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Ethics Case Study: Citicorp Center

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Completed in 1977, Citicorp Center stands not only as a striking element of the Manhattan skyline, but also as a real-life example of design professional ethics in action. In this case study of the post-construction discovery and remedy of structural deficiencies in Citicorp Center's design, participants will explore the ethical choices made by the design professionals involved, with specific references to applicable Code(s) of Ethics. Emphasis will be given to ethical aspects of this case, including the design professional's duty to hold paramount the safety and welfare of the public.

  • Course will award 1.25 hours of continuing education
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  • Karen Erger

    Karen Erger is Senior Vice President, Director of Practice Risk Management for Lockton, the world’s largest privately owned independent insurance brokerage. Drawing upon her experience as a construction lawyer in private practice and as a claim supervisor for a major insurer of architects’ and engineers’ professional liability, Karen consults with Lockton’s architecture, engineering, and construction clients on practice management issues, including complex claims and contracts, and provides risk management training and resources. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Chicago and earned her law degree at the University of Chicago Law School.

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March 28, 2023
Tue 12:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 15M

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