Peter E. Moran, a partner in the New Jersey office, concentrates his practice in the area of construction law and in the negotiation, litigation, arbitration and mediation of construction and commercial disputes in New York and New Jersey.
“Whether arbitration, mediation or a variety of alternative dispute resolution vehicles, our attorneys help clients identify and navigate the most efficient path to success.”
Peter represents his clients throughout all stages of trial and appeal, working hand-in-hand with them to develop cohesive and cost-effective litigation strategies to help achieve their business goals. He represents owners, developers, general contractors, construction managers, architects, engineers, sponsors, and subcontractors. Peter is particularly experienced in the handling of construction and design-defect claims, contract claims, lien and construction trust matters, payment disputes, delay-and impact claims, international disputes involving Fédération Internationale Des Ingénieurs-Conseils (FIDIC) and government contracts, condominium and community association law, bid protests, construction injury defense, consumer fraud claims, insurance coverage, professional malpractice defense, and general commercial litigation. His experience also includes the drafting and negotiating of construction documents.
Peter represents clients serving numerous segments of the construction industry, including commercial, public and residential construction, schools, high-rises and skyscrapers, airports, power and energy, transportation, and heavy highway. He has a working knowledge of Spanish.
State of New York
State of New Jersey
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
American Bar Association (Litigation Section and Forum on the Construction Industry)
New Jersey State Bar Association (Construction and Public Contract Law Section)
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
Seton Hall University, B.A., summa cum laude
Chambers USA, Construction, 2021
New Jersey Law Journal's New Leaders of the Bar, 2013
New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star 2010 - 2016
Seton Hall Constitutional Law Journal, editor and author
Juvenile Justice Pro Bono Defense Clinic
US Chapter for Construction Law & Practice Treatise, Second Edition (2016), published by Thompson Reuters's Sweet & Maxwell International Series (Co-Author)
"Use of Liquidating Agreements Upheld By New Jersey Appellate Division," P&A Newsletter, Vol. XXV, Spring 2016 (Author)