Address: 70 Grand Avenue, river-edge, NJ, 07661-1935
Law Firm: Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation
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|Description||Gregory H. Chertoff is co-managing partner of Peckar & Abramson’s New York office. He specializes in construction law, regularly counseling general contractors, construction managers, engineering procurement and construction (EPC) contractors and owners on contract negotiations, risk management and disputes.BioGreg’s practice emphasizes resolving complex construction disputes through negotiation, mediation, and, when necessary, arbitration and litigation, on projects in New York, nationwide and internationally. He frequently addresses claims involving breach of contract, construction and design defects, liens, delays and impacts, bonds and insurance issues (including among others, general liability, builder’s risk, professional liability and subcontractor default insurance), and represents many of the nation’s largest contractors in building and power plant construction projects. He has litigated power plant cases in federal court and was engaged by an EPC contractor to act as project counsel on a 350 mw power plant located in Long Island, New York.A substantial portion of Greg’s practice is devoted to troubleshooting difficult projects for clients before they devolve into full-blown disputes, seeking business solutions to his clients’ business problems. When necessary, however, he brings to bear extensive experience in representing clients before the courts of numerous states (often being admitted pro hac vice), federal courts, mediators, arbitration panels and appellate courts.He is formerly the secretary of the Construction Law Committee of the New York Bar Association and lectures on the New York Mechanic’s Lien Law and construction risk management to lawyers and construction industry professionals. In light of his accomplishments, Greg has been recognized by Chambers USA in Construction Law, New York Super Lawyers-Metro in Construction Litigation and among the Best Lawyers.Greg is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the State of New Jersey and the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, as well as the District of New Jersey. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and his law degree from Hofstra University School of Law.Awards and RecognitionsTurner Construction Company, Lawyer of the Year, 2010Chambers USA, Construction Law, 2020ALM & Martindale-Hubbell New York Top-Rated Lawyers, 2019 New York-Metro Super Lawyers, Construction Litigation, 2009-2019Best Lawyers, 2012-2021News and Events Managing Subcontractor Default Risks During COVID-19: Part 4 COVID-19 Construction Update: Claims and Related Coverage Issues (Presentation Slides and Recording) COVID-19 Construction Update: Claims and Related Coverage Issues Managing Subcontractor Default Risks During COVID-19: Part 2 (Presentation Slides and Recording) Publications & Presentations MTA Implements Revised Contractors Debarment Regulations, P&A Client Alert, June 2020 Reducing ESI Costs: Strategic Advice For Construction Litigation, co-authored with Richard R. Volack, CFMA Building Profits, September & October 2013|
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