Kalliopi “Popi” Kousis to Serve as Regional Chair for Northeast Region of WCLA

March 17, 2014

Gallo Vitucci Klar LLP is pleased to announce that Kalliopi “Popi” Kousis has been selected to serve as the Regional Chair for the Northeast Region of the Women’s Construction Litigation Alliance (WCLA).

The WCLA is a nonprofit public benefit corporation that supports and encourages women in construction litigation. With respect to WCLA, “construction litigation” is used as a broad term to encompass all areas of litigation regarding every facet of the construction industry, including but not limited to premises and products liability, professional liability (particularly architects, engineers, insurance and real estate agents/brokers, mortgage brokers and lenders), construction defect, mechanic’s lien issues, insurance coverage and employment practices.

In her position, Ms. Kousis will set the direction to encourage and support women in construction litigation in the Northeast Region and promote educational and networking opportunities for WCLA members.

Gallo Vitucci Klar LLP is a 50-attorney full-service insurance defense firm with offices in New York and New Jersey. Our Construction Group defends building owners, building managers, developers, general contractors, construction managers and subcontractors in construction defect and construction site accident lawsuits. Our other practice groups include transportation, premises liability, insurance coverage and professional liability.