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Built upon decades of experience, industry-leading professionals and a history of accomplishments.

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Resourceful, insightful and determined - why clients have come to P&A for decades.

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Respecting the cost, time and impact to our client – efficiency from the start.

RESULTS

  • Bench Trial Success

    Peckar & Abramson’s Houston lawyers secured a judgment in the Harris County District Court. Our attorneys successfully defended a claim for wrongful termination and delay damages brought by a subcontractor against our highway contractor client and its payment bond surety. P&A’s client was also counterclaiming for excess completion costs. Peckar & Abramson tried the case … Read More

  • Bet the Company – and Win

    Peckar & Abramson’s Chicago office scored a victory on behalf of its client in a true “bet the company litigation”. The Plaintiff, a global and well-funded competitor, alleged that our client had engaged in fraud and conspiracy, while improperly aiding and abetting unfair competition practices. The plaintiff’s sought punitive damages that would have bankrupted our … Read More

  • P&A Closes $10.5 million Acquisition on Behalf of European Contractor

    Peckar & Abramson’s M&A team recently represented a European Contractor in the successful closing of its $10.5 million purchase of the controlling interest of a heavy highway and civil contractor. Our M&A team structured the transaction and negotiated the purchase agreement, LLC membership agreements, executive employment agreements and other transaction documents. Our team conducted a … Read More

INSIGHTS

  • New York City’s Salary History Law and Employer Compliance

    On May 4, 2017, Mayor Bill DiBlasio signed a bill amending the New York City Human Rights Law to prohibit New York City employers from inquiring into a prospective employee’s salary history during the hiring process or relying on the salary history of an applicant in determining salary, benefits or other compensation for such applicant … Read More

  • Levi W. Barrett Authors Article in the AGC Law In Brief Newsletter

    Levi W. Barrett, a senior associate in the firm’s New York office, authored an article for ConsensusDocs entitled ‘Consent Agreements – A Trap for the Unwary’ which published online in the October 2017 issue. The article describes the purpose of language in a construction contract requiring the contractor to consent to the contract’s assignment to … Read More

  • Three Attorney’s in Peckar & Abramson’s New York Office Author Chapter in American Bar Association Book

    Peckar & Abramson is pleased to announce that three of its lawyers, Richard Robinson, Levi Barrett and Sean Ryan, resident in the firm’s New York office, authored a chapter in the American Bar Association’s (ABA) newly released book, The 2017 A201 Deskbook. Peckar & Abramson’s lawyers authored the chapter dealing with Article 3 – Contractor, … Read More

  • J.D. Holzheauser Authors Article in Austin Lawyer Magazine

    J.D. Holzheauser, an associate in the firm’s Austin office, authored an article which published in the October 2017 issue of Austin Lawyer Magazine entitled ‘Perfecting Texas Mechanic’s Liens.’ The article discussed the steps required for the four parties involved in mechanic’s liens to perfect s lien under Chapter 53. View Full Article

  • Andrew Radespiel Joins Peckar & Abramson’s New Jersey Office

    National construction law firm Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that attorney Andrew Radespiel has joined the firm’s New Jersey office as an Associate. View Press Release  

  • Barry J. Brooks Joins Peckar & Abramson’s Dallas Office

    Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that litigation attorney Barry J. Brooks has joined the firm’s Dallas office as a Partner. Mr. Brooks is a skilled litigator who focuses his practice on construction law, employment law, and general commercial litigation, with a concentration on high stakes, complex litigation matters. His clients include … Read More

  • Peckar & Abramson’s Texas Attorney’s Named 2017 Super Lawyers

    Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that seven attorneys in its Austin, Dallas and Houston offices have been named 2017 Super Lawyers®. Each attorney is being honored for their ongoing leadership and achievements in the area of Construction Law. Special recognition was afforded to Dallas Partner Jeffrey A. Ford, who was named … Read More

  • Twenty Attorney’s in Peckar & Abramson’s New York Office Named Super Lawyers

    Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that twenty (20) of its attorneys have been named 2017 Super Lawyers®. Each attorney is being honored for their ongoing leadership and achievements in the field of construction law. “Our flagship New York City office, and the talented attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers, are leading the … Read More

