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Peckar & Abramson’s New York Office Moves To A New Location

Peckar & Abramson is pleased to announce that our New York office has moved effective Monday, January 22, 2018. The office is now located at 1325 Avenue of the Americas, 10th Floor, New York, New York 10019.

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Stephen H. Reisman Named 2018 Top Lawyer By South Florida Legal Guide

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. is pleased to announce that the 2018 South Florida Legal Guide has honored Stephen H. Reisman, a Board Certified Construction Law attorney and Vice Chairman of the firm, as a Top Lawyer.  A highly trusted legal source, the South Florida Legal Guide is an annual publication listing the top lawyers and […]

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Charles E. Williams, III Receives Bridgett Medal from Franklin & Marshall College

Charles E. Williams, III, Partner in the firm’s New York office, has received the prestigious Bridgett Medal from Franklin & Marshall (F&M) College, a private co-educational liberal arts college in Lancaster, PA., where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree. Mr. Williams focuses his practice on construction, real property and government relations issues and commercial […]

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December 2017

Peckar & Abramson Newsletter, Volume XXVII, Winter 2017

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January 2017

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June 2016

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Client Alerts

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The Supreme Court of Florida Ruled That Chapter 558 Is A “Suit” Under Standard Commercial General Liability Insurance Policies

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. is proud to represent the Appellant, Altman Contractors, Inc., in an appeal pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit adverse to Crum & Forster Specialty Insurance Company. Today, December 14, 2017, and following oral arguments, the Florida Supreme Court held that the pre-suit notice of claim process […]

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2017 AB 1701 – General Contractor Liability for Subcontractors’ Unpaid Wages

Contractors will soon find themselves on the frontline of wage disputes on projects if laborers working on behalf of their subcontractors or vendors are unpaid.  On October 14, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 1701, which will allow laborers to seek direct compensation from the general contractors on private projects, if their wages […]

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New York City’s Salary History Law and Employer Compliance

On May 4, 2017, Mayor Bill DiBlasio signed a bill amending the New York City Human Rights Law to prohibit New York City employers from inquiring into a prospective employee’s salary history during the hiring process or relying on the salary history of an applicant in determining salary, benefits or other compensation for such applicant […]

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Upcoming Events

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The 2018 Infrastructure Debate – Roles, Responsibilities and Opportunity

Frank M. Rapoport, a partner in the firm’s New York office, will participate in a panel discussion at the The AIAI 2018 Infrastructure Debate – Roles, Responsibilities and Opportunity meeting on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 8:00am – 11:00am at The New York Hilton Midtown, Concourse A, New York, New York. Industry leaders will delve […]

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Threading the Needle: Best Practices for Protecting the Franchiser’s Brand While Mitigating Risk From EPL Claims

Kevin J. O’Connor, Partner in Peckar & Abramson’s New Jersey office, will participate in a panel discussion at the 2018 CLM & Business Insurance Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality Conference entitled, “Threading the Needle: Best Practices for Protecting the Franchiser’s Brand While Mitigating Risk From EPL Claims.” This session will address the delicate balancing act that […]

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Peckar & Abramson’s Austin Office Hosts Rising Star Program – Document Control

Peckar & Abramson’s Austin office will be hosting its Rising Star Educational program on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at The Fareground, 111 Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas. The program titled “Document Control” will address document control on construction projects, which is critical to success and risk mitigation. The conference will also address the legal issues surrounding […]

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Why Peckar & Abramson?
Peckar & Abramson has a long standing commitment to providing the highest level of service to its clients. It is our policy to attract and retain the highest quality associates and we therefore offer competitive compensation and benefits, as well as a professional and amiable work environment. Our commitment to the professional development of our associates includes early opportunities for "hands on" experience in significant matters, client interaction, high level mentoring, formal training and participation in strategic case-management in a small team structure. The Firm’s expectations for associate productivity are reasonable and respectful of the associate’s personal life. We are always looking for strong talent to join the firm. If you are interested in pursuing career opportunities with us, please send an email with your résumé to recruitment, at recruiting@pecklaw.com.