Jason serves as Chair of Cohen Seglias’ Construction Group and acts as counsel to a wide range of construction clients, including general contractors, subcontractors, owners, and suppliers on both public and private projects He has significant litigation experience and works to preserve his clients’ rights while avoiding disputes.
Jason worked in the construction industry for six years, utilizing his engineering degree as a project manager for a commercial subcontractor before earning his law degree from the Widener University School of Law. In his practice, he handles construction cases involving a wide variety of commercial, industrial, institutional, residential, educational, and multi-prime construction issues. Clients rely on Jason for counsel on all aspects and stages of construction projects. He regularly drafts and negotiates construction contracts and prepares, presents, and defends disputed claims. He also works on matters involving mechanics’ liens, bond claims, claims for delay, acceleration, loss of efficiency, unpaid change orders, bid protests and bid withdrawals. Throughout his career, Jason has developed particular experience representing curtain wall and glass specialty subcontractors and serves on the Board of Directors of the Architectural Glass & Metal Association.
Jason handles cases on both the state and federal levels in a multitude of jurisdictions, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Connecticut, and Ohio. He has also argued cases at the appellate levels in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
From 2010 through 2016, Jason served as the firm’s Managing Partner. During his tenure, Jason established the firm’s partnership with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia. He is a frequent speaker at trade organizations and construction companies on all aspects of construction litigation.
Construction Financial Managers Association (CFMA) – Chairperson of the Barbara Mosteller Scholarship Fund, which gives scholarships to qualified candidates who are enrolled in educational programs that will lead them to financial construction careers; Previously served as Secretary