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Peckar & Abramson, P.C. Grows National Construction Practice with Opening of Boston Office and Addition of Top Litigation Team

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September 13, 2021

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location in Boston, Massachusetts, and the arrival of accomplished construction and commercial litigation partners, Richard E. Briansky and Amy B. Hackett, to the firm.

“For nearly 44 years, P&A has provided industry leading legal services to construction clients across the United States and around the world. With the addition of our eleventh U.S. location, we broaden our geographic reach even further, while expanding our ability to serve clients locally and wherever their projects may take them,” said P&A Chairman, Steven M. Charney. He added, “Along with their colleagues across the firm, we will look to Richard and Amy for their leadership and collaboration as we continue to help clients meet challenges, particularly as the construction industry increases in complexity.”

New York Co-Managing Partner, Paul Monte, added, “We are very proud to welcome Richard and Amy, both well known for their solid litigation skills and commitment to client service, to P&A. Their arrival, and the opening of our Boston location, further enables us to provide a suite of fully integrated services to clients from Maine to Florida on the East Coast.”

“P&A’s reputation around the country—including in Boston—is exceptional, both in terms of legal acumen and culture,” said Briansky “The firm’s reputation preceded our arrival, and we look forward to continuing that tradition in the Northeast.”

Hackett commented, “By joining P&A, Rich and I were confident we would have the platform, bench strength, and resources that clients deserve and should expect from their lawyers and law firm. We are excited to join forces with this talented group of practitioners, and will work together to deliver on P&A’s ResultsFirstSM commitment to top-tier client service, value, and delivery of exceptional legal services.”

About Richard E. Briansky

Richard Briansky is a Partner in P&A’s Construction & Infrastructure and Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution practices. His extensive experience includes representing general contractors and other parties litigating and trying complex construction, real estate, and general commercial disputes. For many clients, Richard also serves as in-house counsel, advising GC/CMs and other businesses in order to achieve their strategic business goals. In addition, Richard’s practice extends to real estate litigation and representation of corporate clients and developers in general commercial litigation matters.

Richard is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the State of Maine, and the State of Vermont, and he is an active member of the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association, NAIOP, and the AGC of MA. He earned his B.A. from Clark University and his J.D. from Boston University School of Law.

About Amy B. Hackett

Amy Hackett is a Partner in P&A’s Construction & Infrastructure and Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution practices. Amy represents general contractors, owners, developers, and other clients in a wide range of complex construction, real estate and commercial disputes. Her experience includes representing clients in matters involving contract disputes, design and construction defect claims, payment disputes, mechanic’s liens, warranty claims, lease and build-out disputes, shareholder disputes, and unfair and deceptive trade practices. She regularly appears in state and federal courts throughout New England and has argued successfully before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and First Circuit Court of Appeals.

Amy is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and State of Maine, the U.S. District Court for the State of Massachusetts, U.S. District Court for the State of Maine, and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. She is an active member of the Boston Bar Association, the Real Estate Bar Association for MA, and the AGC of MA. Amy earned her B.A. from Connecticut College, her M.A. from University of Massachusetts, and her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law.

About Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. maintains offices in New York City, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Boston, 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.

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