Chambers & Partners USA Names Peckar & Abramson, P.C. As Exclusive Band 1 Construction Law Firm In The Nation


Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that the ?rm has been recognized by Chambers & Partners USA in the category of Construction Law at the coveted Band 1 level, both Nationwide and in New York, as it has been for the past for14 consecutive years. In 2017, P&A was honored for the first time as the singular firm to occupy that level, both Nationwide and in New York.

Recognized as one of the nation's leading construction law firms, Peckar & Abramson has served the construction industry for nearly 40 years. The firm has achieved national recognition for its successes in representing members of the construction industry, both domestically and internationally, as demonstrated by its Chambers USA ranking.P&A representsmany of the industry's most successful general contractors and construction professionals, and serves as counselto multiple industry organizations. "The firm's steadfast commitment toexemplary client service,and to exceeding our clients' expectations,drives everything we do," said P&A Chairman, Steven M. Charney. "We are grateful to our clients for their unwavering support and to our lawyers for their commitment anddedication to these principles."

Chambers USA hailed Peckar & Abramson's expertise and widespread influence in the construction industry, citing the firm'sknowledge and experience in all manner of construction law issues, both in the U.S. and internationally—particularlylitigation and dispute resolution matters. The firm's extensivenational capabilities were highlighted,and its New York, Washington, D.C., Florida, Texas and California offices were recognized in the following Bands:

Construction Law: Nationwide (Band 1)

Construction Law: California (Band 4)

Construction Law: District of Columbia (Band 1)

Construction Law: Florida (Band 1)

Construction Law: New York (Band 1)

Construction Law: Texas (Band 2)

Chambers USA recognized numerous Peckar & Abramson attorneys as some of the leading construction lawyers in the USA:

Construction – New York

Steven M. Charney - "He's got a very creative mind and he can look at the big picture on complex matters."

Gregory H. Chertoff - "He synthesizes the complex legal items so that we can make business decisions."

Bruce Meller - "… one of the fiercest litigators in New York" and"a pleasure to work with."

Paul Monte - "He provides strong, value-based construction law advice."

Robert S. Peckar – "…a pillar of the industry." Clients are impressed with his "thoughtful guidance" and his "sage advice."

Howard M. Rosen - "He has been very helpful, and provides good advice and timely follow-up."

Construction – Washington, D.C.

Adrian L. Bastianelli, III–a "legendary construction lawyer."

Michael A. Branca- Clients praise his "pragmatic advice."

Stephen M. Seeger - "His knowledge of construction law is vast and his presence in a courtroom is impressive."

Construction – Florida

Jerry P. Brodsky, Miami - "a very, very good job of representing his clients' positions."

Melinda Gentile, Miami - "a terrific lawyer: she's very bright, very personable, very friendly and always, always well prepared."

Stephen H. Reisman, Miami- "his knowledge and understanding of how the construction industry works is very strong, as is his pragmatic approach to business issues."

Gary M. Stein, Miami- "an excellent lawyer."

Construction – Texas

George Baldwin, Austin - recommended for his "expertise in financing and scheduling issues relating to construction projects."

Jeffrey Ford, Dallas-"very good judgment and ability to evaluate risk and opportunity,"as well as noting his"great command of the law and the business side of the construction industry."

About Chambers & Partners

The U.K. based international publisher Chambers & Partners based its report on in-depth interviews with 7,000 leading private practice attorneys and key in-house counsel. A team of 40 full-time researchers conducted the survey over an eight-month period, with law firms and attorneys chosen strictly on merit alone.

About Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. maintains offices in New York City, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Miami, Chicago, Oakland, Los Angeles, Austin, Houston, Dallas and Pennsylvania, and has affiliations with global firms in Latin America (through its founding membership in CONSTRULEGAL), London, China and India. In addition to its core construction practice, the firm has affiliated practice groups who counsel contractors on labor and employment matters, corporate and regulatory compliance issues including D/M/WBE compliance and general corporate and real estate matters. The firm’s website can be found at

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