EPS attorneys featured at National Shipbuilding Research Program conference

The National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) brings its educational conference  to San Diego.   The NSRP’s mission is to manage and focus national shipbuilding and ship repair research and development funding on technologies and processes that will reduce the total ownership cost of ships for the U.S. Navy, other national security customers and the commercial sector and develop and leverage best commercial and naval practices to improve the efficiency of the U.S. shipbuilding and ship repair Industry.

Barry Ponticello and Renee St. Clair were requested as featured speakers on the interplay of the Longshore and Harborworkers Compensation Act (LHWCA) and the Jones Act.   Mr. Ponticello and Ms. St.Clair have litigated scores of LHWCA and Jones Act matters from the Trial level through the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal.

 

“Subro” matter argued before the 4th District Court of Appeal

court of appealIn  a workers’ compensation subrogation matter involving post Trial division of judgment proceeds and the application and interpretation of Labor Code Section 3856, EPS appeared before the 4th District Court of Appeal, Division Three in Santa Ana.   Barry Ponticello, a veteran of California Supreme Court, California Appellate Court and U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit oral arguments, argued on behalf of the benefit provider.