of consistently positive outcomes that have fueled the growth of WSHB's footprint in New York State.

Abatemarco's practice focuses on construction and labor law litigation, premises liability, lead paint, mold, toxic tort, transportation, and complex general liability and casualty actions. Her clients include insurance companies, financial institutions, and real estate owners and managers. With extensive experience in state and appellate practice, Abatemarco has achieved success in trial, appellate, and arbitration forums. She has also developed protocols for compliance with lead paint guidelines for private landlords and real estate managers.

Speaking about her participation in the panel, Abatemarco stated, "I am honored to be part of this esteemed panel discussing New York labor law at the CLM Construction Conference. The recent surge in construction site accidents and the subsequent changes in labor laws have created unique challenges for all stakeholders involved. I look forward to sharing practical strategies and insights with the audience, and engaging in meaningful discussions with my knowledgeable colleagues."

Abatemarco is widely sought out for her expertise navigating the most complex of New York Labor Law matters, known for her strategic and analytical abilities to navigate the most challenging matters to resolution. A trial tested and accomplished lawyer, Abatemarco enjoys a stellar record of success that makes her a go-to lawyer for matters throughout the State of New York.

About WSHB:

WSHB is an AmLaw 150 law firm with offices throughout the United States. The firm is nationally recognized for its work in construction, environmental, business litigation, transportation, intellectual property, and employment issues. With a team of highly skilled attorneys and a commitment to delivering exceptional client service, WSHB is dedicated to achieving successful outcomes for its clients.

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