Risk & Liability
In The Defense Supply Chain 

  • Tuesday, February 23, 2016
  • 10:00AM - 11:30AM


  •  JD Fulwiler’s Portland Office
  •  5727 SW Macadam Ave
  • Portland, OR 97239 
There is street parking in the area or you may park in the Well Fargo Bank lot (Corner of Macadam and Flower Street) 
  • Or attend via webinar 


  • PNDC Members: Free
  • Non-Members: $35

Contact Info:

  • Kate Kanapeaux
  • Office: (503) 344-6618
  • Email: kate@pndc.us 


Join this discussion on risk and liability in the defense and aerospace supply chains.  Presentations will cover contract review, common liabilities and the risks assumed in working with the DoD and prime contractors.

 Speakers Include:

Shan Rogers with R-T Specialty 

  • Air Force Academy graduate
  • Retired Air Force Lt Colonel after 21 Years
  • Fighter, drone & commercial pilot with over 3200 hours of flight time in F-15Es, F-16s and MQ-1B Predators.
  • Working with aviation markets on drone insurance programs

Mike Elliott with R-T Specialty

  • Retired Commander, US Coast Guard Reserve
  • 40 years Aviation Underwriting, Reinsurance and Risk Management experience
  • Global Expertise, including Lloyds of London
  • Graduate of the National Search and Rescue Center

TJ Crane with Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

TJ is an attorney with substantial AmLaw 50 law firm experience and in-house experience at a Fortune 15 tech company. TJ's work includes public and private mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, divestitures, investments and auctions, with transaction values ranging from $100 thousand to $20 billion. His focus is on sophisticated technology transactions with prior experience in commercial and defense satellite procurement. He is experienced at drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts that are tailored to meet each client's individual goals and objectives, including licensing agreements, purchase agreements, service agreements, and distribution agreements. TJ also provides general corporate governance advice to clients regarding ownership rights and responsibilities, director/officer responsibilities, and strategic planning.

 TJ has represented clients in a number of regulated industries, with particular emphasis in satellites, telecommunications and new media, defense and government contracts, and technology. He has represented clients in negotiating satellite manufacturing contracts, launch services agreements, and insurance placement for billion-dollar satellite and communications systems. TJ has provided advice and coordinated corporate actions and employment law matters with subsidiaries in Asia, South America, Europe, and the United States in a complex asset sale, dissolution, and liquidation. More..