Robert S. Peckar

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Robert S. Peckar

Founding Partner

Executive Committee

New York, NY

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"As the construction industry continues to adapt to increasing regulations and contractual constraints across the globe, our attorneys consistently adapt to these changes and remain at the forefront of industry trends."




State of New Jersey

State of New York

United States Supreme Court

United States Courts of Appeals for the Third Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

United States Court of Federal Claims

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey


Associated General Contractors of America

Building Trades Employers Association of New York

Building Contractors Association of New Jersey

Construction Management Association of America

American Road and Transportation Builders Association

American College of Construction Lawyers (Fellow)

American Bar Association (Construction Industry Forum)

International Bar Association

Education & Courses

Rutgers University, B.A.

Columbia Law School, J.D.

Awards & Recognitions

Chambers USA, Construction Law, New York, 2017-2023

Chambers USA, Construction Law, Nationwide, 2017-2022

ALM & Martindale-Hubbell “New York Top-Rated Lawyers”, 2019-2020

The Legal 500: United States - "Hall of Fame," 2021-2022

The Legal 500: United States

Who’s Who Legal: Business, Leading Construction Lawyer in the World

Who’s Who Legal - Thought Leader: Construction, 2022

Who’s Who Legal: Construction, Senior Statespeople, 2021-2022

Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated

Best Lawyers, 2003-2023

Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Construction Law-New York City, 2014

Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation-Construction Law-New York City, 2021

New York-Metro Super Lawyers, 2006-2022

New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2005-2023

New Jersey Law Journal Lifetime Achievement Award, 2020

Women Builders Council "We for She Inspiration Award", 2021

Publications & Presentations

Lexology’s Getting the Deal Through – Construction, Annual since 19.. (Co-Author)“Dispute Resolution in Construction Projects,” a chapter for The Law Reviews’ The Projects and Construction Review, Annual since 2008 (Co-Author)

“The Biden Administration, Government Stimulus, and PPP: The Return of the Regulators.” 2021 Construction SuperConference, December 2021 (Presenter)

“Natural Disasters’ Impact on Construction in the United States,” Construction Executive, November 2020 (Co-Author)

“Is It Live…Or Is It Virtual?,” Best Lawyers Magazine, Summer Edition, September 2020 (Co-Author)

“Constructin in Latin America- A View Beyond Corruption Scandals,” Daily Business Review, December 2019 (Co-Author)

“The Ethical Considerations of Representing International Contractors in a Corrupt World,” P&A Webinar, October 2019 (Presenter)

“Future of the Construction Industry, Houston,” P&A Seminar, June 2019 (Co-Presenter)

“Future of the Construction Industry, Dallas,” P&A Seminar, June 2019 (Co-Presenter)

“Compliance in the Construction Sector,” CIDEC 2018, November 2018 (Keynote Speaker)

“Can International Construction Managers Succeed without Corruption in a Corrupt World?,” Global Leaders in Construction Management Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at Columbia University, October 2018 (Presenter)

“The Value of Enlightened Dispute Avoidance and Resolution,” AGC of America Advanced Management Program, November 2018 (Co-Presenter)

“Challenging Corruption in Construction – You Can Make a Difference,” 29th National Civil Engineering Congress, May 2018 (Keynote Speaker)

“Contract & Alternate Dispute Resolution,” AGC of America’s Advanced Management Program, November 2017 (Co-Presenter)

“What Construction Companies, In Particular, Can Do to Operate With Integrity and a Commitment Not to Engage in Corrupt Acts,” Anti-Corruption Conference sponsored by the CNEC (Camara Nacional de Empresas de Consultorio) and the Instituto Mexicano de Desorollo Technologico, January 2017 (Presenter)

“Enlightened Management of Project Problems and Disputes,” Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s 2017 Conference Connecting the City: People, Density and Infrastructure, October 2017 (Presenter)

“Decades of Minority Business Enterprise Programs in Construction: What Have They Accomplished?,” 2016 Construction Superconference, December 2016 (Co-Presenter)

“The Nation’s Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Programs Over the Past Fifty Years,” P&A, Turner Construction Company and Smalls Electrical Contractors joint luncheon program, October 2016 (Co-Presenter)

“Contract Dispute Resolution,” AGC of America Advanced Management Program, November 2015 (Co-Presenter)