Robert Drucker is a co-managing partner at Peckar & Abramson. He is a structural design engineer and has had substantial hands-on experience in both the construction industry and in the curtain wall industry before becoming a construction lawyer. His technical background, and his ability to read and understand design drawings and specifications, coupled with over 30 years of handling construction disputes at Peckar & Abramson, has provided him with the ability to analyze the highly technical aspects of matters and to develop solutions for clients from both technical and legal standpoints.
“We have worked on many complex matters for some of the nation’s largest construction companies and that gives us experience and insight others can’t replicate.”
Rob’s practice involves a full spectrum of services to the construction industry, including the formation and negotiation of construction contracts, bid protests, and extensive counseling to clients during the performance of the project and the resolution of claims, including complex claims pertaining to extra work, defective work claims, delays, suspension of work and loss of productivity claims, lien claims, subcontractor claims, safety issues and all aspects of OSHA compliance and litigation, insurance coverage, surety claims and other related issues. Rob represents clients on all types of public and private projects (heavy civil, power, pipelines, transportation (highway, rail, bridge and marine), commercial office buildings, residential communities, hospitals and schools in a variety of forums, including federal and state courts, and appellate courts, and in mediations, arbitrations, dispute resolution boards and administrative boards all over the country.
Rob is the developer of ProjectNotice®, a new software risk management tool for the construction industry. The program is designed to provide instant access to notices mandated by a contract for any notice-triggering event that may occur on a specific project, providing contractual, regulatory and statutory compliance. Rob gives presentations to construction clients throughout the country.
State of New York
State of New Jersey
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States Court of Federal Claims
United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York
United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey
New Jersey State Bar Association (Construction and Public Contract Sections)
New York State Bar Association (Municipal and Environmental Sections)
Syracuse University, B.S.
New York Law School, J.D.
Best Lawyers, “Lawyer of the Year” in Construction Law - Hackensack region, 2019
Best Lawyers, “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation - Construction - Hackensack region, 2016
Best Lawyers, 2010 - 2022
ALM & Martindale-Hubbell “New York Top-Rated Lawyers”, 2020
New York-Metro Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2019
New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2007 - 2021
Bergen Magazine, Top Lawyer - Construction, 2020
Executive Committee of Peckar & Abramson
Co-Managing Partner of New Jersey office
Managing Partner of California offices