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Representative Matters

  • Power Projects
  • Representation of one of the world’s largest heavy machinery manufacturers in connection with international and domestic arbitration and litigation matters on large power station projects in the U.S., Europe, the Pacific Rim and South America.
  • Representation of an engineering, design and management services company in an arbitration involving a $4.3 million wrongful termination claim arising from the construction of a cogeneration facility at the GM assembly plant in Linden, New Jersey.
  • Representation of an EPC contractor in an arbitration before the International Chamber of Commerce involving claims arising from the design and construction of a power plant.
  • Troubled Projects
  • Representation of a turbine manufacturer in the restructuring of two international power projects impacted by the Enron bankruptcy.
  • Representation of a major telecommunications company in a series of contractor bankruptcies that could have seriously impacted construction of its fiber optic network, crafting a unique structure to protect the client from subcontractor mechanic’s lien claims while allowing the projects to be completed without significant time impact from the bankruptcies.
  • Representation of a global engineering and construction firm as debtor in possession where the Chapter 11 proceeding was the result of thousands of personal injury claims arising from alleged asbestos exposure and negotiating resolutions of those claims with the claimants committee and insurance carriers that will allow the client to successfully reorganize.
  • Industrial Projects
  • Representation of an engineering project delivery company­ in multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration arising from $30 million in claims against the prime contractor and subcontractors related to a paper plant in Cape Girardeaux, Missouri.
  • Representation of an engineering firm in a dispute regarding ownership of design for biodiesel plants.
  • Representation of a baggage-handling system company in litigation arising from the installation of the luggage handling system at the Terminal One Project at JFK Airport in New York City.
  • Representation of major airlines in renovation and construction projects at airport locations.
  • General Construction
  • General counsel to several of New Jersey’s largest heavy road construction contractors and suppliers of construction materials, including asphalt and stone.
  • General counsel to large northeast regional specialty flooring contractor.
  • Representation of numerous trade associations in connection with the World Trade Center Disaster Site litigation.
  • Representation of the developer of a proposed sports arena in Newark, New Jersey in connection with advice on project delivery and cost control alternatives.
  • Representation of the electrical subcontractor in an arbitration involving over $9 million in claims arising from construction of the Elkton Federal Prison in Ohio.
  • Representation of the engineering consultant in an $8 million arbitration claim arising from an asbestos abatement project at the corporate headquarters of a major toy retailer.
  • Infrastructure Projects
  • Representation of a public transportation corporation in a $250 million cost overrun and delay dispute with the design/build contractor of the Southern New Jersey Light Rail System.
  • Representation of a general contractor for a public/private partnership for the Hudson County Light Rail in connection with preparing a legal structuring proposal.

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