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State Bar's Sandy seminar to feature New Oreans lawyers with storm experience

New Orleans attorney Eric Nowak. Photo from Linkedin

New York State Bar Association

The New York State Bar Association is co-sponsoring a three-hour seminar and workshop on Dec. 18 in Manhattan to address issues related to Superstorm Sandy.

The event will feature two New Orleans attorneys with professional experience assisting clients in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Gustav.

Eric R. Nowak of New Orleans (Harrell & Nowak) is president of the New Orleans Chapter of the FBA. Mr. Nowak and his firm, Harrell & Nowak, handled hundreds of insurance lawsuits and claims for businesses and individuals after Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Gustav.

Soren E. Gisleson of New Orleans (Herman, Herman & Katz) is a director of the New Orleans Chapter of the FBA. Mr. Gisleson tried and/or litigated hundreds of flood, homeowners and commercial claims from Hurricane Katrina. He prosecuted class actions, represented the state of Louisiana, and lectured extensively

The program will be held from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the MetLife Building, 1095 Ave. of the Americas, 19th Floor, Manhattan. Topics are expected to include FEMA claims, flood and wind claims, and the National Flood Insurance Program.

The State Bar Association will host a free webcast of the program, which can be viewed at www.nysba.org/fedbarfemaprogram.

The program is co-sponsored by the New York State Bar Association, the Southern District of New York Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (FBA), the Eastern District of New York Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Network of Bar Leaders. It is being underwritten by the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Federal Litigation Section of the Federal Bar Association.

Attorneys attending the program will be eligible for free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. Those viewing the webcast only are not eligible for CLE credit.

Visit our website to register for the program.

December 17, 2012 - 9:55am


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