RESULTS FIRST℠Decades of leadership in construction law extends to a full spectrum of legal services, focused on results, client service and value.
RESULTS FIRST℠“They are the top law firm representing contractors.” Chambers USA
RESULTS FIRST℠“Peckar & Abramson is second to none.” Chambers USA
Decades of leadership in construction law extends to a full spectrum of legal services, focused on results, client service and value.
Built upon decades of experience, industry-leading professionals and a history of accomplishments.
Resourceful, insightful and determined - why clients have come to P&A for decades.
Respecting the cost, time and impact to our client – efficiency from the start.
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
Robert S. Peckar and Adrian L. Bastianelli, III Named Thought Leaders in the 2018 Who’s Who Legal Awards
Peckar & Abramson, P.C. is pleased to announce that Robert S. Peckar, Founding Partner of the Firm, and Adrian Bastianelli, III, Partner in P&A’s Washington, D.C. office, have been named Thought Leaders in the 2018 Who’s Who Legal Awards for the second year in a row. According to the publication “Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders … Read More
Peckar & Abramson’s Miami Office Participates in Annual Turner Golf Classic
Adam P. Handfinger, Co-Managing Partner of Peckar & Abramson’s Miami office, along with Will Griffin (American Global), Erica Weissman (Wegman Partners) and Karen Romine (Turnberry Associates) participated in Turner Construction Company’s Annual Golf Classic on February 5, 2018 at the Weston Hills Country Club. Continued support over the years, by all participants, has helped to … Read More
Peckar & Abramson, P.C. RECEIVES BUSINESS MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM LEADINGAGE NEW JERSEY
Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A), is pleased to receive the 2017 Business Member of the Year Award from LeadingAge New Jersey, a statewide association of not-for-profit senior care organizations. The firm was honored at the organization’s Annual Awards Ceremony on December 6, 2017 at Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township, NJ. Peckar & Abramson was … Read More
TRACEY L. WILLIAMS NAMED CHAIR OF THE DALLAS BAR ASSOCIATION CONSTRUCTION LAW SECTION
Tracey L. Williams, an associate with the firm’s Dallas office, has been named Chair of the Dallas Bar Association Construction Law Section for 2018. Ms. Williams has more than 10 years of litigation experience and represents clients in construction matters involving contract disputes, mechanics and materialman’s lien foreclosures, bond claims, and other construction-related claims, as … Read More
THOMAS J. CURRAN NAMED VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF PRISONER LEGAL SERVICES OF NEW YORK
Peckar & Abramson P.C. is pleased to announce that Partner Thomas J. Curran has accepted the nomination to become Vice-Chairman of the Prisoner Legal Services (“PLS”) of New York Board. For over seven years, Curran has served on the PLS Board, working to ensure the inmate community is provided with quality legal services for their … Read More
Mark A. Snyder Joins The Firm’s New York Office
Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Construction Attorney Mark A. Snyder has joined the firm’s New York office as an Associate. Snyder focuses his practice on construction disputes, commercial litigation and complex construction issues for general contractors in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He was formerly an associate in the … Read More
Karla Pascarella Authors Article for AGC Newsletter – January 2018 Issue
Karla Pascarella, a partner in the firm’s Austin office, authored an article in the AGC Law in Brief Newsletter, Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2018. Ms. Pascarella’s article titled, “Key Considerations for Developing Compliance Programs that Work” discusses how a culture of compliance should be as much a part of the business of the company … Read More
Frank M. Rapoport Quoted as a Source in Law360 – January 29, 2018 Article
Frank M. Rapoport, a partner in the firm’s New York office, was quoted as a source by Law360 on January 29, 2018 in an article titled, “What’s on Attys’ Wish List for Trump’s Infrastructure Plan” about President Trump’s long-promised infrastructure investment plan. Mr. Rapoport discussed the potential use of private activity bonds to partly fund … Read More
Kevin J. O’Connor and Joseph Vento Co-Author Article For Defense Research Institute’s For The Defense Magazine
Kevin J. O’Connor, Partner in the firm’s New Jersey office and Joseph Vento, Senior Associate in the firm’s New Jersey office, co-authored an article in the January 2018 publication of For The Defense, a publication of the Defense Research Institute. The article discusses mitigating risks from employment claims and an overview of the joint employee … Read More
Frank M. Rapoport Quoted As A Source In A Law360 Article
Frank M. Rapoport, a partner in the firm’s New York office, was quoted as a source by Law360 on January 22, 2018 in an article titled, “Where Things Stand on the Biggest P3 Transpo Projects” about the nation’s top transportation infrastructure projects, helped by private investment. Mr. Rapoport cited LAX’s P3 airport privatization efforts in … Read More
Peckar & Abramson’s New York Office Moves To A New Location
Peckar & Abramson is pleased to announce that our New York office has moved effective Monday, January 22, 2018. The office is now located at 1325 Avenue of the Americas, 10th Floor, New York, New York 10019.
