Zetlin & De Chiara Recognized as Leaders in Construction in 2022 Chambers USA Rankings

New York, NY (June 2022) - Zetlin & De Chiara LLP continued to be recognized as leaders in the Construction sector, with the firm and five of its partners receiving high rankings in the Chambers USA ranking of America’s leading business lawyers.

In the Chambers USA directory for 2022 released today, Zetlin & De Chiara won praise for its representation of architectural and engineering firms, as well as owners and developers in construction and design contracts and dispute resolution. Clients cited the firm’s strengths in handling litigation, arbitrations, contract reviews, and negotiations, and its ability to handle a wide range of public and private sector projects. The firm was also singled out for its expertise in project labor agreements and real estate licensing agreements.

One client was quoted as saying: “These are excellent attorneys- very client-oriented and always responsive. They are well known as a strong firm in construction litigation.”

Five attorneys were specifically recognized for their counsel and construction law expertise:

Michael Zetlin

Michael De Chiara

Raymond Mellon

Carol Patterson

Michael Vardaro

Chambers & Partners rankings are compiled from extensive interviews and surveys of peers and clients. Chambers’ annual ranking of leading lawyers and practice groups is among the most-used legal guides by in-house counsel.


About Zetlin & De Chiara

Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, a leading construction law firm, provides sophisticated legal counsel and business advice to real estate owners, developers, institutions, design professionals, contractors, and other parties involved in construction projects in the United States and internationally. Many of its attorneys have direct experience with construction and design issues through their work as in-house construction counsel, education and training as architects and engineers, and by earning LEED accreditation. The firm provides counsel throughout the planning, design, and construction process — from drafting and negotiating contracts to advising on risk management strategies. Zetlin & De Chiara represents clients in litigation and alternative dispute resolution, and advises on business formation, licensing, and corporate issues.

Media Contact:

Andrea K. Stimmel - Zetlin & De Chiara LLP

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