Jason serves as the 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 extensive litigation experience and works to aggressively enforce his clients’ rights while simultaneously seeking fair and reasonable business solutions.
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 public works, multi-prime, commercial, industrial, institutional, residential, and educational construction issues. Clients rely upon Jason for counsel during all aspects and stages of construction projects. He regularly drafts and negotiates construction contracts and prepares, presents, and defends disputed claims. Jason 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, he has developed significant experience representing general contractors, specialty subcontractors including curtain wall and glass and steel fabricators. Jason sits on the Board of Directors of the Architectural Glass & Metal Association and serves as Assistant General Counsel to the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).
Jason handles cases on both the state and federal levels in a multitude of jurisdictions, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and has worked in Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, Michigan, 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