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Representative Cases For Silverberg P.C.

Karl Silverberg was the lead litigation attorney on the following matters:

  • Represented trade contractor in suit with surety for accounting and defense of indemnity claim
  • Represented trade contractor against public owner and its construction managers
  • Represented general contractor against hotel developer for extra work claim and to negate a previous settlement based on a claim of economic duress
  • Represented nonunion contractor in civil RICO suit against union for pattern of criminal harassment related to union's organizing efforts
  • Represented subcontractor in involuntary bankruptcy action against GC's corporate officer who was a trust fund debtor, including an adversary proceeding to declare the debt nondischargeable
  • Represented contractor in trial to determine prevailing wage compliance
  • Labor law: School Construction Authority – PLA compliance issues, mason tenders District Council negotiations, NLRB grievances
  • Professional representation: Representation of design professional before the State Education Department under Education Law, Title 8, Professions
  • Construction law: Multiple trust fund claims, change order disputes, surety issues, public and private liens, wrongful termination claims, bankruptcy issues

Silverberg P.C. Litigation Highlights

  • Successfully defended company that salvaged personal property after a fire against appeal to App. Div. 2nd Dept. claiming company performed home improvement work requiring a license
  • Successfully defended a trade contractor against its surety's motion under Fed. R. Civ. P. 60(b) to reverse the court's order dismissing the surety's $2.7 million indemnity claim
  • Successfully defended trade contractor against multiple construction managers' motions to dismiss negligent misrepresentation claims arising from multiple public improvement projects, which claim was based on failure of the CMs to properly perform their duties
  • Successfully defended nonunion contractor against union's Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) & 56 motions to dismiss contractor's civil RICO claims
  • Successfully defended general contractor against owner's summary judgment motion to dismiss GC's economic duress claim, where the GC sought to undue an unreasonably small settlement with the owner based on the claim that the owner's conduct constituted economic duress
  • Successfully defended homebuyer against developer's corporate officer's motion to dismiss negligence claim related to damages from toxic mold
  • Successfully prevailed on subcontractor's summary judgment motion against GC's corporate officer on subcontractor's trust fund claim

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