Fishman Haygood Partners Present at ABA Real Property Symposia in Boston

Fishman Haygood partners Lori Mince and Megan Riess recently presented at the 2016 Spring Symposia of the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law.

The 2016 Spring Symposia, held May 12-13, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts, featured the nation’s leading practitioners in the areas of real estate and estate planning.  Mince chaired and moderated a CLE panel titled “Did You Think That Through?  A Critique of Including Arbitration Clauses in Business Contracts” that assessed the pros and cons of court versus arbitration for a range of disputes.  Riess chaired and moderated a CLE panel titled “Natural Disaster and the Law: The Role of Real Property Law in Disaster Recovery and Prevention” that discussed real property and finance issues in the recoveries of regions affected by recent natural disasters, including Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy and tsunamis in Japan.

The American Bar Association’s Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section is a leading national forum for real estate and estate planning lawyers and currently has more than 22,000 members.  The Section’s Real Property Division focuses on legal aspects of property use, ownership, development, transfer, regulation, financing, taxation and disposal.