Manhattan, NY Armstrong Teasdale has added partner Steven Tolman to the firm’s financial and real estate services practice group. He has 40 years of experience focusing on construction law and litigation in both the public construction and private construction sectors of the industry.
His litigation practice encompasses construction disputes regarding bid protests, default and termination, delay damages, disputed work, nonperformance and nonpayment, mechanic’s liens, performance and payment bond claims, and administrative alternative dispute proceedings. Tolman has significant litigation, trial and appellate experience, and has represented clients in both state and federal court, in administrative agency proceedings, and in mediations and arbitrations related to construction disputes.
His broad knowledge of the industry enables him to counsel clients in the preparation and negotiation of construction documents for all parties in the industry, including owners, developers, construction managers, general contractors, trade contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and design professionals,
Tolman also has significant experience in the preparation and negotiation of access license agreements between owners or developers and adjoining landowners, as well as issues of enforcement of rights and obligations to access for protective work.
Prior to joining Armstrong Teasdale, Tolman was a founding partner and principal attorney at a New York City-based boutique law firm focusing on construction law and litigation, construction transactions and documents, real estate and landlord-tenant law.