Nicholas J. Zaita

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Nicholas J. Zaita

Partner

River Edge, NJ

P +1 201.343.3434

F +1 201.343.6306

“With more construction-focused practitioners than any other law firm in the country, P&A is the go-to law firm for contractors.”

Bio

Highlights

Admissions

State of New York

State of New Jersey

United States District Court, District of New Jersey

United States District Court, Southern District of New York

United States District Court, Eastern District of New York

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Memberships

Panel Chair, Bergen County District Fee Arbitration Committee for the New Jersey Supreme Court Fee Arbitration Committee

Bergen County Bar Association

New Jersey State Bar Association, Construction Section

ABA Forum on Construction

Education & Courses

University of Tampa, B.S.

University of Florida, M.S.

New York Law School, J.D.

Awards & Recognitions

New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2017-2021

Publications & Presentations

“Navigating the NJDOT Claims Process,” P&A Webinar, June 2022 (co-presenter)

“Show Me the Money: Who is Responsible for the Impacts of a Differing Site Condition on a Design-Bid-Build Project Versus a Design-Build Project?,” P&A and Langan Engineering Webinar, May 2022 (co-presenter)

“The Evolution of the Tunneling Industry and How it is Shaping Owner and Contractor Viewpoints on Risk Allocation,” Risk Management in Underground Construction Conference, April 2022 (co-presenter)

“Degrees of Separation: Owner's Risks in Spinning Specifications from a Joint Venture,” Construction SuperConference, December 2019 (moderator)

“Be in the Know: The New Era of Contractor-Owner Claims Disputes,” Construction SuperConference, December 2018 (moderator)

“Not Going Down With The Ship: Managing Risk and Surviving the Struggling Construction Project,” NJICLE, June 2017 (co-presenter)