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Curtis W. Martin Named 2018 Ride Marshal of the Year for the BP MS 150 Bicycle Ride From Houston to Austin

Curtis W. Martin, Co-Managing Partner of the firm’s Texas offices, has been named 2018 Ride Marshal of the Year for the annual BP MS 150. The annual 150-mile bicycle ride from Houston to Austin, Texas took place on April 28-29, 2018. The ride has become the largest event of its kind in North America. Teaching, […]

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Crystal V. Venning Joins Peckar & Abramson’s New York Office

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Commercial and Real Estate Litigation attorney Crystal V. Venning has joined the firm’s New York office as an Associate. Venning’s expertise includes construction litigation in addition to drafting, reviewing and negotiating complex technology business contracts. She was previously Assistant Counsel II for the Office of […]

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Sadiq Tony Ali Joins Peckar & Abramson’s Houston Office

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Sadiq Tony Ali has joined the firm’s Houston office as an Associate. Mr. Ali focuses his practice on construction litigation. He is knowledgeable regarding real estate development, construction defect litigation and the Texas Construction Trust Fund Act. Admitted in Texas, he was previously an Associate […]

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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 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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UPDATE: New York State’s Sexual Harassment Laws and Compliance Deadlines

Effective October 9, 2018, employers in New York were required to adopt a compliant sexual harassment policy (or the State’s model policy which is available on the State’s website . However, the State has provided additional time for the training requirement to be met. All employees must complete the model training (available on the State’s […]

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New York State and City Pass Historic Requirements for Sexual Harassment Training and Policies: What Employers Need to Know to Comply

New York State and New York City recently passed historic legislation requiring most private employers in New York to conduct annual sexual harassment training for all employees, effective October 9, 2018 (under State law) and April 1, 2019 (under City law). The legislation also includes expansion of existing protections against sexual harassment and additional requirements […]

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Upcoming Events

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Compliance in the Construction Sector

Robert S. Peckar, Founding Partner of Peckar & Abramson, will be the Keynote Speaker at the Construction Law Society’s upcoming event entitled “CIDEC 2018.” Mr. Peckar will speak during a session titled “Compliance in the Construction Sector.” Mr. Peckar’s session will take place on Friday, November 23, 2018 from 3:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. The […]

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Resolving Construction Disputes Through Mediation: A Comprehensive Guide

Gary M. Stein, Co-Managing Partner in the firm’s Miami office, will speak at The Knowledge Group Live Webcast on December 6, 2018 from 12noon to 2:00pm. The webcast titled “Resolving Construction Disputes Through Mediation: A Comprehensive Guide” will bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of resolving construction disputes through mediation. Mr. Stein […]

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Managing Construction Risk Through Insurance

Levi W. Barrett, Senior Associate in the firm’s New York office, will speak at the AGC New York State 32nd Annual Construction Industry Conference, December 4 – 6, 2018 at the Saratoga Hilton and Saratoga City Center in Saratoga Springs, NY. Mr. Barrett’s presentation titled, “Managing Construction Risk Through Insurance” will focus on the ways […]

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Careers

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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.