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Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP

Construction

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What the team is known for

Has notable experience counseling clients through the duration of construction projects, assisting with all legal needs. Offers expertise in contract drafting and negotiating as well as in litigation of unresolved claims.

Strengths

A client says: "They are helpful in navigating difficult or unreasonable counterparties."

A market source notes: "It understands our perspective and needs as a developer."

Work highlights

Serves as general counsel to Estate Four, the developer in a project for the conversion of The New York Dock Building in Red Hook, Brooklyn into 70 luxury condominiums. The firm handled the drafting and negotiation of the construction management agreement and other documents.

Notable practitioners

James Lotito represents contractors, owners and developers in dispute resolution and contractual matters.
"He is a fantastic attorney; he is always available and deeply invested in supporting our organization." "He is incredibly knowledgeable about construction law."

Michael Glanzman is an up-and-coming attorney who assists clients across the full spectrum of transactional and contentious construction matters.
"Michael is a very skillful and talented litigator." "He is extremely knowledgeable about the construction and development industry in New York and provides us with sound legal advice that coincides with our business goals."

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Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP

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1301 Avenue of the Americas

21st Floor

New York

New York

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NY 10019

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

New York

Construction


James Lotito
Band 3
Michael Glanzman
Up and Coming