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  1. Construction & Development: 30%
  2. Litigation: 30%
  3. Real Estate: 20%
  4. Commercial: 20%

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Goetz Fitzpatrick LLP

One Penn Plaza

New York, NY, 10119


NYCurrently registered 198203/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyer, ConstructionBest Lawyers in America2014
Best Lawyer, ConstructionBest Lawyer2013
Bergen Top Lawyers(201) Magazine2012
Best Lawyer, ConstructionBest Lawyers in America2012
Best Lawyer, ConstructionBest Lawyers in America2011
New York Metro Area: ConstructionNew York Super Lawyers2011
New York Metro Area: ConstructionNew York Super Lawyers2010
New York Metro Area: ConstructionNew York Super Lawyers2009
New York Metro Area: ConstructionNew York Super Lawyers2008
New York Metro Area: ConstructionNew York Super Lawyers2007
AV Preeminent RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
"One of the World's Leading Practitioners" in ConstructionWho's Who LegalN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct Professor, Masters Program, Real Estate & ConstructionNew York University1990 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
College of Commercial ArbitratorsFellow2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationChair, Committee on Arbitration2007 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York County Lawyers' AssociationMemberN/A
American Arbitration AssociationArbitration Master PanelN/A
American Arbitration AssociationPanel of ArbitratorsN/A
American Arbitration AssociationPanel of MediatorsN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Harvard Negotiation Law Review"Stiffing the Arbitrators: The Problem of Nonpayment in Commercial Arbitration"2015
New York Law Journal"Falling Through the Cracks: The Problem of the Non-Paying Party in Arbitration"2014
Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution"A Tale of Two Lawyers: How Arbitrators and Advocates Can Avoid the Dangerous Convergence of Arbitration and Litigation"2013
New York Law JournalWho Will Step Up to Protect Policyholders?2012
New York Law JournalMandatory Arbitration in Construction Payment Disputes2010
New York Law JournalBusinesses, Consumers at Odds Over Proposed Arbitration Act2009
Conflict ManagementAn Arbitrator's Failure to Tell All: Will It Translate Into Vacating His or Her Award2007
New Jersey Law JournalHave You Googled Your Arbitrator?2004
New York Law JournalThe Time May Be Right for an Outright Repeal of the Wick's Law2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawN/AN/AN/A
The George Washington UniversityJournalismBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
The George Washington UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NYC School Construction Authority"Construction Dispute Resolution: A Blueprint for an Effective Process"2015
ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference“A Litigator’s Guide to Arbitration: Best Practices to Maximize the Benefits of Your Next Arbitration”2015
New Jersey Construction Litigation Conference"Arbitration/Mediation Update"2014
AAA/ABA-DR's Mediation Week 2014"Stories Mediators Tell: The Good, The Bad, The Ideal!"2014
AAA Webinar"Enough Already! Striking the Right Balance of Discovery in Arbitration"2014
NYCLA CLENew York's Prompt Payment Act2013
American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction IndustryThe Fundamentals of Construction Law2013
Real Estate Master Class Series"Construction Law"2012
AAA 2012 Construction ConferenceDiscovery in Construction Arbitration: When Is Enough, Enough?2012
Panel DiscussionNew York's Prompt Payment Act2011
Ethics in the Construction IndustryEthics in the Construction Industry2011
Neutrals ConferenceNot On My Watch: How to Properly Manage a Construction Arbitration Case2010
Forum on the Construction IndustryWe're Not Gonna Take It: Drafting a Takeover Agreement That's Acceptable to Lender, Owner, Contractor and Surety2010
-Managing Construction Projects2010
Advanced Mediator TrainingMediator Ethics: Objective Standards & Subjective Practices2009
AAA Construction ConferenceOptimizing the Hearing in Arbitration for Your Client2009
Litigation Section Annual ConferenceThe Proposed 'Arbitrator Fairness Act': The Most Important Pro-Consumer, Employee Legislation in the last Three Decades or an Unwarranted Attack Upon Arbitration Guaranteed to Increase Costs and Overburden Our Courts?2008
Video conferenceHow Lawyers and Mediators Can Help Each Other Resolve Cases: A Dialogue2007
Presentation for Neutral ArbitratorsStrategic Preparation for Arbitration Hearings: Limited, Focused Discovery and Disclosure?2005