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Scott G. Kearns

Updated: August 16th, 2021 | New York City | Lawyer List S | Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation |

Address: 1325 Avenue of the Americas, 10th Floor, new-york, NY, 10019
Law Firm: Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation
Phone: 201-343-3434
Fax: 212-382-3456
Website: http://www.pecklaw.com

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DescriptionMr. Kearns is a Partner in the Construction Law Practice at Peckar & Abramson. He provides representation and counseling to general contractors, owners, construction managers, subcontractors, suppliers, architects, and other construction professionals in connection with a broad range of construction issues, including, but not limited to construction defect claims, construction liens and mechanics’ liens, payment and performance bond claims, professional malpractice claims, contract claims, Prompt Payment Act claims, delay and impacts claims, Consumer Fraud Act claims and more.BioMr. Kearns also represents clients in connection with the firm’s commercial litigation, employment, and criminal defense practices.Mr. Kearns is experienced in phases of litigation from inception through trial, and has numerous trials to his credit. While versed in trial practice, his objective is to provide the most cost-effective representation possible, making use of alternative dispute resolution and early settlement, where possible.Publications & PresentationsFederal Appeals Court Rules That Lien Claims Filed After A Contractor Files For Bankruptcy Violate Automatic Stay, ConsensusDocs, February 2018A Guide To Construction Liens In New Jersey, Law360, January 2018American Arbitration Association Issues New Alternative Rules For Arbitrating Construction Disputes On A More Expedited Basis, P&A Newsletter, Winter 2015Construction Lien Law: Supplier’s Duty to Allocate Funds Received New Jersey Building Contractor, Volume 1, 2013The Appellate Division’s Controversial Interpretation of a Supplier’s Duty to Allocate Payment Under Craft Mann Report, November, 2013New Jersey Court Clarifies A Supplier’s Duty to Allocate Payments to Secure Lien Rights Peckar & Abramson Newsletter, Spring 2013Fee Shifting in Construction Disputes: A Movement Building, New Jersey Law Journal, June 2012LexisNexis Practice Advisor Forms and Drafting Notes for Construction Lien Claim, Notice of Unpaid Balance and Right to File Lien, Amendment to Construction Lien Claim, Affidavit of Payment to Discharge Lien Claim, Certificate of Discharge of Lien Claim, Demand For Arbitration, Demand For Verified List, and Letter Demanding That Lien Claimant Commence Action To Enforce LienConstruction Lien Checklist (NJ), LexisNexis Workflow ChecklistHome Office Overhead: Attempting to Absorb Unabsorbed Costs, New Jersey Bar Associations, Construction Law Section (Speaker)News and EventsScott G. Kearns Authors Article in AGC ConsensusDocs NewsletterNew Jersey Partners Co-Author Article in Law360Charles Kenny and Scott Kearns Speak At NJ State Bar AssociationPeckar & Abramson recognized by The Legal 500 as Top Tier Firm in Construction&#8221.

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