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Chairman: Steven M Charney
Vice-Chairman: Stephen H Reisman
Number of partners: 62
Number of other lawyers: 58
Languages: English, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Peckar & Abramson has been serving the construction industry for more than 40 years. It has achieved national recognition for its successes in the representation of members of the construction industry, both domestically and internationally. The firm combines its unique problem-solving expertise and litigation/arbitration experience with substantial experience counseling clients in the management of transactional risks inherent in its contracts and the industry.

Main Areas of Practice:

Construction/Construction Litigation:

Represents clients in a wide range of construction projects in the public and private sectors with a focus on general contractors and construction managers. The firm has extensive experience on a wide range of projects, including: airports, government buildings, highways, bridges, power generation facilities, railways, tunnels, pipelines, schools, hospitals, sports arenas, manufacturing facilities, hotels and other hospitality-industry projects, residential communities, etc.
Key Clients: National and international general contractors, construction managers and other members of the construction industry.
Contact: Steven M Charney
Tel: 212 382 0909
Email: [email protected]

Represents both public and privately held companies in all matters of corporate law including mergers, acquisitions, public offerings, private placements, venture capital, securities regulation, formation and organization of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, joint venture agreements, licensing, corporate governance and general commercial agreements.
Contact: Stephen P Katz
Tel: 201 343 3434
Email: [email protected]

Corporate Compliance:
Provides advice on internal corporate controls, constructing and implementing compliance programs, internal investigations of potential ethics violations and representation of clients in investigations, audits and litigations, with a particular focus on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act .
Contact: Robert S Peckar
Tel: 212 382 0909
Email: [email protected]

Government Contracts:
Provides counsel to a wide variety of industries engaged in government contracting and represent them in connection with an even broader array of contracting issues and disputes, including bid protests.
Contact: Patrick J Greene, Jr (co-chair)  
Tel: 201 343 3434
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Lori Ann Lange (co-chair)
Tel: 201 293 8815
Email: [email protected]

Handles defense and oversight of EPLI/D&O claims through insurance coverage, and monitor EPLI/D&O claims on behalf of carriers.
Contact: Aaron C Schlesinger, Kevin J O’Connor
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Labor Relations:
Counsels private employers, public employers and ERISA entities in all matters of litigation and labor relations management.
Contact: Gregory R Begg
Tel: 201 343 3434
Email: [email protected]

Power & Industrials/EPC:
Represents owners, contractors, construction managers and equipment vendors and suppliers in connection with a vast range of national and international power and industrial projects.
Contact: Michael A Branca
Tel: 202 293 8815
Email: [email protected]

International dispute resolution expertise is deep and diversified, representing industries including construction, banking and sports/entertainment. The firm represents clients in formal and informal proceedings, in court and before dispute resolution boards and international arbitration forums around the world.
Contact: Gregory H Chertoff
Tel: 212 382 0909
Email: [email protected]

Public-Private Partnerships:
Regularly counsels clients on complex P3 projects, including civil infrastructure initiatives such as bridges, tunnels, highways, pipelines and railways, and social infrastructure projects.
Contact: Steven M. Charney, Paul Monte
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Real Estate:
Handles every aspect of commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, financing, construction financing, leasing and disposition of real property.
Contact: Craig D Spector
Tel: 201 343 3434
Email: [email protected]

White Collar Criminal Defense:
The firm has extensive experience on both the federal and local levels in criminal trials, the intricacies of the grand jury and other aspects of the practice of criminal law and issues that arise in the conduct of business.
Contact: Thomas J Curran
Tel: 212 382 0909
Email: [email protected]

The firm also has offices in:

New Jersey
70 Grand Avenue River Edge,
NJ 07661
Tel: 201.343.3434
Fax: 201.343.6306

30 North LaSalle Street
Suite 4126 Chicago,
IL 60602
Tel: 312.881.6300
Fax: 312.435.2482

428 13th Street
8th Floor Oakland,
CA 94612
Tel: 415.837.1968
Fax: 310.228.1076

Los Angeles
801 South Figueroa Street
Suite 950 Los Angeles,
CA 90017
Tel: 310.228.1075
Fax: 310.228.1076