Joe concentrates his practice on construction litigation, assisting owners, contractors, and subcontractors on private and public projects. In recent years, he has handled cases relating to commercial, institutional, and residential construction, including heavy highway, hotel, pharmaceutical, and school construction projects. Joe takes pride in his ability to effectively advocate for a diverse group of clients in achieving their business goals.
As part of his construction litigation practice, Joe advocates for and defends public bid protests, pursues mechanics’ lien claims, prompt payment act claims, extra work claims, and delay claims, and defends construction defect cases and OSHA compliance citation actions. He also regularly helps clients with contract reviews at the onset of a construction project to ensure that their interests are protected during the course of the project.
Joe has commercial litigation and labor and employment law experience and previously worked to defend clients from catastrophic personal injury claims. His broad litigation background enables him to guide construction industry clients through myriad legal issues that may arise at any stage of a project.
Joe presents CLEs and lectures on a number of construction litigation topics, including co-lecturing at Columbia University on “Construction Claims: Differing Site Condition Claims and Other Topics.”