Tannenbaum Helpern's construction attorneys have extensive experience representing owners, lenders, engineering and design firms, and contractors and subcontractors in all facets of the construction process. We have negotiated a wide variety of construction contracts, utilizing professional industry form as well as more user-friendly forms which can be easily be adapted to particular transactions.
Our attorneys also counsel our clients on business issues, such as pricing, scheduling and project delivery methods, and have extensive litigation expertise, handling construction disputes before mediation and arbitration panels and state and federal courts.
Consistent with the firm's long standing practice of staying in the forefront of issues facing the real estate industry, our construction attorneys have become expert in the representation of owners and developers seeking to construct or renovate buildings in accordance with "green" standards. We work regularly with, and counsel clients regarding, the evolving LEED rating system established by the U.S. Green Building Council, and prepare and negotiate contracts and specifications required to obtain LEED certification. THSH serves as general counsel to the New York Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.