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Peckar & Abramson, P.C. Partners Named Fellows of Construction Lawyers Society of America

Partners Paul G. Monte and Neal I. Sklar, of Peckar and Abramson, P.C.(P&A), have been selected as Fellows of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA). The CLSA describes itself as is an invitation-only international honorary association composed of preeminent lawyers specializing in construction law and related fields. Paul Monte is Co-Managing Partner of P&A’s […]

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Peckar & Abramson Partner Stephen M. Seeger Named Top 100 Construction Lawyers in Washington, DC

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers named Washington, DC office Co-Managing Partner Stephen M. Seeger one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Washington, DC. Steve Seeger is a highly experienced litigator and trial lawyer who handles dispute resolution matters across the globe. Sought after for construction related disputes, Mr. […]

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Joseph Frost, Jennifer Harris and Joshua Morehouse Join Washington, D.C. Office of National Construction Law Firm Peckar & Abramson as Associates

National construction law firm Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce the arrival of three construction litigation attorneys. The firm welcomes Joseph N. Frost, Jennifer Harris and Joshua Morehouse as Associates in the firm’s growing Washington, DC practice. Joseph Frost focuses his practice on commercial and construction litigation and dispute resolution. He is […]

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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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Effective October 1, 2019, Florida General Contractors Have a Statutory Right to Recovery of Attorney Fees Against a Defaulted Subcontractor’s Surety

Florida contractors will soon have a level playing field, at least related to the right to recovery of attorney fees in certain circumstances. Effective October 1, 2019, the Florida statute by which legal fees may be recovered from insurers and sureties was amended to expressly afford that right to contractors. Florida’s Insurance statute, Chapter 627, […]

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N.Y. COURT OF APPEALS SUSTAINS 13-HOUR RULE FOR PAYMENT OF 24-HOUR HOME CARE WORKERS

New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, has issued its much-awaited decision as a result of the appeals from the rulings in Andryeyeva v. New York Health Care, Inc. and Moreno v. Future Care Health Servs., Inc.  The Court’s ruling essentially approves paying “live-in” health care aides per diem rate based on 13 hours […]

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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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Upcoming Events

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Construction Tech Happy Hour

Gregory H. Chertoff, Co-Managing Partner in Peckar & Abramson’s NY office, will speak on a panel entitled “Construction Tech Happy Hour.” The panel will discuss how wearable technology is improving jobsite safety and reducing costs for real estate developers and contractors, and how technology is affecting risk management and claims in the industry generally. The […]

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HalfMoon Education – Construction Law Seminar

Denis G. Ducran, Senior Counsel in Peckar & Abramson’s Houston office, will present at HalfMoon Education’s upcoming Construction Law seminar. His presentation is titled “Making Changes and Resolving Disputes During the Construction Process.” Mr. Ducran will discuss how to make changes to the contract and contracted work and solving problems during the construction process. Mr. […]

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Engineering News Record (ENR) 2019 FutureTech Conference

Richard R. Volack, Partner in Peckar & Abramson’s New York office and Chair of Peckar & Abramson’s Data Privacy and Cyber Security Practice, will participate in a panel discussion at the Engineering News-Record (ENR) 2019 FutureTech Conference. His panel is titled “The Future of Construction Cyber Security in the Age of the Cloud, IoT and […]

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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.