The Washington, D.C., Chapter of the INBLF (International Network of Boutique Law Firms) hosted its 11th Annual Black Tie Weekend in the nation’s capital on October 9-12, 2014. The Black Tie Dinner was held at the United States Supreme Court’s Great Hall with Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. as guest of honor. Appearing as guest speaker, Kenneth Feinberg, the “Master of Disaster,” spoke of his work as special master for victims’ compensation funds.
The General Services Administration awarded a contract to Carotex Development, Inc., to design, build, and then lease to GSA an office building in Lake Charles, Louisiana for use by the Social Security Administration. The contract set forth six steps for the design and construction of the building, and following incorporation of the final design intent drawings, and set forth a 180-day timeframe for construction and delivery of the building.