Legal Affairs Virtual Mini Seminar - All June 2021 Sessions

This one-day virtual event covered issues facing transit legal professionals. It was designed for legal professionals at all levels who are involved in advising transit systems.

NOTE:  CLEs are not available on the recording.

Purchasing this package will give you access to all seven recordings.  To access individual recordings, please see the individual products.
  • FTA's Chief Counsel Update

    Recorded On: 06/16/2021

    ​FTA Chief Counsel, Subash Iyer, will join the seminar to discuss hot topics including the American Jobs Plan, implementation of the American Rescue Plan Act, and Biden Administration Executive Orders.

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    FTA Chief Counsel, Subash Iyer, will join the seminar to discuss hot topics including the American Jobs Plan, implementation of the American Rescue Plan Act, and Biden Administration Executive Orders. He will also answer questions during a live question and answer session.

    Presenter

    • Subash Iyer, Chief Counsel, Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC


    NOTE:  CLEs are not available on the recording.


    This session is part of the full Legal Affairs Virtual Mini Seminar - June 2021 available in APTAU Learning.

  • Privacy, Microtransit and Micromobility

    Recorded On: 06/16/2021

    ​FTA Chief Counsel, Subash Iyer, will join the seminar to discuss hot topics including the American Jobs Plan, implementation of the American Rescue Plan Act, and Biden Administration Executive Orders.

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    FTA Chief Counsel, Subash Iyer, will join the seminar to discuss hot topics including the American Jobs Plan, implementation of the American Rescue Plan Act, and Biden Administration Executive Orders. He will also answer questions during a live question and answer session.

    Presenter

    • Subash Iyer, Chief Counsel, Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC


    NOTE:  CLEs are not available on the recording.


    This session is part of the full Legal Affairs Virtual Mini Seminar - June 2021 available in APTAU Learning.

  • Portal North Bridge: Lessons Learned from a Multi-agency Mega Rail Project

    Recorded On: 06/16/2021

    In this session, panelists will identify and discuss key legal issues that arose in this project. The session will provide an overview of the project, compliance issues related to multiple federal and local funding sources, and development of interagency agreements, including those between two railroads using the same right of way.

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    The Portal North Bridge Project is an estimated $1.8 billion rail project being sponsored by NJ TRANSIT on the Northeast Corridor the rail line owned by Amtrak. Funding will be provided by the Federal Transit Administration, the Federal Railroad Administration, local bond funds, and other New Jersey state entities.

    In this session, panelists will identify and discuss key legal issues that arose in this project. The session will provide an overview of the project, compliance issues related to multiple federal and local funding sources, and development of interagency agreements, including those between two railroads using the same right of way.
      
    Moderator

    • Suzanne Silverman, Partner, Kaplan Kirsch Rockwell, New York, NY

    Panelists

    • Ayelet Hirschkorn, Senior Director, Contracts and Claims, New Jersey Transit Corporation (NJ TRANSIT), Newark, NJ
    • Marie A. Corrado, Senior Director, Gateway Program, AMTRAK, New York, NY
    • Dana Nifosi, Deputy Chief Counsel, Federal Transit Administration, Washington, DC
    • Casey Mendez Symington, Attorney, Federal Railroad Administration, Washington, DC


    NOTE:  CLEs are not available on the recording.


    This session is part of the full Legal Affairs Virtual Mini Seminar - June 2021 available in APTAU Learning.

  • Buy America 101

    Recorded On: 06/16/2021

    This session will provide a high level review of the program, key knowledge necessary for issue identification, and the research tools needed to solve Buy America issues.

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    Join us for a whirlwind overview of the Federal Transit Administration Buy America program, from construction projects, through manufactured products, to the unique FTA approach to measuring US content of rolling stock.  This session will provide a high level review of the program, key knowledge necessary for issue identification, and the research tools needed to solve Buy America issues.

    Presenters

    • Natalie E. Cornell, Member, APTA Board of Directors; Chair, Business Member Procurement Committee; Vice President of Business Development, LTK Engineering Services, Ambler, PA
    • James P. LaRusch, Secretary, Standards Development Oversight Council; Vice Chair, Business Member Programs Committee; Corporate Counsel, Raul V. Bravo + Associates, Inc., Reston, VA


    NOTE:  CLEs are not available on the recording.


    This session is part of the full Legal Affairs Virtual Mini Seminar - June 2021 available in APTAU Learning.

  • FTA Procurement 101 – Third Party Contracting

    Recorded On: 06/16/2021

    This session will provide a high level review of the program, key knowledge necessary for issue identification, and the research tools needed to solve Buy America issues.

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    Join us for a whirlwind overview of the Federal Transit Administration Buy America program, from construction projects, through manufactured products, to the unique FTA approach to measuring US content of rolling stock.  This session will provide a high level review of the program, key knowledge necessary for issue identification, and the research tools needed to solve Buy America issues.

    Presenters

    • Natalie E. Cornell, Member, APTA Board of Directors; Chair, Business Member Procurement Committee; Vice President of Business Development, LTK Engineering Services, Ambler, PA
    • James P. LaRusch, Secretary, Standards Development Oversight Council; Vice Chair, Business Member Programs Committee; Corporate Counsel, Raul V. Bravo + Associates, Inc., Reston, VA


    NOTE:  CLEs are not available on the recording.


    This session is part of the full Legal Affairs Virtual Mini Seminar - June 2021 available in APTAU Learning.

  • Rail 101: All (Rail) Roads Lead to the CFR

    Recorded On: 06/16/2021

    This session will provide a high level review of the program, key knowledge necessary for issue identification, and the research tools needed to solve Buy America issues.

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    Join us for a whirlwind overview of the Federal Transit Administration Buy America program, from construction projects, through manufactured products, to the unique FTA approach to measuring US content of rolling stock.  This session will provide a high level review of the program, key knowledge necessary for issue identification, and the research tools needed to solve Buy America issues.

    Presenters

    • Natalie E. Cornell, Member, APTA Board of Directors; Chair, Business Member Procurement Committee; Vice President of Business Development, LTK Engineering Services, Ambler, PA
    • James P. LaRusch, Secretary, Standards Development Oversight Council; Vice Chair, Business Member Programs Committee; Corporate Counsel, Raul V. Bravo + Associates, Inc., Reston, VA


    NOTE:  CLEs are not available on the recording.


    This session is part of the full Legal Affairs Virtual Mini Seminar - June 2021 available in APTAU Learning.

  • Legal Affairs Welcome

    Recorded On: 06/16/2021

    This session will provide a high level review of the program, key knowledge necessary for issue identification, and the research tools needed to solve Buy America issues.

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    Join us for a whirlwind overview of the Federal Transit Administration Buy America program, from construction projects, through manufactured products, to the unique FTA approach to measuring US content of rolling stock.  This session will provide a high level review of the program, key knowledge necessary for issue identification, and the research tools needed to solve Buy America issues.

    Presenters

    • Natalie E. Cornell, Member, APTA Board of Directors; Chair, Business Member Procurement Committee; Vice President of Business Development, LTK Engineering Services, Ambler, PA
    • James P. LaRusch, Secretary, Standards Development Oversight Council; Vice Chair, Business Member Programs Committee; Corporate Counsel, Raul V. Bravo + Associates, Inc., Reston, VA


    NOTE:  CLEs are not available on the recording.


    This session is part of the full Legal Affairs Virtual Mini Seminar - June 2021 available in APTAU Learning.