Greetings from the Editorial Team at Construction In Brief. With winter fast approaching, we invite you to take advantage of some useful tips in this issue on minimizing risks and loss on a project. We also are sharing a new decision from the Delaware Supreme Court affecting how contractors can recover interest on disputed change order requests, and don’t miss the fascinating article on the future use of drones at construction sites.
Stay warm and have a happy holiday season!
Please join us in welcoming Partner Carol Sigmond to the Firm’s New York Office! Carol brings extensive construction experience including litigation of construction disputes in both the public and private sectors as well as experience in contract preparation, mediation, suretyship, bid protests, appeals, and arbitration. Carol is the current President of the New York County Lawyers Association.
We also are happy to welcome back former Summer Associate Gary Repke to the Firm’s Philadelphia office. Gary Repke joins the Construction Group as an Associate and will focus his practice on construction litigation, assisting clients with research and preparation of motions and briefs in various construction-related matters. Gary served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Mae A. D’Agostino in the US District Court, Northern District of New York. He is a graduate of Albany Law School.
2016 Best Law Firm
Best Lawyers has become one of the leading surveys worldwide ranking more than 11,000 law firms, 120 practice areas and 178 regions. The rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations and exhaustive peer review from leading attorneys in their field.
We are proud to announce that Cohen Seglias has once again been ranked a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers® in the areas of Arbitration, Construction Law and Litigation, and Labor & Employment Law.
Four Cohen Seglias attorneys have been included in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers In America® in five different practice areas:
Holiday Toy Drive
The Firm continues its annual toy drive bringing holiday joy to less fortunate children locally and nationally through toy donations and monetary contributions to charities including Toys for Tots, the Support Center for Child Advocates, and the Allegheny County Department of Human Services Holiday Project. The Firm will match all contributions.