Handling Ethical Issues in Government Projects
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Thursday, July 14, 2022
10:00 – 11:00 am CDT
Mallory K. Smith
Overview of general ethical issues in government projects
Gifts and favors
Conflicts of interest
Bidding documents and practices
Contracts and subcontracts
Ethical issues in construction disputes
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Mallory K. Smith
Associate Attorney with the Law Offices of Pullano & Farrow PLLC in Rochester, NY
Ms. Smith is an attorney in the firm’s Litigation Department. Her practice is focused on construction litigation and dispute resolution, commercial litigation, insurance defense, health care litigation, contract enforcement and interpretation, and estate and trust litigation. She has extensive experience in litigation and dispute resolution. She also has significant appellate experience having perfected appeals in the State of the New York Appellate Division, United States District Court Western District of New York, and United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and as well as drafting opposition to a petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Smith is listed in Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2020. She received her J.D. degree from Syracuse University College of Law.
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Course Title: Handling Ethical Issues in Government Projects
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines the potential ethical concerns (and avoiding them) that can arise in the bidding, contracting and performance of government construction projects.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain how gifts and favors offered and accepted by parties to a government contract violates the public interests.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to explain how conflicts of interest involved in government contracts violates fair dealing and public interests..
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain how unethical practices in bidding documents and practices and contracts can be identified and avoided.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe how unethical issues arise during construction disputes.
LUs: 1.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with government contracting
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 02/19/2024
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