Zetlin & De Chiara LLP provides members of the construction and real estate industries our unique insights and perspectives by contributing to industry and professional conferences and events, publishing and contributing to articles in the press and issuing in firm newsletters and news bulletins. Our upcoming and past events, appearances in the media and thought-leadership appear below:
- 01.02.2020The Construction Lawyer
Despite advances in design and more stringent regulations, errors persist in the design process. The discovery of a potentially catastrophic design error after the completion and delivery of a project presents an array of ethical and legal issues for the design professional and attorneys who represent them. Ultimately, the questions before the design professional are whether he or she has an ethical or legal duty to warn of the error, and what must be done to satisfy that duty.
- 12.23.2019Max Rayetsky Named to Advisory Board of Mattone Family Institute for Real Estate Law at St. John's University School of Law
A new industry coalition, The Alliance for Fair and Equitable Contracting (AFFECT), a group comprised of the General Contractors Association of New York, the New York Building Congress, the Associated General Contractors of New York State LLC, the Building Trades Employers Association and the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York filed suit in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York seeking relief from the “draconian contractor debarment regime put in place by the New York legislature and the MTA, culminating in publication of renewed “emergency” regulations in the New York State Register on November 6, 2019.” The challenged law and related regulations also apply to design professionals and other consultants who contract with the MTA.
- 11.05.2019Real Estate Weekly
Roy Schwartz, Principal at Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, was spotlighted in a profile in Real Estate Journal's One to Watch Spotlight.
Fluent in both Mandarin and English, Mr. Xing represents owners/developers, designers, architects, engineers, and contractors in a wide variety of legal matters including construction contractual risks and dispute resolution. He is one of the handful of China-U.S. dual-qualified lawyers practicing construction law, with a focus on complex litigation.