Peter Torcicollo, Co-Chair of the firm’s Commercial & Criminal Litigation Department, has a broad-based commercial litigation practice with substantial trial experience in a variety of forums, including federal courts, the state courts of New York and New Jersey, and both AAA and private party arbitration. He has extensive experience handling construction-related disputes, including contract claims and claims relating to change orders, construction defects, scheduling and delay, construction liens, public bidding, and design. His practice also includes commercial contract disputes, minority shareholder and partnership disputes, restrictive covenant litigation, defense of RICO and class action claims, and labor-related claims in the construction sector.
Mr. Torcicollo is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and served as the Chair of the firm’s Professional Development Committee and as the firm’s Director of Recruiting, Associate Retention and Lateral Hiring for more than fifteen years. He is a Trustee of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey, serves on the New Jersey Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee (JPAC), and is a former Trustee of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Torcicollo worked in the construction industry.
Termination is a powerful and important contractual and common law tool that parties have in their arsenal on construction projects. However, depending upon the circumstances, termination can potentially have significant, adverse consequences. This s...