Duke Holzman Photiadis & Gresens, LLP is a results-driven law firm, and our approach to each case is to obtain the best economic result for our client as efficiently and economically as possible. Keeping the best interests of our clients and the integrity of our firm at the heart of everything we do, our quest for excellence is grounded in efficiency, ethics, practicality, responsiveness, results and strategy.
We are proud to be a leading law firm in construction law, representing numerous general contractors, specialty trade contractors (such as electricians and mechanical contractors), subcontractors, trade suppliers, developers, architects, engineers and other companies directly and indirectly involved in the construction industry. Our extensive experience in construction law includes handling legal issues and disputes arising from projects of all sizes and complexity in both private and public sectors.
Our construction law practice includes:
- Trials, arbitration and mediation
- Payment and performance bond claims/suits
- OSHA administrative proceedings
- Contract drafting and negotiation
- Collections and creditor remedies
- Bid protests
- Department of Labor actions
- Equitable adjustment claims
- Filing and foreclosure of mechanic’s liens
- Owner-general contractor and general contractor-subcontractor relations
- Surety relations
- Sales and use tax issues
- Warranty claims
We also have extensive experience in the labor and employment arena. The rules and regulations in the employment arena do not always follow a straight path. There are many complexities that can arise in any situation. The law changes so fast in the employment arena that it is a challenge for employers to keep up and do the right thing. We regularly counsel employers on many labor and employment issues. From drafting policies to providing counsel, to mediating disputes to litigating your case in the courtroom, we have extensive experience.
Our labor and employment practice includes:
- Negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements
- Labor grievances
- Administrative Proceedings before the EEOC, USDOL, NYSDHR, NYSDOL and NLRB
- Training supervisors on various labor rules and regulations, including the prevention and investigation of discrimination and harassment claims
- Federal and state litigation of labor and employment matters