We are a team of lawyers dedicated to serving the construction industry and with this blog hope to provide insights on regulatory and legal developments affecting the industry that are useful to construction professionals, as well as consultants, industry trade groups, the media, and others interested in construction law. We have varied backgrounds and interests that we believe help us provide a holistic approach to our practice, and will keep this blog fresh with updates on trends affecting the many facets of construction law. We want this to be a forum for discussion and welcome your feedback on what you would like to see covered.
Lisa Andrzejewski represents clients throughout the construction industry, including owners, contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, sureties, and high net-worth homeowners. As a member of the firm’s Construction Group, she manages complex construction matters through litigation mediation and arbitration. Lisa also provides transactional services to her clientele. Read her full bio here.
Joe has significant experience handling disputes and transactional matters involving the design and construction of office buildings, hospitals, shopping malls, highways, utilities, prisons, primary and secondary schools, universities, condominiums, wastewater facilities, water and scavenger waste treatment facilities, waste-to-energy facilities, landfill gas-to-energy facilities, gas-fired electrical power plants, hydroelectric dams, onshore and offshore natural gas pipelines, and electric substations. With skills gained in his first career as a civil engineer, he has represented clients in the construction industry for the past 20 years. Read his full bio here.
Dennis focuses on construction law and contract suretyship matters. He counsels public and private building owners, tenants, lenders, building contractors, design professionals, subcontractors, and sureties. Dennis’s capabilities span a period of over 25 years in his handling of complex transactions that often involve construction finance, contract procurement and negotiation, and commercial-related litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Read his full bio here.
Greg has served as local, national, and international counsel in all aspects of construction law. He also has an active higher education practice, representing the interests of colleges and universities and other institutions of learning with regard to their unique building and facilities program needs. He delivers a full-service approach to his practice, including selection of project delivery; preparation of bid documents, RFPs, and RFQs; contract drafting and negotiations; litigation in federal and state courts; and arbitration and mediation of all types of disputes. Read his full bio here.
Niel Franzese represents owners, contractors, subcontractors, sureties, and design professionals in all matters of construction contract drafting, negotiation, and construction-related litigation. He handles a variety of claims, including defective design and construction, change orders and delays, mechanics’ liens, bid disputes, and surety bonds.
Frederick E. Hedberg has more than 20 years of experience as an attorney handling complex construction and commercial matters, both as a transactional attorney and as an experienced litigator. He also has more than 10 years of experience as a licensed civil and structural engineer which gives him an in-depth understanding of all phases of a construction project. Read his full bio here.
Marty counsels his clients on construction contracts and disputes involving a wide range of public and private settings, including education, healthcare, pharmaceutical, energy, hospitality, industrial, and residential projects. With education and experience in both architecture and law, he brings a unique perspective and practical understanding to the construction industry clients he represents. Read his full bio here.
Ken is an experienced construction attorney with significant construction litigation and transactional experience. Ken assists project owners, developers, general contractors, construction managers, and sub-contractors in construction disputes. He also assists clients in the construction industry with contract drafting, negotiation, licensure, and entity formation. Read his full bio here.
Virginia represents owners, construction managers, and trade contractors in the New York and New Jersey markets. Her over two decades of experience evaluating the merits of parties’ legal disputes, developing a specialty in the area of property and contractual rights with a focus on construction, has resulted in successful judgments and resolutions of claims for breach of construction and design services contracts, defective design and workmanship and adjacent-neighbor construction disputes. Read her full bio here.