Howard Krupat is a partner in the Toronto office. His practice is focused on construction and infrastructure law and encompasses all sectors of that industry.
Howard represents a broad range of clients including owners, lenders, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers as well as architecture and engineering professionals. The claims side of Howard’s practice entails the negotiation, mediation, litigation, and arbitration of disputes relating to all facets of construction law including contract disputes, bidding and tendering, delay claims, professional negligence, bond claims, construction liens and trust claims. Howard also has significant experience with the preparation of construction and related contracts and the provision of strategic project advice.
Howard has acted in matters relating to a wide variety of projects, including energy, infrastructure, retail and other commercial projects, subways, airports, residential, condominium, community centres, environmental remediation, retirement facilities and auto manufacturing.
Howard also devotes a substantial amount of time to industry and professional associations. He is presently serving as the Immediate Past Chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Construction Section Executive and is a member of the Allied Professions Committee of the Toronto Construction Association. Howard regularly chairs and speaks at seminars on a variety of construction law issues and has also published many articles in the area. Howard is currently the Contributing Editor of the Construction Law Letter, a bi-monthly national publication of LexisNexis.