Elena’s presentation, “Indemnification: the Hold Harmless Defense,” focused on how to draft indemnification clauses and the types of indemnification contracts that are enforceable against engineers and in construction contracts. To view Ms. Sullivan’s presentation, CLICK HERE.
The Texas Society of Professional Engineers is a state society of the National Society of Professional Engineers. Its mission is to promote the ethical, competent and licensed practice of engineering, and to enhance the professional, social and economic well-being of members through networking opportunities, political action at the state and local levels, and student outreach. To learn more about the Texas Society of Professional Engineers, CLICK HERE.
Elena represents companies and individuals in a wide range of civil lawsuits, involving breach of contract, business torts (such as fraud, negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference, misappropriation of trade secrets), environmental torts, intellectual property infringement, and intentional probate disputes. She primarily practices before state courts, federal courts, and governmental agencies in South Texas (San Antonio, Laredo, Corpus Christi and the Rio Grande Valley) and New Mexico. She has been involved in civil litigation before the United States International Trade Commission located in Washington, D.C. She also has experience in adversary administrative proceedings involving licensing, permitting and enforcement actions. Ms. Sullivan received her B.A., cum laude, from Boston College and her J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School.