November 9 – 10, 2023
National Construction Defect Conference
Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans


November 9-10, 2023


Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans
2 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Join us for conference registration and a networking cocktail reception on the evening of November 8, 2023. The conference will begin on the morning of November 9, 2023 and end on November 10 at 12:00 pm CT.

Conference Co-Chairs:

Gary F. Baumann, Esq., Baumann, Gant & Keeley, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Kelly Behrens, CRIS, Senior Complex Claims Specialist, Vela Insurance Services, Omaha, NE

Michael Bryant, Vice President, Head of P&C, The RiverStone Group, Manchester, NH

Steve Lokus, Vice President, Construction Practice Group, Navigators, a brand of The Hartford, Los Angeles, CA

General Registration: $1,225
Paralegal Registration: $395

Perrin Conferences provides complimentary registration to in-house counsel and insurance claims professionals who assign work to outside counsel.

For more information regarding registration and for registering groups of more than ten, contact Lynnsey Perrin at or Bethany Corio at

If you are interested in submitting a speaking proposal or sponsoring at this conference,

please contact Lynnsey Perrin

Thank you to our sponsors and partners:

Adams Reese new Nov 2018
Alan Gray new Oct 2018
Arcina Risk Group
B2R Consulting
Baumann Gant
Boyle Leonard
CCA group
Chapman Glucksman
Chartwell Law
Courtroom Animation
Daniels Rodriguez
Envista Forensics
Fox Rothschild
Freeman Mathis & Gary
Gartner Bloom
Gay Jones
Goldberg Segalla 2023
Gunther Legal
Haag Global
Hall Booth Smith
Hamilton Miller & Birthisel
Hart McLaughlin
Hawkins Parnell
Kahana Feld
Koeller Nebecker Carlson Haluck
MGM use 9 2018
MKA International
OToole Scrivo
Pace USE March 2019
Rembold Hirschman
Righi Fitch
Riley Safer RSHC
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Trustpoint One
Undisputed Consulting
VPM Ver Ploeg Marino
Wood Smith Henning & Berman

Registration Fee: $1225
Paralegal Fee: $395

Perrin Conferences provides complimentary registration to in-house counsel and insurance claims professionals who assign work to outside counsel.

Group discounts are available, please inquire.

For more information regarding registration, contact Lynnsey Perrin or Bethany Corio.

CLE applications are being made to all states as requested by attendees. Please contact Kelsey Minerd with questions regarding approved states for CLE Credit. Perrin cannot guarantee accreditation in every state. Approval is determined by each jurisdiction's governing body.

This conference is approved in California, Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, New Hampshire, and Texas for CE Adjuster Credit. In order to receive CE credit, attendees must attend the full program. No partial CE credit will be provided.

Please contact Bethany Corio with questions.

Room Block Information:

Please make your room reservations by calling the Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans directly at (504) 434-5100 and requesting the Reservations Department with a reference to Perrin Conferences. You can also use the group booking link below. The group rate is $415/night. We anticipate the hotel will sell out for this conference.

Reservation Link Perrin Conferences Room Block

 Please make note of the Four Seasons room block cancellation policy: Individual cancellations prior to Friday, November 3, 2023 will result in a refund of one (1) nights’ deposit. Individual cancellations on or after Friday, November 3, 2023 will result in a charge equal to 100 percent of the revenue for the entire reserved stay.

Cancellation Policy

If you cannot attend the conference, please notify us prior to October 26, 2023 and we will refund your fee or provide a credit for one year. Cancellations received on October 27, 2023 and after will not be refunded. You may enroll a substitute at any time before the course starts.

Financial Aid Policy

Perrin Conferences is dedicated to providing high-quality continuing legal education to attorneys interested in course offerings. Program registrants who are unable to afford registration fees due to financial hardship may apply for a complete registration waiver or reduction in fee. Factors to be considered include employment status and annual income. Please send a written letter to Lynnsey Perrin at addressing your financial situation for consideration. All requests must be submitted 14 days prior to the start of the program and are kept confidential.


Presentations and other speaker materials will be made available for conference attendees. These materials are not yet available.