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Peckar & Abramson, P.C. Receives Honors from South Florida Legal Guide

Published Date:

January 7, 2020

National construction law firm Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that the 2020 South Florida Legal Guide has named P&A a Top Law Firm in South Florida and has honored P&A Vice Chairman, Stephen H. Reisman, as a Top Lawyer, and Partner Warren E. Friedman, and Senior Associate Freddy X. Muñoz, as Up & Comers.

“Being named a Top Law Firm in South Florida is a great achievement and a direct reflection of our dedicated and talented attorneys and staff,” said Adam P. Handfinger, Co-Managing partner of P&A’s Miami Office.

Gary M. Stein, Co-Managing partner of P&A’s Miami office, added “Steve, Warren, and Freddy are deeply committed to delivering top-quality legal work while keeping the client’s best interests first.”

About South Florida Legal Guide

The South Florida Legal Guide is an annual publication which states that it lists “the top lawyers and law firms in South Florida, in both private and governmental practice. Selections to the top listings are based entirely on peer nominations. Nominations are then reviewed by the editorial department and an attorney’s standing with the Florida Bar, accomplishments, and other factors that may attest to his or her credentials are taken into consideration. “

About the Honorees

Stephen Reisman is Florida Board Certified in Construction Law and represents general contractors, construction managers, and other industry professionals in construction litigation, arbitration, and mediation, as well as in the negotiation and preparation of construction contracts. He is ranked by Chambers USA in its prestigious Band 1 category and in the Legal 500: United States. In addition, Steve is a Best Lawyer in America® and a Florida Super Lawyer® in the field of construction law. He holds a J.D. from University of Miami School of Law and a B.A. from Emory University.

Warren Friedman is a construction, real estate development and business lawyer, and has worked on some of the most significant development and construction projects in Florida. His  clients include contractors, construction managers, owners, developers, and private equity investors.  Warren is Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar and has extensive experience with licensure issues, surety relations, negotiating and drafting various contract documents, regulatory compliance, and counseling clients through project administration. He is active in the construction industry and is a frequent author and speaker on current industry related issues and trends.  Warren is a Florida Super Lawyer® Rising Star in the field of construction law and holds a J.D. from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center and a B.A. from Emory University.

Freddy Muñoz’s practice primarily includes the representation of contractors, developers, and other construction professionals in litigation disputes stemming from contract, design, delay, defect, and insurance related matters, as well as creditors and business owners in commercial disputes. He holds a J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Central Florida, and a CPA designation.

About Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

P&A’s Miami construction law practice is highly regarded by clients and peers for its representation of regional, national and international general contractors and construction managers in connection with high profile projects across Florida, throughout the U.S. and in Latin America and other international locations. In addition to its top-tier proficiency in mediation, arbitration and litigation, the firm’s Miami-based team is also known for handling construction transactions, public-private partnership projects, and providing regulatory counseling.

Lawyers with the firm’s Miami office have represented clients on matters involving many of the major Florida construction and infrastructure projects, including museums, airports, performing arts centers and other large facilities, light rail and highway projects, and the corporate global headquarters of leading companies based in the state. They also played a pivotal role in designing and implementing the disputes review board program for the non-permanent structures for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. maintains offices in New York City, New Jersey, 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), London, Paris, China and India. In addition to its core construction practice, the firm has affiliated practice groups who counsel contractors and other businesses on labor and employment matters, corporate and regulatory compliance issues including D/M/WBE compliance, and general corporate and real estate matters. The firm’s website can be found at www.pecklaw.com.

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