A Law Firm With Extensive Knowledge Of The Construction Industry

Since 1919, the New York City lawyers at Greenberg, Trager & Herbst, LLP, have routinely provided construction law services for contractors, owners, and developers.
Over a Century of
Construction Law

An Experienced New York City Construction Law Firm

Greenberg, Trager & Herbst, LLP, is a nationally recognized New York City-located construction law firm founded in 1919. Because of our history and our specialty in this area of legal practice, we can provide our clients with high-quality legal representation and advocacy. In addition to our concentration on construction law, we also offer legal representation in complementary areas such as bonding and insurance.

Practice Areas

Design, Construction and Development AgreementsExplore More
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We Specialize In Representing Owner-Developers

We primarily represent owner-developers. Our varied clientele, from bluechip national companies to local family-owned businesses, share a need for legal thinking that is innovative, responsive and practical. 

Our attorneys stand ready to assist clients with all legal matters related to development and construction, from project planning to risk analysis to compliance with department of buildings regulations to surety bonds and construction insurance, to filing and discharging mechanic’s liens, to drafting and litigating contracts. We also work with our clients to resolve disputes using negotiation, litigation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR).

Providing Insightful Representation

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At Greenberg, Trager & Herbst, LLP, our primary focus on construction law allows us to influence and stay abreast of changes in the field. We have knowledge of the business and legal issues a business faces during the lifecycle of a construction project. Our understanding of the construction industry allows us to prevent issues from arising, but when they do, we are experts in developing innovative solutions to practical problems businesses face in preventing obstacles to project completion.

Serving New York & Beyond.

Our New York City-based construction law attorneys work with our clients to understand specific project goals. We use our knowledge of the real-world cost and schedule issues that arise in construction. In all matters, we undertake to provide legal counsel with the business interests of our clients in mind. Our unique perspective and knowledge come from our many years of handling legal matters related to projects nationally, and particularly in the New York area.