Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram

“The thing that sets this firm apart is their passion for their work. They produce high-quality work with a high degree of professionalism.”

Robert G. Hisaoka – President, RRR, LLC

Judah Lifschitz

“Avoiding 'E-trouble' in Construction Litigation,” Construction Executive

In an article published on August 14 in Construction Executive, Judah Lifschitz discusses electronically stored information and how construction companies can avoid “e-trouble.” If not used carefully and properly, emails and other electronically stored information will serve as “truth serum” in court.

Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram Attorney Listed Among America's Best Lawyers

Shapiro Lifschitz & Schram is pleased to announce attorney Judah Lifschitz’s recognition in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in construction law. This honor, which is based entirely on peer-review, highlights Lifschitz’s extensive experience in construction-related matters.

What Next? Key Steps Following a Structural Collapse or Other Crisis Caused by Defective Work

Judah Lifschitz and Daniel A. Kapner author an article for Construction Executive addressing key steps following a structural collapse or other crisis caused by defective work.

“The Fallout From a Catastrophic Jobsite Incident,” Construction Dive

In an article published on April 2 in Construction Dive, Judah Lifschitz discusses potential legal problems in the aftermath of a catastrophic jobsite incident. “If the delivery method is design-bid-build, and there’s some kind of failure, the owner will be looking at the contractors and subcontractors and [separately] at the designer,” he states.

Judah Lifschitz and Gregory Seador author an article for Construction Executive discussing recoupment and setoff in construction contracts.

In an article published on Wednesday, February 28 in Construction Executive, Judah Lifschitz and Gregory Seador discuss recoupment and setoff in construction contracts.

 

Judah Lifschitz discusses favorable settlement in Silver Spring Transit Center Litigation (Construction Commentary & Review)

An article published in the February / March issue of the Construction Lawyer Society of America’s Construction Commentary & Review discusses Shapiro Lifschitz & Schram’s favorable settlement on behalf of its client, Foulger-Pratt Contracting LLC, in a highly contested case involving the design, construction, and delayed opening of the Silver Spring Transit Center project in Montgomery County, Maryland.

 

Shapiro Lifschitz & Schram wins favorable settlement for client Foulger-Pratt in Silver Spring Transit Center litigation

Shapiro Lifschitz & Schram, P.C. is pleased to announce that it has successfully settled a lawsuit on behalf of its client, Foulger-Pratt Contracting LLC, in a highly contested case involving the design, construction, and delayed opening of the Silver Spring Transit Center project in Montgomery County, Md.

Judah Lifschitz Named to 2017 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers ‘Top 100’ List

Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram, P.C. is pleased to announce that Judah Lifschitz, Principal and Co-President of the firm, has been named to the 2017 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers “Top 100” list. This is the ninth consecutive year that Lifschitz has been named a Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer.

Three Onerous Contract Provisions to Avoid

Judah Lifschitz and Daniel A. Kapner recently published an article entitled, “Three Onerous Contract Provisions to Avoid,” in the October 2016 issue of Construction Executive magazine.

Judah Lifschitz to Lead EUCI Course in July on EPC Contracts for Power & Energy Projects

As a result of continued demand from owners and executives of power companies, Judah Lifschitz and Daniel A. Kapner will present an EUCI continuing education course on EPC Contracts for Power & Energy Projects on July 19-20, 2016in Washington, D.C. This will be the fourth EUCI course on EPC Contracts for Power & Energy Projects that Mr. Lifschitz has led.

Did You Know . . .

Members of the SLS trial group have tried in excess of 50 jury trials and 75 bench trials?

The SLS construction group has worked on sports stadiums across the country including Orioles Park in Baltimore and Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati?

The SLS construction group has worked on power plant projects across the country?

In 2007 SLS was selected for an Honorable Mention as one of the Best Places To Work in Washington DC?

Ron Shapiro, Steve Schram and Judd Lifschitz have all been selected as SuperLawyers by Law and Politics?

The SLS office building is an historic townhouse constructed in the late 1800s?

SLS has been selected by Martindale-Hubbell as a Preeminent Law Firm?

SLS trial lawyers have argued appeals in the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal for the 4th, 5th, 9th, D.C. and Federal Circuit?

SLS trial lawyers have been lead trial counsel in cases in Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, and Virginia, - to name just a few?

Virtually all the cases that SLS trial lawyers mediated have been favorably settled at mediation?

The transactional group at SLS was lead counsel on one of the largest, most complex mixed-use projects in downtown Washington, DC involving 4 lenders and 6 property owners?

In appreciation for the outstanding efforts of each of its employees during 2007, SLS gave everyone (attorneys, paralegals, and staff) a 4 day/3 night expense paid trip to Key West, Florida?

The transactional group at SLS has represented tenants in more than 200 retail leases in the Mid-Atlantic region?

Every attorney in the transactional group at SLS has at least 15 years experience?

The transactional group at SLS has represented developers in the purchase, construction, financing and/or sale of more than 75 multi-family apartment projects?

The transactional group at SLS has represented real estate investors and developers with respect to property in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Tennessee, Michigan and the U.S. Virginia Islands?

Attorneys in the transactional group at SLS have represented eight national banks in commercial real estate loans?

Attorneys in the transactional group at SLS have represented the FDIC, the Resolution Trust Corporation and several banking institutions in loan workout transactions throughout the Mid-Atlantic region?

The transactional group at SLS has represented homebuilders and commercial real estate developers in work-outs of individual loans and also for work-outs of large portfolios involving dozens of properties in several states?

The trial lawyers of SLS have numerous reported decisions to their credit?