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Peckar & Abramson Announces Promotions to Firm’s Partnership, Senior Counsel and Associate Ranks

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Stefan Chin and Nathan Cohen have been elevated to the firm’s partnership. P&A has also announced the elevation of three attorneys to the position of Senior Counsel: Levi Barrett (New York, NY), Ian Schlanger (River Edge, NJ), and Chris Sweeney (Washington, DC), and the promotion […]

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Stephen H. Reisman and Adam P. Handfinger Co-Author Article on Florida’s State of Repose in the Daily Business Review

Stephen H. Reisman, Vice Chairman of Peckar & Abramson and Adam P. Handfinger, Co-Managing Partner of the firm’s Miami office, co-authored a bylined article entitled “Decision Further Erodes Florida’s Statute of Repose for Latent Construction Defects” that published in the Daily Business Review on January 9, 2019. Mr. Reisman and Mr. Handfinger described how recent […]

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Alexandra E. Busch Authors Article in AGC Law in Brief Newsletter

Alexandra E. Busch, Associate in the firm’s Washington, DC office, authored an article in the November/December 2018 edition of the AGC Law in Brief Newsletter entitled “Contractors Beware: Completing Work Directed Only by a Contracting Officer’s Rep is at Your Own Risk”. The article explains the difference between apparent and actual authority and whether the […]

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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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Eleventh Circuit Reverses Attorneys’ Fee Award to Performance Bond Sureties in Dispute with Contractor arising from Claim against Subcontractor Performance Bond

On October 26, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (the “Eleventh Circuit”) issued a decision which reversed an award of prevailing party attorneys’ fees to performance bond sureties in their dispute with a contractor arising from the contractor’s claim against a subcontractor’s performance bond. Had the lower court’s decision been […]

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AB 3018: Amendments to the Skilled and Trained Workforce Requirements on California Public Projects

What California Contractors Need To Know About AB 3018 California contractors used to face limited consequences for non-compliance with the state’s skilled and trained workforce requirements on public works projects. A sea-change to the statutory landscape went into effect on January 1, 2019 as a result of Assembly Bill No. 3018 (“AB 3018”).1 The Code […]

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The Golden State Commits to Going Green – Why Contractors Will be in High Demand to Build the State’s Infrastructure

On September 10, 2018 California’s Governor took an ambitious stance on environmental policy and signed Senate Bill 100 (“SB100”). The bill accelerates several Renewables Portfolio Standards (“RPS”) deadlines previously established by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. The bill’s most notable effect—it requires that 100 percent of California’s electricity come from renewable and zero-carbon sources by 2045. […]

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Upcoming Events

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Wow!! Why Didn’t I Think of That?

Alex R. Baghdassarian, Partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office, will participate in a panel discussion at the Los Angeles County Bar Association Real Property Section/Construction Law Subsection meeting on January 22, 2019 at the Los Angeles Bar Association offices in Los Angeles, California. The diverse panel of experienced attorneys and experts will discuss the […]

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Mechanic’s Lien Law in the DMV

Olesya Sidorkina, Associate and Christopher Sweeney, Senior Counsel, both in the firm’s Washington, DC office, will speak at the Washington Building Congress (WBC) Mechanic’s Lien Law Seminar on February 22, 2019 at the WBC Conference Room. The program will cover tips and strategies to maximize potential benefit of mechanic’s liens, both for GCs and subs/suppliers. […]

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Success in International Construction Disputes: Life Cycle Strategies

Jerry P. Brodsky (Partner – Miami office), Karla Pascarella (Partner – Austin office) and Gregory H. Chertoff (Partner – New York Office) will participate in a panel discussion at the Costa Rican chapter of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) 10th CAI Costa Rica 2019, February 24 -27, 2019 at the Hotel Real InterContinental in […]

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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.