Peter E. Moran

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.  

Peter E. Moran



+1 201.343.3434


+1 201.343.6306

“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)

Education and Courses

Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., cum laude

Seton Hall University, B.A., summa cum laude

Awards and Recognitions

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