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37 Attorneys with National Construction Law Firm Peckar & Abramson, P.C. Named 2020 Best Lawyers in America®

National construction law firm Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that 37 of the firm’s attorneys, based in its New York, New Jersey, California, Florida, Texas and Washington, D.C. offices, have been named 2020 Best Lawyers in America®. “We are extremely proud of the expanding number of Peckar & Abramson attorneys that […]

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National Construction Law Firm Peckar & Abramson, PC Launches Cyber Security & Data Privacy Practice

New York, NY – June 20, 2019 – Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce the launch of its Cyber Security & Data Privacy Practice, led by New York-based partner, Richard R. Volack. “P&A has long recognized the unique set of cyber security threats faced by participants in the construction industry and across […]

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Peckar & Abramson Named Top Construction Law Firm by Construction Executive Magazine

National construction law firm Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as the top Construction Law Firm in the United States by Construction Executive (CE) magazine. In its first ever ranking of construction law firms, CE described its process.“For this inaugural ranking, CE reached out to hundreds of […]

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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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Criminalization of Site Safety

Thomas J. Curran, Partner and Chair of Peckar & Abramson’s White Collar and Regulatory Enforcement Practice Group, will present at the AGC-NYS’s NYC Safety Committee Meeting. His presentation is titled “Criminalization of Site Safety.” Mr. Curran will detail the makeup of the federal, state and local enforcement agencies, how they approach accidents on construction sites […]

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IABSE Workshop: Legal Aspects Related to Forensic Engineering

Peckar & Abramson Chairman Steven M. Charney will speak at the Forensic Engineering Workshop held by the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE) in New York, NY on September 3, 2019 in advance of the 2019 IABSE Congress. Titled, “Structural Failures – Investigations, Causes, Lessons Learned and Used to Mitigate Failures” the workshop […]

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Presenting and Proving Delay and Disruption Claims

Michael A. Branca, Co-managing Partner of Peckar & Abramson’s Washington, D.C. office will speak on a panel at the 4th Annual Federal Government Contracting Seminar 2019: Government Contracts Trial Practice Tune-Up held by Virginia CLE. His panel, titled “Presenting and Proving Delay and Disruption Claims” will be held at 12:20pm. The presentation will review requirements 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.