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Max Rayetsky

  • New York, NY
    801 Second Avenue
    New York, NY 10017


Max Rayetsky concentrates his practice in the area of construction law by representing real estate owners, developers, design professionals, contractors and other members of the construction industry in their construction litigation and transactional matters. 

Mr. Rayetsky prosecutes and defends mechanic’s lien claims, extra work and contract balance claims, delay and consequential damages claims, wrongful termination and termination for convenience claims, as well as other types of cases arising in a construction dispute. Mr. Rayetsky also negotiates and drafts construction agreements, design agreements, consultant agreements, and license agreements. 

Prior to joining Zetlin & De Chiara, Mr. Rayetsky worked at a leading affordable housing and community development law firm, where he focused his practice area on construction law and litigation.

Mr. Rayetsky is an active participant in the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law and the New York City Bar Association Construction Law Committee and frequently lectures on topics relating to mechanic’s liens and adjoining property disputes.

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St. John's University School of Law, J.D.

Fordham University, B.A.


  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York


  • Ukrainian
  • Russian
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