Zetlin & De Chiara LLP Welcomes James G. Papadakis

James G. Papadakis has joined Zetlin & De Chiara in its New York office. Mr. Papadakis’s litigation practice concentrates on complex business disputes involving construction, insurance, and property matters. He represents construction industry clients in breach of contract, extra work and construction defects, insurance issues, as well as collections work involving mechanic's liens and payment bonds.

While in law school James clerked at the International Chamber of Commerce, International Court of Arbitration ("ICC Court of Arbitration") and served as a judicial extern to Magistrate Michael A. Shipp in the US District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Prior to practicing law, James worked in the management solutions group at Zurich North America, a large insurance company.

He received an LL.M from Fordham Law School, his J.D. from New York Law School and a B.A. from Binghamton University.


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.

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