Kevin J. O’Connor Quoted As A Source in Business Solution Services Blog
Kevin O’Connor, a partner in the firm’s New Jersey office, was quoted as a source by Business Solutions Services on January 19, 2018 in an article titled, “ LLC Operating Agreement – Lawyer Up or DIY?” which takes a deep dive into Operating Agreements, terms and provisions, all of which have the potential for complexity … Read More
Stephen H. Reisman Named 2018 Top Lawyer By South Florida Legal Guide
Peckar & Abramson, P.C. is pleased to announce that the 2018 South Florida Legal Guide has honored Stephen H. Reisman, a Board Certified Construction Law attorney and Vice Chairman of the firm, as a Top Lawyer. A highly trusted legal source, the South Florida Legal Guide is an annual publication listing the top lawyers and … Read More
Neal I. Sklar Speaks at Latin Builders Association Charter School
Neal I Sklar, a partner in the firm’s Miami office, spoke at the Latin Builder Association (LBA) Charter High School on Friday, January 12, 2018. The LBA Charter School is located at 11093 N.W. 138th Street, Suite 207, Hialeah Gardens, Florida. The Latin Builders Association and Business Management Academy Charter High School, a Miami-Dade County … Read More
Miami Attorneys Author Article in Daily Business Review
Adam P. Handfinger, Co-Managing Partner in the firm’s Miami Office and Meredith N. Reynolds, Senior Associate in the firm’s Miami office, co-authored an article for the Daily Business Review about their successful representation in Altman Contractors v. Crum & Forster Specialty Insurance in oral arguments before the Florida Supreme Court. The article published January 12, … Read More
Karla Pascarella Named Chair of the Human Rights Committee, International Law Section, State Bar of Texas – June 2018.
Karla Pascarella, a partner in the firm’s Austin office, has been named Chair of the Human Rights Committee of the International Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. Ms. Pascarella will assume this role in June 2018. Ms. Pascarella represents a wide range of international and domestic corporate clients and construction professionals. Her practice … Read More
Charles E. Williams, III Receives Bridgett Medal from Franklin & Marshall College
Charles E. Williams, III, Partner in the firm’s New York office, has received the prestigious Bridgett Medal from Franklin & Marshall (F&M) College, a private co-educational liberal arts college in Lancaster, PA., where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree. Mr. Williams focuses his practice on construction, real property and government relations issues and commercial … Read More
New Jersey Partners Co-Author Article in Law360
Charles Kenny, Co-Managing Partner in the firm’s New Jersey office and Scott Kearns, Partner in the firm’s New Jersey office, co-authored an article titled “A Guide to Construction Liens in New Jersey” that published January 11, 2018 in Law360. The article describes the New Jersey Construction Lien Law, what a construction lien is, how it … Read More
Neal I. Sklar Quoted in an Article Published by Miami Today
Neal I. Sklar, a partner in the firm’s Miami office, was quoted in a story that published January 3, 2018 in Miami Today newspaper entitled “Panel Says Partners Key to Transportation Upgrades”. Mr. Sklar was one of several panelists who spoke on December 20, 2017 at a Miami Finance Forum CEO Power Breakfast on ‘Public-Private … Read More
Peckar & Abramson Announces Promotions Across The Firm
Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that seven attorneys in the firm’s New York, New Jersey and Texas offices have been elevated to new positions in recognition of their commitment, dedication and accomplishments. New York Corporate Compliance and Defense attorney Doris D. Short has been named Partner; Construction attorney Matthew S.C. Moore … Read More