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Construction Academy 2022 - Omaha

September 22, 2022
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. CT


The Farnam Hotel
1299 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68102

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Construction & Design 

We’re excited to bring back our Construction Academy to discuss hot-button topics around today’s volatile construction market. Join Husch Blackwell and special guest speakers for this complimentary seminar, including an interactive panel discussion from local owners who will discuss how the recent industry volatility has affected their current and future projects.

After the program, spend time with colleagues and friends over beverages and hors d’oeuvres.


  • Balancing risks of volatility with contingency, price escalation, force majeure and contract terms
  • Strategies to address labor shortages
  • Strategies to address materials shortages
  • Owners' market focus: adjustments to respond to volatile market

Husch Blackwell Presenters
Joshua Levy, Partner
Brent Meyer, Partner
Amanda Wall, Attorney

Guest Presenters
Amanda Grint, Assistant General Manager, Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District
Chris Denney, Director of Strategic Planning & Development, Ortho Nebraska
Jeffrey Monzu, Vice President, Healthcare Market Sector Leader, Leo A Daly
Brent Shanholtz, Chief Financial Officer, Ambassador Health
Rob Zimmerman, Principal, Project Advocates

3:00 p.m. – Registration
3:30 p.m. – Program
5:00 p.m. – Reception 

Who Should Attend
CEOs and CFOs; contractors and subcontractors; engineers, architects and designers; general counsel; lenders; presidents and vice presidents; and real estate developers and investors.

Continuing Education Credit
This program is pending approval for Iowa and Nebraska continuing legal education credit.

Commitment to Safety
Husch Blackwell continues to be committed to safeguarding the health and wellbeing of our attendees, staff, and vendors by creating a safe, inclusive, and positive event experience. As part of that commitment, we ask you to evaluate your health prior to the event and cancel if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms and/or have known exposure to a positive COVID-19 case in the 10 days prior to the event. Exception is made if you have tested negative twice in the previous 24–36-hour period using a Rapid Antigen COVID-19 test and wear a mask over your mouth and nose at all times at the event. We support those who choose to wear a mask and encourage masks to be worn when the CDC tracked COVID-19 community levels are medium or high. We will adapt our procedures and communicate updates as guidance evolves. By registering to attend this event you agree to comply with Husch Blackwell’s Commitment to Safety as listed above.

Questions? Contact Emily Schumacher at 816.983.8776.


Joshua B. Levy


Brent A. Meyer


Amanda L. Wall

Senior Associate