Thomas S. Finegan

712200717251841august

CONTACT
Phone: (212) 695-8100
Fax: (212) 629-4013
E-mail: tfinegan@goetzfitz.com

PRACTICE AREAS
Construction Contracts & Transactions

Construction Litigation, Arbitration &
Mediation

EDUCATION
J.D., Brooklyn Law School
B.A., Fordham University

ADMISSIONS
New York
New Jersey
U.S. District Court, SDNY
U.S. District Court, EDNY
U.S. District Court, New Jersey
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Federal Circuit Court of Appeals

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association

Thomas Finegan concentrates his practice in construction matters. He handles the full gamut of construction law, including contract negotiations among owners’ representatives, construction managers, architects and contractors, and conducts all aspects of litigation and alternative dispute resolution in the construction industry.

Tom’s recent projects have included:

  • Negotiating and drafting all documents for the purchase of a construction subdivision of a public corporation;
  • Trial of a construction arbitration to conclusion in which he successfully defeated a multimillion-dollar claim, and recovered 100% of the counterlcaim and all legal fees;
  • Defeating, before a jury, a negligence claim brought when a subcontractor caused the destruction of an adjacent structure, and achieving repayment to the client of all litigation costs and legal fees as part of a final settlement.
  • Before joining the Firm in 1985, Tom was a partner in the firm of LaRossa, Axenfeld & Mitchell.

    He is is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and its Construction and Real Property Law Sections.