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Peckar & Abramson Partner Paul Monte Selected to Top 100 New York Metro Super Lawyers List

Published Date:

December 21, 2020

National construction law firm Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Paul Monte was named to the 2020 Super Lawyers list of Top 100 New York Metro attorneys, making Paul only one of two construction attorneys on the prestigious list. He was also named to the list last year.

“It’s a pleasure to once again see Paul selected to the Top 100 New York Metro Super Lawyers List,” commented Steven M. Charney, Firm Chairman. “I’ve worked with Paul for decades and his selection to the list for a second year in a row is a testament to his extraordinary legal skills and knowledge, as well as his dedication to the firm, its clients and the construction industry.”

Peckar & Abramson previously announced that 21 attorneys were selected to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, joining an additional 24 attorneys who were named to the 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising stars lists in the firm’s other locations – California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, Texas, and Washington, DC.

About Paul Monte

Paul Monte is Co-Managing Partner of Peckar & Abramson’s New York City office and serves on the firm’s Executive Committee. He has practiced construction, public contract and infrastructure law for more than 30 years. Paul has extensive jury and non-jury trial, arbitration, and appeals experience, successfully prosecuting and defending complex commercial disputes on behalf of contractors. He also has significant transactional and project support experience on cutting-edge infrastructure projects, including design-build and public-private partnership (P3) projects.

Paul represents international, national and local contractors on large and small public and private projects, including bridges, tunnels, highways, process and power plants, airports, utilities, railroads, and high-rise and institutional buildings. As lead counsel, he has prosecuted and defended numerous delay and extra work claims, wrongful termination claims, and multi-district litigation involving construction and material defects.

About Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers states that its process involves selection of attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process combining peer nominations and evaluations with independent research and that each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, and selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. According to Super Lawyers, their objective is to create a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. Regarding its Rising Stars category, Super Lawyers states that to be eligible for inclusion in the Rising Stars rating, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.

About Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

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 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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