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Design Leaders Roundtable

Join A/E industry leaders for a monthly deep dive into risk management strategies tailored specifically for firm executives.
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Discussing topics important to you.

Contract Review

Establish and teach effective systems for your team to review and negotiate contracts with more confidence.

Firm Policy Building

Develop firm policies including document retention, cybersecurity, and go/no-go decision-making.

Email Best Practices

Understand the importance of email policies and how to prevent potential risks.

Professional Development

Gain insights from guest experts on topics such as crafting employee handbooks, building financial systems, and more.

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A membership loaded with value.


Online Monthly Attorney Calls:

  • Video call the last Tuesday of every month (8-9:30 am PST)

  • Presentation of new topic (20-30 min) 

  • Discussion on topic (20-30 min)

  • Open Q&A with Attorneys (20-30 min)

Other Exclusive Benefits: 

  • Online platform to network and discuss with topics with peers

  • Discounted registration to our annual in-person Design Executive Summit

  • Access to recordings of each video calls 

Cost: $999 annually (valued at +$10,000)

Meet the Expert Attorneys


Stephen Litchfield

Managing Partner of the firm. Specializes in litigating and arbitrating complex claims. Represents 31 companies on this year’s Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms, including 3 firms in the Top 10 and 13 in the Top 100.


Liam Malone

Trial attorney and outside general counsel located in the California Bay Area. Focuses on representing construction industry clients, engineers, architects, real estate brokers, and property owners. Clients include some of the largest national and international design firms.

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Michael McDonald

Based in Newport Beach, he represents clients on both the plaintiff and defense side against some of the largest corporations and law firms in the nation. Selected for inclusion as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” and Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” since 2020.

Meet the Host

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Executive Annual Membership

Gain access to 90-Min Monthly calls with a Risk Specialist and the Attorneys at Litchfield Malone McDonald (VALUED AT $10,000)

  • All those in executive role at your firm can attend
  • Access to Zoom Webinar call and recordings
  • New discussion topics each month
  • Each call includes open forum Q&A with our Attorneys
  • Discounted ticket to annual in-person Design Leaders Summit
  • Access to exclusive community platform

$999 / year

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Litchfield Attorneys

Join a community of like-minded industry leaders.

  • Accountability

    Ensure progress even during busy schedules with scheduled monthly calls.

  • Networking

    Connect and collaborate with other like-minded A&E leaders nationwide.

  • Community

    Access support from Litchfield Malone McDonald, Black Swan Risk Management, and fellow A&E leaders.



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