Upcoming events

    • 06 Dec 2016
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Pagano's, 2001 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

    Join the Engineers’ Club of Philadelphia for our Holiday Happy Hour. 

    The happy hour will be held immediately following the December board meeting, and is an excellent opportunity for both members and prospective members to get more familiar with the Club and its leadership in a social setting.

    • 07 Dec 2016
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Hotel Sofitel Philadelphia, 120 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    Registration is closed

    Please join the Engineers' Club and our co-sponsoring partner societies for our annual Multi-Society Meeting. This is a good opportunity to kick off the holiday season and network with engineers and other professionals that you might not normally see at your society meetings.

    The meeting will be a luncheon event this year, changing from the dinner format/time in past years.  It will be held on Wednesday, December 7.

    The topic will be Rebuilding the System - SEPTA Capital Program Update and the presenter will be SEPTA General Manager Jeffrey Knueppel.

    The meeting will be conducted at Sofitel, 120 S. 17th Street (at Sansom Street), Center City.  Registration and Check-In will begin at 11:30 AM, with Lunch and Presentation to follow at 12:00 PM.


    Chicken - Amish Chicken Breast Goat Cheese Polenta, Wild Mushroom Fricassee, Seasonal Vegetable, Chicken Jus

    Fish - Atlantic Salmon Garlic Sauteed Spinach, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Lemon Beurre Blanc

    Vegetarian - Risotto Seasonal Vegetables, Parmesan, Herbs, Lemon Confit (Green)

    Make checks payable to Engineers’ Club of Philadelphia and send to Engineers’ Club of Philadelphia; 

    P.O. Box 38561, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    Reservations after November 28 will be on a space-available basis.

    Payment will be expected for all reservations regardless of attendance.

    Call 267-521-2327 or email with any questions.

    Once again, CMAA will be coordinating a Toys for Tots collection with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.  Bring an UNWRAPPED toy to brighten a child’s holiday.

    • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Philadelphia Section
    • American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE), Delaware Valley Section
    • American Society of Naval Engineers, Delaware Valley Section
    • Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), Mid-Atlantic Chapter
    • Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), Philadelphia Section
    • Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE), South Jersey Delaware Valley Chapter
    • Intelligent Transportation Society of Pennsylvania (ITSPA)
    • Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE-PC), Philadelphia Chapter
    • Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE-VFC), Valley Forge Chapter
    • Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), Philadelphia Post
    • Society of Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), Philadelphia
    • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), Philadelphia Section
    • Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Philadelphia Section
    • Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS), Philadelphia Chapter
    • 08 Dec 2016
    • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
    • Burns Engineering Training Room, 6th Floor, 2001 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA
    • 30


    6:00-6:15 - Brief Networking and Dinner

    6:15-7:00 - Presentation

    7:00-7:15 - Q&A Session

    Talk abstract:

    This seminar will provide engineers and other design professionals with an introductory overview of the legal infrastructure governing their profession.  This introduction to the law will provide a basic explanation of certain legal concepts, discuss pertinent statutes, regulations, and case law concerning the engineering profession and include commentary regarding risk management considerations.  Through this introduction, attendees will gain an understanding of how their profession and responsibilities as a licensed professional or employee of their company fits within society’s legal framework.  In addition, attendees will be better equipped to make informed risk management decisions, spot potential issues, and have the awareness to contact an attorney and/or their company’s executive committee if/when potential issues arise. 

    Speaker Biography:

    Michael J. Zettlemoyer Bio

    Michael J. Zettlemoyer is an attorney at the law firm of Powell, Trachtman, Logan, Carrle and Lombardo.  Mr. Zettlemoyer received his law degree from the Drexel University School of Law.  He earned a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree in 2005 and a Master of Civil Engineering degree in 2007 from the University of Delaware.  Before practicing as an attorney, he worked as a Structural Engineer, and has been involved in a variety of project management, structural analysis, and building design projects, as well as forensic engineering investigations.   Mr. Zettlemoyer’s practice draws on his engineering and legal education and experience, and focuses on the representation of design professionals and others involved in the construction industry.  Mr. Zettlemoyer also serves on the ASCE Philadelphia YMF Board.  He is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

    Frederick M. Brehm Bio
    Frederick M. Brehm is a shareholder at the law firm of Powell, Trachtman, Logan, Carrle and Lombardo. Mr. Brehm received his law degree from Temple School of Law in 1996. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and Construction Technology from Temple University in 1986 and a Master of Management from Penn State University in 1992. Before he practiced as an attorney, Mr. Brehm worked as a civil engineer manager for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Serving as the resident engineer on complex highway and bridge construction projects. Mr. Brehm also served as an Assistant Construction Engineer at District 6-0 managing all new bridge and highway construction in Delaware County and parts of Philadelphia.

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