  • Two Miami Attorney’s Co-Author Article for the Daily Business Review

    Adam P. Handfinger, Co-Managing Partner in the firm’s Miami office and Freddy X. Munoz, Associate in the firm’s Miami office, co-authored an article entitled “Risk Management and Contracting After Hurricane Irma”, which published October 2, 2017 in the Daily Business Review. The article discussed the impact of Hurricane Irma on South Florida construction projects and … Read More

  • Karla Pascarella Participates in WRISE Lunch and Learn

    Karla Pascarella, a Partner in the firm’s Austin office, will participate in a Lunch & Learn sponsored by the Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy on October 5, 2017 at 11:45am. The program will discuss frequently seen issues and best practices, including warranties, interplay between contractors and suppliers and what a developer should ask … Read More

  • Curtis Martin and Angela Connor Co-Author Article in Cornerstone Magazine

    Curtis W. Martin and Angela A.L. Connor, Partner and Associate, respectively, in the firm’s Houston office co-authored an article entitled “New Technologies Present New Liabilities” which published in the Fall 2017 issue of AGC’s Cornerstone Magazine. The article describes new federal statutes requiring contractors keep government data secure, especially those doing federal work. Data breaches … Read More

  • Olivier C. Larzul Joins Peckar & Abramson’s New York Office

    Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that International Construction and Infrastructure attorney Olivier C. Larzul has joined the firm’s New York office as Special Infrastructure Counsel. Mr. Larzul is a seasoned, tri-lingual (English, French and German) international construction attorney with 20 years of experience in global EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) projects … Read More

  • Robert S. Peckar and Michael S. Zicherman are Contributing Editors and Co-Authors of Getting The Deal Through Construction 2018

    Peckar & Abramson is pleased to announce that founding partner Robert S. Peckar and partner Michael S. Zicherman served as contributing editors of Getting the Deal Through—Construction 2018. The attorneys co-authored the introduction to Getting the Deal Through, Construction 2018 as well as the chapter titled United States, published by Law Business Research, Ltd. Getting … Read More

  • Ronald Helmuth Joins Peckar & Abramson’s Los Angeles Office

    Peckar & Abramson is pleased to announce that litigation attorney Ronald Helmuth has joined our Los Angeles office as a Partner. A highly adept litigator with over 20 years of experience as a construction law attorney, Helmuth focuses his practice on litigation and alternative dispute resolution of complex construction claims. His clients include owners, developers, … Read More

  • Thirty-One Attorneys Named 2018 Best Lawyers in America

    Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that thirty-one of the firm’s attorneys, based in its New Jersey, New York, California, Florida, Texas and Washington, D.C. offices – have been named 2018 Best Lawyers in America®. “We are pleased that Best Lawyers® continues to recognize Peckar & Abramson attorneys in its annual review,” … Read More

  • Peckar & Abramson Shares 2017 Construlegal Newsletter

    Peckar & Abramson is pleased to share the 2017 Construlegal Newsletter. Construlegal is a strategic alliance of law firms based in the Americas which share a common focus, values and market approach. Peckar & Abramson is a founding member of Construlegal. View Newsletter

  • Levi W. Barrett Appointed to Serve on New York City Bar Construction Law Committee

    Levi W. Barrett, senior associate in the firm’s New York office, has been appointed to serve on the New York City Bar Construction Law Committee. The appointment is for a three year term commencing September 2017. As a committee member, Mr. Barrett will be engaged with fellow committee members in activities such as drafting of … Read More

  • Nathalie Vergoulias Joins Peckar & Abramson’s Miami Office

    Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Attorney Nathalie Vergoulias has joined the firm’s Miami office as an Associate. Ms. Vergoulias will represent clients in a variety of construction and commercial related litigation matters. View Vergoulias Press Release

  • Robert S. Peckar and Denis Serkin Co-Author Chapter titled “Dispute Resolution in Construction Projects”

    Robert S. Peckar and Denis Serkin co-authored Chapter 2 titled “Dispute Resolution in Construction Projects” in the seventh edition of The Projects and Construction Review that was recently published. Mr. Peckar and Mr. Serkin discuss dispute resolutions in the construction process including construction disputes in domestic and international projects, solving problems at the project level, … Read More

  • Freddy X. Munoz Joins Peckar & Abramson’s Miami Office

    Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Attorney Freddy X. Muñoz has joined the firm’s Miami office as an Associate. Mr. Muñoz will represent clients in a variety of construction and commercial related transactional and litigation matters. View Press Release