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Levees - A New Ball Game: Current Political, Regulatory and Financial Challenges for Levee Owners


Levee owners are in a league of their own when it comes to levee construction and management.

Join Husch Blackwell attorneys and a panel of experts for a discussion on current challenges affecting levee owners and what’s available to navigate those challenges. We are honored to have special guest U.S. Senator Roy Blunt participate in the discussion.


  • U.S. Senator Roy Blunt
  • Rob Rash, Executive Vice President Mississippi Valley Flood Control Association
  • Mike Klingner, Chairman Upper Mississippi, Illinois and Missouri River Association 
  • Tom Waters, Chairman Missouri Levee and Drainage District Association
  • André McDonald, President Fort Bend Flood Management Association
  • Karin Jacoby, Senior Counsel Husch Blackwell
  • David Human, Partner Husch Blackwell

Friday, August 29, 2014
2:00 – 2:30 pm – Registration
2:30 – 5:00 pm – Forum and Panel Discussion
5:15 pm – Gates Open at Busch Stadium
7:15 pm – Cardinals vs. Cubs at Busch Stadium

Forum Location
The Westin St. Louis
811 Spruce Street
St. Louis, MO 63102
(across from Busch Stadium)

Register Today
The program is complimentary; however, registration is required. RSVP to Stephanie Dorssom by Thursday, August 21. Please indicate if you will be attending the forum only or forum and baseball game. Tickets are Limited.


David R. Human


Karin M. Jacoby, P.E.

Senior Counsel