Ira has more than 35 years of experience in all aspects of construction law with an emphasis on all forms of dispute resolution and contract negotiation. Primarily representing owners - both public and private, contractors, subcontractors, sureties and school districts - he has tried numerous complex construction disputes in jury and bench trials in state and federal courts and before arbitration panels. Also has participated in many mediations and has successfully represented clients with construction contract award issues before various city agencies. Additionally, has an active transactional practice and is regularly called upon by owners and contractors to draft construction contracts and agreements.
Co-chair, Construction Law Committee, Westchester County Bar Association; Member and Arbitrator, Construction Industry Division, American Arbitration Association.
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1979; B.A., magna cum laude, Lehigh University, 1976, Phi Beta Kappa.