Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

Headquarters: River Edge, New Jersey

39 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

11 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

Best Law Firms Edition 13 National Badge Visit Best Law Firms profile for Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

Long known for leadership and innovation in construction law, Peckar & Abramson's Results FirstSM approach extends to a broad array of legal services — all delivered with a commitment to efficiency, value and client service since 1978. Now, with more than 115 attorneys in 11 U.S. offices and affiliations around the globe, our capabilities extend farther and deeper than ever.Our experience in the courtroom and in dispute resolution, coupled with our ability to provide genuinely insightful legal advice and commercial representation, help a wide range of clients maximize opportunities, meet challenges, solve problems and manage risk.We offer experience, knowledge and our commitment to excellence in:

  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Contracts, Project Documentation and Risk Management
  • Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Construction Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate Compliance and Integrity Counsel
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law and Practices
  • Environmental Law
  • Government Contracts
  • Internal Investigations
  • International Construction and Infrastructure
  • Labor Law
  • Power & Industrial Facilities/EPC
  • ProjectNotice® for Construction Projects
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Regulatory Litigation & Compliance
  • Surety
  • White Collar Criminal Defense

As we expanded our capabilities over the years to that of a true full-service law firm, Peckar & Abramson’s commitment to the construction industry has never wavered. True to our construction roots, we remain the “go to” law firm for many of the industry's most successful contractors, professionals and associations. Our rich construction industry history, uniquely blended with the depth and talent to provide a full range of legal services, earns Peckar & Abramson the highest praise and recognition in the United States and internationally. At Peckar & Abramson, we are driven to provide excellence, efficiency and effectiveness — always mindful of our Results FirstSM focus.

Management & Demographics
Managing Partner, Washington, D.C.
Managing Partner, New Jersey
Managing Partner, Los Angeles and Oakland
Managing Partner, Chicago
Vice Chairman
Managing Partners, New York
Jennifer Papantonio
Chief Client Serivce Officer
Steven M. Charney

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  • Arbitration
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Government Contracts
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Mediation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Regulation

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Bidding Wars: Understanding Federal Bid Protests

by Lori Ann Lange

Federal government contracting can be convoluted. Here’s a primer on filing a bid protest for parties who think they’ve been wronged.


Shaking Hands With Uncle Sam

by Lori Ann Lange

The risks of contracting with the federal government are legion, but so are the benefits. Here are a dozen key factors for contractors of all kinds to keep in mind.


Is It Live . . . Or Is It Virtual?

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Mediation via Zoom is just one of the legal-industry oddities the pandemic has wrought. Here’s a cheat sheet for how to make it work for you—and some thoughts on whether it’s here to stay.


Building Bridges

by Melinda S. Gentile

The Realities and Implications of Diversity and Inclusion in Construction Law


Uncertainty, Construction, and Withstanding Tariffs

by Warren Friedman

The impact of Trump's tariffs on the construction industry cannot be understated. Make sure your construction and real estate contracts are protected from the volatility sweeping through the industry.


When the Levy Breaks

by Warren Friedman

Tariffs against China on construction materials are capricious, unpredictable, and often spectacularly ill-timed. How can the industry prepare?


Evolution of the U.S. Construction Market

by Steven M. Charney

This strong return to activity, in both public and private works, has taken place in an environment marked by an equally striking evolution.

Construction Market

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