Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
Denis regularly assists clients in a number of market segments, including construction management, general and EPC contracting, power/energy, and infrastructure, and is highly experienced in the areas of construction defect, delay and disruption claims, change-order and extra work claims, mechanics’ liens, and public bidding challenges. He is also a highly sought-after contracts attorney, helping clients draft and negotiate construction agreements that utilize both custom and industry standard forms.
Denis’s experience includes the representation of clients across the United States and internationally, and routinely assists clients with compliance issues—particularly those regarding the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). In 2021, he completed FIDIC Certified Course Module 2: Claims and Disputes Resolution.
Prior to entering the legal profession, Denis was a project engineer at a major New Jersey government agency, where he managed numerous projects through design to procurement and construction. Denis is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University in the Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics where he teaches a course in Prevention and Resolution of Construction Disputes. Previously, Denis was an Adjunct Professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, where he taught a course on the legal aspects of various types of construction contracts and specifications.
Denis has been named to the New York-Metro Super Lawyers list from 2019 to 2021, the New York-Metro Super Lawyers Rising Stars list from 2011 to 2018, the New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars list from 2008 to 2018 and the New Jersey Super Lawyers list in 2021. He was also selected as one of Legal 500’s 2022 Recommended Lawyers, a 2016 Top Construction Lawyer and one of the “New York Top-Rated Lawyers” in 2019 by ALM & Martindale-Hubbell.
•The Legal 500: United States, “Recommended Lawyer,” 2022
• ALM & Martindale-Hubbell "New York Top-Rated Lawyers", 2019 - 2020
• New York-Metro Super Lawyers, 2019 - 2021 • New York-Metro Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2011 - 2018
•New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2021
• New Jersey Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2008 - 2018
• The Legal 500, Top Construction Lawyers List, 2016