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File #: 2020-619    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/27/2020 In control: Carson Reclamation Authority
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER ON-CALL SPECIAL COUNSEL ENGAGEMENT AGREEMENT WITH GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP FOR LEGAL SERVICES RELATED TO PLACEMENT, REPLACEMENT AND RESTRUCTURING OF INSURANCE, DEVELOPMENT OF REGULATORY AGREEMENTS, TRANSACTION SUPPORT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL, RISK MANAGEMENT, AND OTHER RELATED MATTERS WITH RESPECT TO THE 157 ACRE SITE
Attachments: 1. GT On-Call Engagement Letter
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Report to Carson Reclamation Authority
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
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CONSIDER ON-CALL SPECIAL COUNSEL ENGAGEMENT AGREEMENT WITH GREENBERG TRAURIG, LLP FOR LEGAL SERVICES RELATED TO PLACEMENT, REPLACEMENT AND RESTRUCTURING OF INSURANCE, DEVELOPMENT OF REGULATORY AGREEMENTS, TRANSACTION SUPPORT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL, RISK MANAGEMENT, AND OTHER RELATED MATTERS WITH RESPECT TO THE 157 ACRE SITE

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I. SUMMARY

Over the past several years, staff has brought various amendments to (i) the Special Counsel engagement letter (Primary Contract) originally entered into in 2016 between the Carson Reclamation Authority (CRA) and Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) to extend their legal services until a date certain and at a not-to-exceed dollar amount, for a defined scope of work, and (ii) the engagement letter between the CRA and GT for GT's provision of a datasite for document storage and systematic document retrieval (primarily for official and significant CRA documents, namely insurance policies, regulatory documents, and certain plan sets to make them available to insurance underwriters and other parties).
On the latter contract, staff is recommending allowing it to expire and to move the documents in-house or to use the CRA's Counsel's data storage and document retrieval system. On the Primary Contract, staff is recommending a simpler On-Call Special Counsel Engagement Agreement that merely specifies the term of the contract, proposed to be through December 31, 2022, and the billing rate for the Shareholder and Associate and other billing terms. The amount of the contract is dependent on the amount of work the CRA requests during the term of the contract.
Currently GT is the lead on the processing of all insurance claims made by the CRA, the recent renewal of the Public Officials Liability policy, the current renewal of the Builder's Risk policy, and the negotiation of the environmental, risk management and insurance administration terms of the Option ...

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