Representing an electrical contractor on a federal courthouse project located in Southern California in connection with its claims totaling in excess of $20 million for contract balance, extra work, delay, and inefficiencies.
Representing a mechanical contractor who was wrongfully terminated from a state university project in Pennsylvania.
Representing an electrical contractor accused of malicious prosecution in connection with an underlying litigation relating to an asset purchase agreement.
Successfully represented a concrete supplier on a high-rise project located in Philadelphia in relation to its claims against a contractor and its surety. After a six-day trial, the jury returned a seven-figure verdict in favor of our client, awarding all of our client’s unpaid contract balance and lost profits.
Successfully represented a general contractor in connection with its claims for contract balance, extra work, delays, and lost overhead and profit on three hospital and health care projects. The matter was settled during arbitration, resulting in our client’s recovery of approximately $4 million.
Successfully represented a site contractor involving its claims for contract balance, extra work, and delays against a public port authority. During litigation, we successfully negotiated a settlement in excess of $1.1 million for our client.
Zach counsels clients in complex commercial disputes and construction law matters. His clients cover the full spectrum of the construction industry, including contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, sureties, and owners. He understands both the challenges and significant business opportunities that arise during the construction process. From pre-construction through project closeout and beyond, Zach helps to identify potential issues in order to minimize risks and preserve rights, while also maximizing opportunities for efficiency or innovation. When problems persist, he provides reasoned insight to aide clients in making informed business solutions and developing practical solutions.
He regularly assists clients with contract negotiations and the preparation and defense of disputed claims for unpaid contract balance, changed and extra work, delays, disruptions, and inefficiencies. He also handles matters involving bid protests, construction and design defects, mechanics’ liens, and payment and performance bond claims.
Zach routinely serves as counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of major construction disputes on all types of construction projects. These projects include sports stadiums, healthcare facilities, public and private schools, courthouses, government facilities, railroads, highways, transportation centers, parking garages, hotels, multi-use developments, office buildings, warehouses, power plants, and other commercial and industrial buildings.
As his litigation practice grows, he continues to try construction cases in a number of state and federal courts and alternative dispute resolution forums. He has handled matters involving construction projects in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC and California.