Robert Drucker is a co-managing partner at Peckar & Abramson. He is a structural design engineer and has had substantial hands-on experience in both the construction industry and in the curtain wall industry before becoming a construction lawyer. His technical background, and his ability to read and understand design drawings and specifications, coupled with over 30 years of handling construction disputes at Peckar & Abramson, has provided him with the ability to analyze the highly technical aspects of matters and to develop solutions for clients from both technical and legal standpoints.
Mr. Drucker’s practice involves a full spectrum of services to the construction industry, including the formation and negotiation of construction contracts, bid protests, and extensive counseling to clients during the performance of the project and the resolution of claims, including complex claims pertaining to extra work, defective work claims, delays, suspension of work and loss of productivity claims, lien claims, subcontractor claims, insurance coverage, surety claims and other related issues. Mr. Drucker represents clients on all types of public and private projects (heavy civil, power, pipelines, transportation (highway, rail, bridge and marine), commercial office buildings, residential communities, hospitals and schools in a variety of forums, including federal and state courts, and appellate courts, and in mediations, arbitrations, dispute resolution boards and administrative boards all over the country.
Mr. Drucker is the developer of ProjectNotice®, a new software risk management tool for the construction industry. The program is designed to provide instant access to notices mandated by a contract for any notice-triggering event that may occur on a specific project, providing contractual, regulatory and statutory compliance. Mr. Drucker gives presentations to construction clients throughout the country.