Warshaw Burstein LLP | Brian Markowitz
Attorneys
Brian  J. Markowitz

PRACTICES

Construction
Litigation
Real Estate

EDUCATION

State University of New York, College at Oneonta, B.A., 1995

Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2001

ADMISSIONS

  • 2002, New York
  • 2001, New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Brian J. Markowitz
Counsel
CONTACT INFORMATION
Tel: (212) 984-7845
Fax: (212) 972-9150
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Mr. Markowitz focuses his practice on construction disputes, construction contract drafting and negotiation, commercial litigation, real estate litigation and complex commercial litigation.

Mr. Markowitz represents property owners, developers, construction managers, general contractors and design professionals in all phases of litigation, from case inception through trial or alternative dispute resolution and appeals, in matters involving mechanics’ lien foreclosures, delay claims, extra work disputes, defaults and wrongful termination claims, trust fund claims, surety and insurance issues design defect claims, adverse possession claims, license agreements, adjacent landlord issues, and coop/condo disputes. Mr. Markowitz has extensive experience in all aspects of contract drafting, negotiation and review, including drafting, negotiating and reviewing construction management and general construction agreements, architectural and engineering agreements, construction access and license agreements, consulting agreements and subcontracts.

AFFILIATIONS

  • American Bar Association
  • Phi Delta Phi, Legal Honor Society

PRIOR AFFILIATIONS

  • Klein & Solomon, LLP, Senior Counsel
  • Duane Morris LLP, Associate
  • Thelen LLP, Associate
  • Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP, Associate
  • Ross & Cohen, LLP, Associate
  • New York City Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel, Assistant Corporation Counsel

PRESENTATIONS

Seminar:  "What are Mechanic's Liens and Why do They Matter for your Project", Worldwide Land Transfer Netucation Series 2015.

AWARDS/HONORS

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star in Construction Law, 2011-2013