Christopher B. Kinzel

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Christopher B. Kinzel


New York, NY

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"If you do not know or understand how your client's business actually operates, you cannot hope to give them meaningful guidance.  We are obsessed with delivering unparalleled legal counsel in every aspect of the construction industry –and that begins and ends with our deep understanding and genuine appreciation of our clients' profession."




State of New York

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York

Education & Courses

New York Law School, J.D.

Franklin & Marshall College, B.A.

Awards & Recognitions

Best Lawyers, 2024

New York Super Lawyers, 2023

New York Super Lawyers “Rising Star”, 2013, 2016-2017

Martindale- Hubbell, AV Preeminent Rated, 2013-2024

ALM & Martindale-Hubbell, “New York’s Top Rated Lawyers”, 2019-2020, 2023-2024

Publications & Presentations

“New York Establishes a Registration Requirement for Contractors and Subcontractors Performing Public Works and Covered Private Projects,” P&A Client Alert, January 2023 (Co-Author)

“Construction Industry Law,” Columbia University Graduate School of Civil Engineering- Invited Guest Lecturer, Spring 2023

“Understanding Carlos’ Law,” ABC Empire State Webinar, August 2022

"Liquidated Damages: Six Points Contractors Should Understand" Construction Executive, October 2021

"Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Guidance For Contractors," P&A Client Alert, March 2020

"New York Appellate Court Weighs in on Notice of Claim Requirements," The Association of General Contractors of America - AGC Law in Brief, Vol. 1, No. 5, November, 2015

"Dueling Appellate Departments: Differing Interpretations of Prompt Payment Act," ConcensusDocs -Construction Law Newsletter, Vol. 1, Issue 4, August, 2015