A Few Words on New Jersey Construction Law
Few construction attorneys have Brad’s experience on both sides of the fence. Brad spent several years as in-house counsel for a general contracting company as well as having been a lead construction attorney for a major NJ law firm.
Knowledge gained working both sides of the fence gives him a creative perspective few construction attorneys possess. He has represented building contractors, construction managers, developers, architects, material suppliers, and public and private owners, including NJ school districts and municipalities. The firm has also defended contractors through their commercial liability insurance carriers, including Travelers, Zurich and AIG.
He has been a lead speaker at numerous industry trade groups and various public entity associations and construction conventions, including the Annual New Jersey School Boards Association meeting. He has delivered presentations on topics that include the Keys to a Successful School Project, The Ins-and-Outs of Change Orders in New Jersey, and New Jersey Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations.
Knowledgeable in all phases of construction law, including:
- Negotiating and drafting contracts for construction and design services
- Dispute avoidance and resolution
- Construction quality problems
- Surety bond claims
- Construction and Municipal Mechanic’s Liens
- Architect and engineer liability claims
- Design and defective work claims
- Public bid protest (representing both contractors and public owners)
- Department of Labor and prevailing wage compliance
- Overruns and change order situations
- Claims arising out of project delays and inefficiencies
- Differing site condition issues