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Troutman Pepper
3000 Two Logan Square, Eighteenth and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-2799
United States

Work Department

Construction Practice Group


Michael Subak is chair of the firm’s Construction practice group. His practice focuses on construction litigation where he has represented owners, EPC contractors, construction managers, general contractors and subcontractors in a variety of disputes on projects ranging in size from $1 million to more than $10 billion. He has tried to “verdict or award” numerous disputes involving substantial capital projects in the energy (coal, nuclear, solar and gas-fired power plants) and infrastructure markets (airports, pipeline and transmission lines), as well as commercial development projects.


Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.


J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1994; B.A., Political Science, cum laude, Middlebury College, 1989

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Construction (including construction litigation)

Troutman Pepper‘s broad construction practice is integrated with complementary practices of real estate, insurance, project finance and land use, making the firm a strong choice to assist through the full life cycle of a development. The team is also well-versed in the industry’s contentious matters with experience in all types of alternative dispute resolution, as well as litigation where it proves unavoidable. Practice head Michael Subak concentrates on construction litigation, acting for owners, EPC contractors, construction managers, general contractors and subcontractors. He is based in Philadelphia, while the team is represented across several other locations. In New York, Aaron Abraham‘s clients include prominent corporate and institutional owners and developers, as well as real estate and hospitality industry companies, that look to him for transactional matters and litigation. Albert Bates is particularly strong in the areas of power generation, infrastructure, and heavy industrial facilities, advising from the Pittsburgh office, and in Los Angeles Marion Hack has experience in some of California’s most significant developments.