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New York Office Co-Managing Partner Paul Monte Ranked In Top 100 of All New York Metro Area Attorneys

NEW YORK, NY – November 19, 2019 – National construction law firm Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that New York office Co-Managing Partner and Executive Committee member, Paul Monte, was named to Super Lawyers list of Top 100 New York Metro attorneys, making Monte the only Construction attorney on this prestigious […]

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Doing Business in Civil Law Countries – What to Know to Avoid Major Pitfalls and Key Areas of Concern During the Negotiation Process

Globalization of the construction industry is a reality and one that may afford many U.S. contractors significant profit opportunities abroad. Emerging countries often lack the financial resources required to support needed infrastructure projects. As a result, they rely on export credit agencies, the World Bank, or foreign investors who insist upon reputable construction contractors. U.S. […]

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Peckar & Abramson, PC Continues Growth of Texas Construction & Infrastructure Practice with the Arrival of Three Attorneys

HOUSTON, TX. – October 17, 2019 – The Texas offices of national construction law firm Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) continue the expansion of the firm’s capabilities with the arrival of three highly talented litigation and corporate attorneys, Partner Timothy A. Rothberg, Senior Counsel Jonathan Scott Miles and Associate Ian Fullington. P&A Chairman, Steven M. […]

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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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Ahead of the Storm: Preparing for Dorian

While Hurricane Dorian churns in the Atlantic with its sights currently set on the east coast of Florida, storm preparations should be well underway. As you are busy organizing efforts to secure your job sites, we at Peckar & Abramson offer some quick reminders that may prove helpful: • Review your contracts, particularly the force […]

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Employers Beware: NJ Adopts Comprehensive Wage Theft Law

Employers in New York have, for years, dealt with a comprehensive wage theft law.  Across the Hudson, New Jersey has now adopted what looks to be the most comprehensive wage theft law in the entire country.  Employers are well advised to act quickly to ensure their pay practices are defensible to eliminate or reduce risk.  […]

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MTA’S New Debarment Powers Pose an Existential Risk

The normal project and contractual risks faced by contractors, consultants and suppliers to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority are considerable. A new law and regulations mandating that the MTA debar contractors, consultants and suppliers for unexcused schedule and cost overruns creates a new and unfair existential risk. The new law, Public Authorities Law Section 1279-h, slipped […]

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Upcoming Events

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Construction SuperConference Luncheon Panel Keynote: Technology and the Future of Project Delivery – New and Emerging Technologies that will Shape the Construction Industry of the Future

“Disruptive” technologies are transforming the way we build and will have a lasting impact on global infrastructure development for the near and distant future. BIM, drones, robotics, autonomous vehicles, modular, 3D printing, virtual reality, wearables, and artificial intelligence are just some of the technologies creating largescale change in an industry historically known as “slow to […]

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Workplace Discrimination: NJBIZ Panel Discussion

Kevin J. O’Connor, Partner in Peckar & Abramson’s New Jersey office and Co-Chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment practice, will participate in a panel discussion at the Workplace Discrimination: NJBIZ Panel Discussion. Mr. O’Connor’s panel will take place on Tuesday, October 29 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am at the DoubleTree by Hilton Somerset […]

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The Ethical Considerations of Representing International Contractors in a Corrupt World

In the last decade there has been a significant emphasis on the global fight against corruption, especially bribery of government officials. This fight has been led by the United Nations, other international organizations, the governments of the United States and some European countries and has resulted in many countries (where corruption is rampant) also enacting […]

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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.