Construction litigation cases combine some aspects of property damage cases and commercial litigation in that they typically involve damage to property sustained during the course of a construction project but also involve interpreting the terms of very complex construction agreements and project specifications and involve commercial damages such as lost rents and/or lost profits.   Construction are typically factually complex and their proper handling requires experience managing large volumes of documents, understanding construction methods and procedures, and experience with the interplay between owners, architects, general contractors, and subcontractors.  The firm has considerable experience in representing contractors and subcontractors in connection with construction projects gone awry.

Construction litigation recently handled or currently being handled by the firm include:

  • Representation of electrical subcontractor in mismanaged restoration/renovation project at historical landmark estate.
  • Representation of electrical subcontractor in multiple actions involving fire at historic Manhattan synagogueRepresentation of masonry subcontractor involving water intrusion at Long Island multi-unit residential complex.
  • Representation of electrical subcontractor in multiple actions involving fire at historic Manhattan synagogue.
  • Representation of flooring subcontractor involving water intrusion at Long Island City multi-unit residential complex.