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Tara B. Mulrooney

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

Overview

Tara B. Mulrooney is a partner at Zetlin & De Chiara LLP. Ms. Mulrooney has an extensive background in representing owners, including developers, real estate investment trusts, luxury retailers, employee benefit funds, major professional sports leagues, cultural and educational institutions, hotel operators and high net worth individuals, as well as architectural and engineering firms, in drafting and negotiating a full range of construction related agreements. Examples of the types of contracts in which she is involved include those for project development, construction management, general contracting, project management,  architectural and engineering, project consultants, interior design, and related non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements for multi-family residential projects, hotels, office buildings, mixed use projects, art galleries, educational and cultural institutions, health care facilities, and high-end residential projects. 

She also negotiates license and access agreements between project owners and owners of properties adjacent to construction projects. Ms. Mulrooney provides counsel with respect to risk management strategies and issues arising during the course of construction, including payment disputes, termination rights, change order resolution, mechanic’s lien claims, violations, delays, construction deficiencies and property damage claims.

In addition to providing legal representation in transactional matters and counsel in connection with risk management strategies and construction issues, Ms. Mulrooney has litigated numerous complex, multi-party construction cases. Her experience litigating and mediating claims of alleged negligence, breach of contract, construction defects and delays, on behalf of both owners and design professionals, gives her unique insight into many issues that arise in contract preparation.

Experience

News & Events

News

Speaking Engagements

  • event
    05.05.2020
    WEBINAR

    Tara Mulrooney, Zetlin & De Chiara LLP; Mitch Simpler-JB&B; Joanna Frank-Center for Active Design; Christopher Sharples-SHoP Architects; Andrew Demming-Gardiner & Theobold

    The Post Pandemic Office: Perspectives on the New Normal.  A recording of the webinar, Panelists' Questions & Answers and a Program Summary can found be below.

  • event
    04.14.2020
    WEBINAR

    Tara Mulrooney, Partner

    Join Tara Mulrooney, Partner, as she participates in an interactive discussion with a panel of lawyers, architects and construction professionals as they explore ways to navigate the issues facing projects in the age of COVID-19.

Publications

  • publication
    05.05.2020

    Cities with their dense population, crowded public transportation system and busy high-rise office buildings, presents many challenges in the prevention of the spread of the COVID-19. As Governors across the country prepare for the return to the workplace, employers and building owners have embarked on plans for re-opening the office.

    On May 5, 2020, Zetlin & De Chiara LLP hosted a webinar that discussed the Post Pandemic Office. The expert panel including, Mitch Simpler-JB&B, Andrew Demming-Gardiner & Theobold, Joanna Frank-Center for Active Design, Christopher Sharples-SHoP Architects, and moderated by Z&D Partner Tara Mulrooney, offered its perspectives on what steps should be taken immediately and how offices might change in the future.

  • publication
    05.05.2020

    Cities with their dense populations, crowded public transportation systems and busy high-rise office buildings, present many challenges in the prevention of the spread of the COVID-19. As Governors across the country prepare for the return to the workplace, employers and building owners have embarked on plans for re-opening the office.

    On May 5, 2020, Zetlin & De Chiara LLP hosted a webinar that discussed the Post Pandemic Office. The expert panel including, Mitch Simpler, Jaros, Baum & Bolles, Andrew Demming-Gardiner & Theobold, Joanna Frank-Center for Active Design, Christopher Sharples-SHoP Architects, and moderated by Z&D Partner Tara Mulrooney, offered its perspectives on what steps should be taken immediately and how offices might change in the future.

Affiliations

Community & Professional

Urban Land Institute Mentorship Program

Organizations

Urban Land Institute

Education

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

Georgetown University, B.A., cum laude

Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, New York, Southern District
  • U.S. District Court, New York, Eastern District
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