Richard R. Volack

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Richard R. Volack

Chair, Cyber Security & Data Privacy practice

Chair, Information Technology Committee

New York, NY

P 212.382.0909

F 212.382.3456

"At P&A, we remain ahead of industry trends—providing our clients with unmatched legal and business advice."

Bio

Highlights

Admissions

State of New York

State of Connecticut

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Memberships

New York City Bar Association (past secretary and chair of the Construction Law Committee)

New York County Lawyers’ Association

New York State Bar Association (International Law Section)

American Bar Association (Construction Law Section)

Education & Courses

University of Scranton. B.A.

Syracuse University -Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Policy, M.A.

Syracuse University College of Law, J.D

FIDIC Module 2: Claims and Disputes Resolution

Awards & Recognitions

New York-Metro Super Lawyers, 2018 - 2022

Best Lawyers, 2018 - 2022

Publications & Presentations

“Construction Contracts 201: Contracting for the Complex Construction Project - A Roadmap to the Key Clauses You Need to Know,” New York City Bar Webinar, October 2022

“The Future is Now: Emerging Cybersecurity Issues in Construction Tech,” Construction Executive, July 2022

“Revising Construction Payment Provisions: Addressing Change Orders, Extra or Nonconforming Work, and Other Costs,” Strafford Webinar, May 2021

“Fighting Fire with Fire: Using Technology to Manage Cyber Risk in the Construction Industry”, Constructech Technology Day, November 2020

“Grappling With Viruses on Multiple Fronts: Ongoing Cyber Risk Management in the Age of COVID-19,” Construction Executive, September 2020

“Cybersecurity Risk Management for Construction Projects,” P&A Webinar, September 2020

“Construction Contracts 101: Demystifying Design & Construction Contracts for the Successful Project,” New York City Bar, September 2020

“Construction Cyber Hygiene: A Staple in Today’s Infectious World,” Construction Executive, April 2020

“Cyber Security and Data Privacy Risk Management in the Construction Industry: Understanding the Danger that You Cannot See”, ConstructionSuperconference, Rancho Palos Verdes, December 2019

“Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Cyber Risk, But Were Afraid to Ask”, Lockton National Construction & Design Conference, September 11, 2019

“The Future of Construction Cyber Security in the Age of the Cloud, IoT and Blockchain,” ENR Future Tech Conference, June 2019

“Construction Contracts 101: Demystifying Design & Construction Contracts for the Successful Project,” New York City Bar Center, 2019

“Construction Contracts 201: Contracting for the Complex Construction Project – A Roadmap to the Key Clauses You Need to Know”, New York City Bar Center, 2019

“Litigating Construction Project Disputes 101”, New York City Bar Center, 2019

“Legal and Ethical Professional Practice Issues”, Institute for Design Professionals, 2016

“Reducing ESI Costs: Strategic Advice For Construction Litigation,” co-authored with Gregory H. Chertoff, CFMA Building Profits, September/October 2013

“Expert Witnesses on Construction Defects Can Help Win Cases,” co-authored with Don Erwin, Constructor, January/ February 2012