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Zetlin & De Chiara LLP

SIX LANDMARK SQUARE, 4TH FLOOR, STAMFORD, CT 06905, USA
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Work +1 203 359 5733
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Fax +1 203 359 5899
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www.zdlaw.com
Caldwell, New York, Stamford

United States: Real estate

Construction (including construction litigation)
Construction (including construction litigation) - ranked: tier 3

Zetlin & De Chiara LLP

Boutique construction practice Zetlin & De Chiara LLP represents architects, engineers, real estate owners, developers and contractors. The New York-based team, which is led by managing partner Michael Vardaro, expanded in 2017 with the hire of three new associates. The firm advises some of the big names in the industry, including Handel Architects, Jensen Hughes and WSP Parsons Brinkerhoff. The firm handles ‘bet-the-company’ litigation as well as alternative dispute resolution, and advised on project labor agreements as well as front-end contract negotiation. Highlights included Vardaro defending Jensen Hughes against claims brought in relation to an atypical high-end residential project, and co-founding partner Michael De Chiara defending Handel Architects and DeSimone Consulting Engineers in a case involving numerous parties for hundreds of millions of dollars in alleged damages. Another key figure in the practice is co-founding partner and qualified engineer Michael Zetlin.

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