NEW YORK — Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Who’s Who Legal 100 has ranked P&A number two in the nation in the category of Construction and Real Estate Law. This is the first year that Who’s Who Legal 100 has provided a ranking order of the top law firms within this practice area. Several P&A attorneys also received distinct recognition for their dedication to the industry and their expertise in the fi eld of construction law. Those recognized include: Adrian L. Bastianelli, III, Robert S. Peckar, Richard L. Abramson, Stephen H. Reisman, Steven M. Charney, Michael A. Branca, Jerry P. Brodsky, Patrick J. Greene Jr., Bruce D. Meller, and Howard M. Rosen.

One of the Nation’s Top Law Firms
Following a rigorous and exclusively merit-based selection process, Who’s Who Legal 100 selected P&A among the nation’s top construction and real estate law firms on account of its breadth of expertise, accomplished team of leading attorneys, and its unparalleled reputation for resolving many of the industry’s most challenging legal issues. According to Who’s Who, the firm has consistently maintained “a strong focus on serving the construction industry,” and our attorneys stand as “recognized leaders in the market.”

The Industry’s Leading Attorneys
In addition to the firm’s high ranking, Who’s Who published highly favorable reviews of several of P&A’s foremost construction law attorneys including:
Adrian L. Bastianelli, III, Partner — A “’truly exceptional’ construction lawyer, litigator and mediator”
Robert S. Peckar, Founding Partner — A “real authority on international construction law” and “praised by clients for his ‘practical and creative approach’”
Richard L. Abramson, Founding Partner — A “formidable litigator” and “lauded by peers for his ‘impeccable technical knowledge’”
Stephen H. Reisman, Partner — “Greatly respected” and has “a ‘highly recommended’ construction practice”
Steven M. Charney, Chairman —“Maintains a ‘stellar reputation’ in the construction field” and “is a ‘major favorite among clients’”
Michael A. Branca, Partner — He has “vast experience in the review and negotiation of contract documents, and preparation and litigation of bid protests and claims”
Jerry P. Brodsky, Partner — “He has an ‘excellent style of delivery’ and is ‘first rate’ by all accounts”
Patrick J. Greene Jr., Partner — “His work is ‘of the highest standard’ and he is ‘always thoroughly prepared’”
Bruce D. Meller, Partner — He “represents contractors throughout the US and his project experience includes high-rise buildings, shopping malls, museums, wastewater treatment and power plants…among others”
Howard M. Rosen, Partner — Has “an ‘encyclopedic knowledge’ of construction law and is a ‘formidable opponent’ in litigation”

About Who’s Who Legal 100
For almost 20 years, Who’s Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners across multiple areas of business law. The institution features over 17,000 of the world’s leading private practice lawyers from over 100 national jurisdictions, and its highly distinguished awards and legal rankings are subject to a rigorous, merit-based selection process. The 2015 Who’s Who Legal 100 has expanded signifi cantly, now providing an in-depth ranking order of the best law fi rms within 11 distinct practice area groupings.

About Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
Peckar & Abramson, P.C. maintains offices in New York, California, Washington, D.C., Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Georgia, and has affiliations with global firms in Latin America (through its founding membership in CONSTRULEGAL), London and China. In addition to its core construction practice, the firm has practice groups who counsel contractors on labor and employment matters, corporate and regulatory compliance issues including D/M/WBE compliance and general corporate and real estate matters. The firm’s website can be found at