Senator Joseph I. Lieberman, Clarine Nardi Riddle and Mark J. Robertson Co-Author “SAFETY Act Decreases Private Sector Risk and Liability”
Kasowitz Benson Torres attorneys Senator Joseph I. Lieberman, Clarine Nardi Riddle and Mark J. Robertson have co-authored “SAFETY Act Decreases Private Sector Risk and Liability,” published in Today’s General Counsel. In the article, the authors provide an overview of the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002 (the “SAFETY Act”), which protects companies against civil liability in the event their product or service fails to perform as intended during a terror attack. The article also discusses the risk and liability protection measures provided under the SAFETY Act.
Senator Joseph I. Lieberman, senior counsel at Kasowitz Benson Torres, represents clients in independent and internal investigations and advises them on a wide range of public policy, strategic and regulatory issues. During Senator Joseph Lieberman’s tenure as a United States Senator, he helped shape legislation concerning national and homeland security. In addition, he served in many leadership roles, including Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs.
The Hon. Clarine Nardi Riddle, counsel at Kasowitz Benson Torres, provides legal, strategic and policy advice to clients on matters where law, business and public policy intersect. Formerly Attorney General of Connecticut, she also worked on virtually every major area of public policy as Senator Joseph Lieberman’s Chief of Staff, including national and homeland security matters.
Mark J. Robertson, special counsel at Kasowitz Benson Torres, represents clients in an array of government regulatory, enforcement and public policy matters, and advises clients with interests arising from national security and homeland security efforts. He played a central role in the development of the final regulations implementing the SAFETY Act. Mr. Robertson served in several senior positions within the Department of Homeland Security, focusing on the procurement of homeland security technology and SAFETY Act liability protection, among other matters.