Greg Trif is the founding member of Trif Law and has a diverse practice in the areas of construction and complex commercial litigation. His representative clients include private owners, general contractors, subcontractors, utility and heavy highway contractors, renewable energy firms and manufacturers of building products. He regularly prosecutes and defends claims in various federal and state courts, as well as providing arbitration tribunals. He also concentrates in the area of labor disputes, public procurement, bid protests, negotiation of change orders and equitable adjustment claims.
Mr. Trif also advises clients in the review, negotiation and drafting of construction contracts, as well providing guidance and counsel in project dispute resolution and project crisis management.
In addition to construction litigation, Mr. Trif has a wide range of experience in shareholder disputes, complex commercial litigation and business torts, such as trade secret disputes and claims for interfering with contractual relationships and prospective business advantages.
Mr. Trif frequently authors articles and lectures to lawyers and construction industry professionals on topics related to the construction industry and construction law. He was selected to the 2013-2019 New Jersey Super Lawyers® list of Rising Stars®. Mr. Trif is also an active participant in the NJSBA Construction Law Section. This Section is comprised of many of the state’s foremost construction law attorneys and is tasked with monitoring the laws impacting the construction industry and providing educational seminars, materials and publications to attorneys and other members of the construction industry. Mr. Trif is currently the Co-Chairman of the Section through May 2021.
Mr. Trif is admitted to the bars of the States of New York and New Jersey, along with the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Southern, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of New York.
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