Practice Areas

Construction Litigation
The attorneys at Greenblatt Lesser have a wealth of experience representing owners, contractors, construction managers, design professionals, developers and sureties in virtually all aspects of the construction experience. From drafting and negotiating construction agreements, to resolving or litigating disputes involving all aspects of construction claims (including claims for contract balances, extra work, wrongful termination, design defects and construction deficiencies), we have a widely-recognized, well-earned reputation for understanding the issues and achieving outstanding results for our clients. Our experience covers the entire construction spectrum, including defending and prosecuting claims arising out of both public and private construction projects. Our clients have achieved major successes in the Federal and State Courts of New York and New Jersey and in other forums, including mediation, alternative dispute resolution, and arbitration.

Services we provide, among many others in this field include:

  • Drafting and negotiating joint venture agreements, general construction and construction management agreements, as well as subcontract agreements;
  • Negotiation and resolution of construction disputes;
  • ADR and mediation of construction claims and disputes;
  • Filing, preserving and resolving mechanics’ and construction lien claims;
  • Prosecution and defense of arbitrations and court cases involving:
  • - wrongful termination claims
    - termination for convenience
    - extra work and contract balance claims
    - scope of work and changed conditions
    - accelerated construction and delay damages
    - mechanics’ lien foreclosures
    - payment bonds and performance bonds
    - mechanic’s lien bonds
    - defective or improper design
    - construction defects
    - indemnity and contribution
    - bid protests