Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce the addition of Adam P. Handfinger, co-managing partner of the firm’s Miami office, and Matthew S.C. Moore, managing partner of Peckar & Abramson’s Texas offices, to the firm’s Executive Committee.
As has been P&A’s practice, before formally joining the Executive Committee, Adam and Matt sat in with the committee for a year to help ensure a smooth transition. Firm Chair Steven M. Charney commented, “Both Adam and Matt have demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities, and now as members of the Executive Committee, will continue their efforts as vital assets to the strategic vision of our firm.”
Adam and Matt succeed Adrian Bastianelli, Jeffrey Ford, and Charles Kenny. The firm extends its deepest thanks and appreciation for their years of commitment to the Executive Committee. Charney added, “For several years, Adrian, Jeff, and Charlie have helped steward our firm to increasing levels of growth and capability, bringing rich wisdom and insight while representing the attributes of fairness and selflessness that have been hallmarks of our firm.”
As P&A enters into 2023, the composition of the firm’s Executive Committee is as follows:
About Adam P. Handfinger
Adam focuses his practice on construction law and commercial litigation matters, representing construction professionals in issues relating to contract negotiation, project management, subcontractor performance issues and claims, payment, construction defects, bond and insurance claims, the project closeout process, and the litigation of related disputes. He also advises clients through all stages of construction projects, often helping clients resolve problems in real-time to avoid disputes and achieve successful project outcomes.
Adam has been ranked by Chambers for multiple years in a row and was named a “Next Generation Partner” by The Legal 500. He is also recognized by Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers and was named the 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for Construction Law in Miami by Best Lawyers. Adam has published over 70 articles regarding construction law and is a frequent lecturer on construction-related topics and is also an adjunct professor at the Terry W. Stiles School of Real Estate Development at the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University, teaching a course on construction management. He earned his B.S. from The University of Florida, his J.D. from Emory University School of Law, and his M.B.A. from Emory University Goizueta School of Business.
About Matthew S.C. Moore
Matt represents general contractors, construction managers, EPCs, sureties, owners, developers, and subcontractors in all phases of construction. His regular practice covers a wide variety of construction-related issues, including breach of contract and warranty, delay, lost productivity, contract termination, mechanic’s liens, contractual and statutory indemnity, payment and performance bonds, fraud, extra work, construction defects, differing site conditions, bid protests, and bid mistakes, in both the public and private sectors. He also regularly reviews, drafts and negotiates construction contracts and assists as project counsel from the bid phase through project closeout.
Matt is recognized as a leading construction lawyer in Texas by Chambers USA and is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. He is also recognized by Texas Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, and The Legal 500. Matt is among the first attorneys in Texas to become Board Certified in Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Matt earned his B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin and his J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law.
ABOUT PECKAR & ABRAMSON, P.C.
Peckar & Abramson, P.C. maintains offices in New York City, New Jersey, Boston, Washington D.C., Miami, Chicago, Oakland, Los Angeles, Austin, Houston and Dallas, and has affiliations with global firms in Latin America (through its founding membership in CONSTRULEGAL) and across Europe (through its founding membership in Leading Construction Lawyers International Alliance). In addition to its core construction practice, the firm has affiliated practice groups who counsel contractors on labor and employment matters, corporate and regulatory compliance issues including D/M/WBE compliance and general corporate and real estate matters.