ACWA 2023 Spring Conference Attorney Programs

  • May 9, 2023
  • Presentations & Multimedia

Presentations from the Attorney Programs held during ACWA’s 2023 Spring Conference & Expo May 10-11 in Monterey are available below. Please note that this list includes only those presentations and materials made available to ACWA.

For a listing of all sessions and programs, please refer to the full mobile conference guide.

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Wednesday, May 10

Attorneys Program – Can We? Should We? What to Know About Design-Build, Progressive Design-Build, and Public-Private Partnership for Water Infrastructure   PRESENTATION

  • Panelist: David Gehrig, Partner, Hanson Bridgett LLP
  • Panelist: Teresa Herrera, P.E., Manager, Silicon Valley Clean Water
  • Panelist: Elizabeth Minyard, Director, IPD Owner Advisor, Brown & Caldwell

Attorney/Finance Program – Public Finance 101: Opportunities and Considerations for Financing Infrastructure   PRESENTATION

  • Panelist: Wing-See Fox, Managing Principal, Urban Futures Inc.
  • Panelist: Lisa Marie Harris, Director of Finance, San Diego County Water Authority
  • Panelist: Mrunal Mehta Shah, Partner, Best Best & Krieger LLP
  • Panelist: David M. Moore, Managing Director, CEO Clean Energy Capital

Thursday, May 11

Attorney/Statewide Issue Program – First Kill All the Lawyers? Varying Perspectives on Water-Right Modernization   PRESENTATION

  • Moderator: Felicia Marcus, Landreth Visiting Fellow, Stanford University
  • Panelist: Ryan Bezerra, Attorney, Bartkiewicz, Kronick & Shanahan
  • Panelist: Redgie Collins, Director, California Trout
  • Panelist: Jessica Diaz, Attorney, Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber & Schreck LLP
  • Panelist: Erik Ekdahl, Deputy Director, Division of Water Rights, State Water Resources Control Board