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Cole Schotz provides comprehensive construction related services for every phase of construction projects, both public and private, throughout the country. Our group is comprised of attorneys with transactional, litigation, environmental and regulatory expertise. They are experienced in the preparation and negotiation of complex construction contracts, advising on requisite insurance coverage, surety and bonding needs, labor laws and union participation, company formation and ownership agreements, zoning, land use and development approvals and providing counseling on contract administration, lien claims, risk management, environmental and OSHA compliance. Our clients come from across the construction industry spectrum and include developers, general contractors, subcontractors, construction managers, trade contractors, contracting agencies, utility contractors, material suppliers, engineers, design professionals and bonding companies in connection with a broad spectrum of construction related disputes.

The group actively participates in legal and construction industry trade organizations, including the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, the Associated General Contractors of America and the American Institute of Architects. Our attorneys are regularly featured in legal, industry and trade publications and seminars to discuss topics pertinent to individuals operating in the construction industry.

Construction Services Representative Matters

Our construction attorneys prepare and negotiate complex construction contracts, including construction management agreements, license agreements with adjoining property owners, development agreements, agreements between owners and design professionals, including architects, and subcontracts.  Representative matters include the following:

  • Prepared and negotiated the construction management agreement and subcontracts for the developer of the International Gem Tower in Manhattan’s Diamond District, a commercial condominium designed specifically for the diamond and jewelry trade.
  • Represented the developer of 200 11th Avenue in West Chelsea, the first New York City building to feature a Sky Garage (car elevator).
  • Prepared and negotiated the design build contract and other agreements for the developer of the New York Wheel, the tallest observation wheel in the world and the only one in New York City.
  • Drafted construction and consultant agreements for the developer of One57, which, upon completion, will be the tallest residential building in New York City.
It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's ... OSHA?

Environmental Law August 20, 2019

Construction Liens Arising From Tenant Work

New Jersey State Bar Association August 2019

Execute Your NJ Construction Lien Properly or Face Forfeiture

Real Estate & Construction Law January 8, 2018

Safe Digging Will Not Put You in a Financial Hole

Environmental Law October 23, 2018

Subcontractor Lien Claims "Salvaged" in New Jersey

Real Estate & Construction Law June 4, 2018

Contractors, Know Your Contracts!

Real Estate & Construction Law November 15, 2017

The Critical Importance of Properly Serving a Construction Lien Claim

Real Estate & Construction Law October 16, 2017

Are You At Risk of Criminal Charges?

Construction Today October 11, 2016

Don't Sleep on Your NJ Construction Lien Enforcement Deadline

Real Estate & Construction Law September 21, 2016

Your Invaluable Mechanic's Lien Rights - Exercise Them!

Real Estate & Construction Law May 5, 2016

LLC Dissolution: A More Demanding Process

New York Law Journal July 13, 2015

The New Jersey Supreme Court has reopened the doors to Affordable Housing Litigation

Real Estate & Construction Law Monitor March 11, 2015

OSHA Issues Final Rules On Reporting Injuries In The Workplace

Environmental & Energy Law Monitor October 1, 2014

The Absolute Pollution Exclusion May Not Be That Absolute

Environmental & Energy Law Monitor August 20, 2014

Doctrine of Patent Ambiguity Bars Contractor's Substantial Claim For Extra Work

Real Estate & Construction Law Monitor August 15, 2013

Subcontractor's Right to Payment

New Jersey Law Journal October 22, 2007

Home Improvement Contractors Beware

Cole Schotz Docket Spring 2007

Safe Digging Will Not Put You in a Financial Hole

Environmental Law October 23, 2018

Subcontractor Lien Claims "Salvaged" in New Jersey

Real Estate & Construction Law June 4, 2018

Contractors, Know Your Contracts!

Real Estate & Construction Law November 15, 2017

The Critical Importance of Properly Serving a Construction Lien Claim

Real Estate & Construction Law October 16, 2017

Are You At Risk of Criminal Charges?

Construction Today October 11, 2016

Don't Sleep on Your NJ Construction Lien Enforcement Deadline

Real Estate & Construction Law September 21, 2016

Your Invaluable Mechanic's Lien Rights - Exercise Them!

Real Estate & Construction Law May 5, 2016

LLC Dissolution: A More Demanding Process

New York Law Journal July 13, 2015

The New Jersey Supreme Court has reopened the doors to Affordable Housing Litigation

Real Estate & Construction Law Monitor March 11, 2015

OSHA Issues Final Rules On Reporting Injuries In The Workplace

Environmental & Energy Law Monitor October 1, 2014

The Absolute Pollution Exclusion May Not Be That Absolute

Environmental & Energy Law Monitor August 20, 2014

Doctrine of Patent Ambiguity Bars Contractor's Substantial Claim For Extra Work

Real Estate & Construction Law Monitor August 15, 2013

Subcontractor's Right to Payment

New Jersey Law Journal October 22, 2007

Home Improvement Contractors Beware

Cole Schotz Docket Spring 2007

 

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