New York Public Lien

Protect Yourself on NY Public Works JobsNew York is one of the few states that allows subcontractors to file a lien on a public works project.  Rather than attaching to the land, the lien attached to the project funds.  In order to file a lien, the subcontractor must have a written contract for the work […]

New York Enacts Design-Build Legislation

Leading national construction law firm Peckar & Abramson sent out a “Client Alert” earlier this year providing an analysis of New York’s new Design-Build legislation. The new legislation is interesting for several reasons, and could affect the way several large scale projects are bid and built. Not all entities are entitled to use design build, […]