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Tannenbaum Helpern Names Construction Law Practice Co-Chair
02.07.2019 • Press Release
New York, NY — Tannenbaum Helpern appoints Josh Levy as co-chair of the firm’s Construction Law practice. Josh brings more than 10 years of construction and environmental experience to his new role and has represented clients such as Vornado Realty Trust, Sterling Equities, Time Equities, Seritage Growth Properties, New York Public Library, MCR Development LLC, Pace University and Avalon Bay Communities.
Josh has advised developers, property owners, contractors, project managers and professionals on construction contracts, architect agreements, construction management agreements, consulting agreements and professional services agreements for both private and public projects. He also represents them in construction litigation in federal and state courts and before state and city agencies and municipal bodies. Well-versed in environmental regulatory matters, Josh advises buyers, sellers, insurers and borrowers regarding the environmental impacts of anticipated transactions and guiding clients through the complex regulatory regime for approvals. His environmental experience deals with contaminated properties, water and wetlands issues, land use, renewable energy, green building and National Environmental Policy Act issues.
A frequent speaker on construction law topics, Josh contributes quarterly to the New York Law Journal’s Construction Law column, is co-chair of the New York County Lawyers Associations’ Construction Law Committee, and is a member of the Government Affairs Committee of the New York chapter of NAIOP which is the Commercial Real Estate Development Association for developers, owners and investors of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate.