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NJ Properly Awarded Sandy Project, Appeals Panel Says

Law360 - March 30, 2017

Cohen Seglias attorneys George Pallas and Kathleen Morley were mentioned in the Law360 article, "NJ Properly Awarded Sandy Project, Appeals Panel Says," in regards to their representation of J. Fletcher Creamer & Son Inc.  

By: Jeannie O'Sullivan

Law360, New York (March 29, 2017, 6:15 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Appellate Division on Wednesday affirmed the state Department of Environmental Protection’s award of a nearly $30 million Superstorm Sandy restoration project contract, ruling that the agency had properly rejected an unsuccessful bidder’s contention that the winner didn’t have the qualifying experience.

The two-judge panel’s opinion dealt a blow to Agate Construction Co. Inc., which argued that winning bidder J. Fletcher Creamer & Son Inc. hadn’t demonstrated prior experience in projects adjacent to a beach or inlet, which the DEP had said was required to repair a sea wall in the borough of Sea Bright that was destroyed during the October 2012 storm. Continue reading

This article was published by Law360 on March 30, 2017. The full article is available on the Law360 website