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Construction & Design

Ingram has a highly regarded Construction & Design law practice. We provide sophisticated legal services and business counsel to real estate owners (commercial and residential), developers, design professionals (architects, engineers and consultants), construction managers and contractors in all aspects of construction and design. We tailor our services to meet the individual or corporate needs of our local, national and international clients. In addition to having an active and extensive transactional and litigation practice, we also provide risk management, project management and business counseling. We leverage our deep understanding of the construction and design industries, as well as our experience in representing all parties in the construction and design processes, to advise our clients on best practices, focusing on the critical factors and long-term strategies for anticipating and avoiding conflict. Some of our areas of expertise include:


  • Design Professional Agreements
    • Architects
    • Engineers
    • Interior Designers
  • Construction Agreements
    • Construction Managers
    • Contractors
    • Property or Project Developers
  • Dispute Resolution (Mediation & Arbitration) & Litigation
    • Breaches of Contract
    • Professional Errors & Omissions
      Defective Construction
    • Delay Claims
    • Employment Dispute Issues
      Payment Disputes
    • Partnership Disputes
  • Labor Law [200, 240 and 241(6)]
    • Adjacent Construction Issues
    • Access & License Agreements
    • Property Damage Claims
  • Insurance & Risk Management
  • Project Management
  • Business Counseling
    • Business Formation
    • Mergers / Acquisitions / Ownership Transition
    • Copyright & Intellectual Property
    • Employment Issues
  • Mediator Services

News & Announcements

Melissa Billig to Conduct CLE Webinar on Contracts for Construction

Contract for Construction: Significant Considerations from the Perspective of Owners and Contractors - Live Webcast, Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (ET)

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Robert Banner to moderate a panel of engineers at ACECNY Annual Meeting

Robert Banner, partner in Ingram's construction & design group, brings together an expert panel of engineers to discuss the key engineering issues involved in protecting adjacent buildings during a construction project.

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Amol Pachnanda & Maurizio Anglani Speak at The 7th Annual New York Commercial Real Estate Summit

On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, Amol Pachnanda and Maurizio Anglani will present the breakfast workshop: The Tenant Build-Out: Survival Kit for Landlords and Tenants at the 7th Annual New York Commercial Real Estate Summit.

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Jessica Rothman in the New York Real Estate Journal: Courts limit personal liability of sponsor/developer

Learn how the courts limit personal liability of sponsor/developer entity principals in this article by Jessica L. Rothman, Partner in Ingram's construction & design group, that was published in the New York Real Estate Journal.

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Ingram to Present Workshop on Contractual Negotiations at NYBuild 2018

Ingram presents a practical non-textbook guide to contractual negotiations at the leading construction and design expo that focuses exclusively on construction projects and opportunities across New York City.

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Ingram Shares Money Saving Tips for Builders & Developers at the 2018 Construction & Development Forum

Construction & Design Partners from Ingram will walk builders and developers through key issues to address with construction projects that impact adjacent properties.

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Melissa Billig Shares Risk Management Tips at the ACEC 2018 Winter Conference

Melissa T. Billig of Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP teams up with Kim S. Riter of William H. Connolly & Co. LLC to provide engineering CFO’s with practical risk management tips.

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How to Be a Project Advocate by Diffusing Adjacent Neighbor Tensions

It is important for design professionals to understand and consider the impact of proposed construction upon adjacent properties and the obligations project owners have to adjacent property owners.

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