Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram

“It is fascinating to be on the inner circle with them.”

Edward P. Rudden – President and Owner, Accordia Consulting

Judah Lifschitz

Judah Lifschitz and Daniel A. Kapner article featured in Construction Today

Judah Lifschitz and Daniel A. Kapner recently published an article entitled “Avoiding Double Recovery” in Construction Today. The article discusses how laws governing duplicate mechanics’ liens vary from state to state and offers advice regarding legal remedies.

Judah Lifschitz recently profiled in Bisnow

Judah Lifschitz was recently profiled in the Bisnow Morning Brief. When asked about his most memorable project, Judah cited defending New Athens Generating Company, LLC against Bechtel’s multi-million dollar claims and collecting $27 million for his client, in one of the largest liquidated damages awards in the history of the construction industry. 

Judah Lifschitz quoted regarding a successful trial team

Judah Lifschitz was recently quoted in a Law360 article entitled 7 Dos And Don’ts For Staffing A Trial Team. The article stated that trials could be won or lost based on the makeup and chemistry of a litigation team.

Judah Lifschitz recently published Best Practices for Construction Dispute Mediation

Judah Lifschitz, Co-President of Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram recently published in Construction Blog regarding the high success rate of mediation in resolving construction disputes.

Judah Lifschitz moderated Bisnow's 2nd Annual Bisnow Construction Summit

Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram’s Judah Lifschitz moderated Bisnow’s 2nd Annual Bisnow Construction Summit on December 3, 2013, and led a discussion by construction industry leaders of the greater Washington, DC, area about market trends, challenges, opportunities, and issues affecting the industry.

Judah Lifschitz to Moderate Washington, DC New Develoment Frontiers Bisnow Event

Judah Lifschitz to Moderate Washington, DC New Develoment Frontiers Bisnow Event - Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram is pleased to announce that Judah Lifschitz will serve as moderator for the Washington, DC New Development Frontiers Bisnow event on Thursday, Ju

Judah Lifschitz discusses EPC contracts and management or risk

“EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) projects involve many significant risks and, as a result, EPC contract negotiations are, in large measure, an exercise in risk allocation,” notes Judah LifschitzCo-President of Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram, in an article

Judah Lifschitz to Serve as Faculty Member at ABA Construction Industry Trial Academy

Judah Lifschitz has again been selected as a member of the Trial Academy Faculty for the Forum on the Construction Industry sponsored by the American Bar Association. Judah was also a member of the Trial Academy Faculty during last year's inaugural session of the Forum. Judah is one of only twelve experienced construction litigation experts from throughout the United States selected for the Trial Academy Faculty.

Judah Lifschitz - Executive Profile in the Washington Business Journal

Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram's Co-President, Judah Lifschitz was recently the focus of an Executive Profile in the Washington Business Journal. The profile, which ran in the WBJ's April issue is a Q&A format and gives insights into what motivates this powerhouse litigator.

Judah Lifschitz on the state of the energy construction industry in 2013

In his article posted on February 28, 2013, at Energy & Mining InternationalJudah Lifschitz provided an overview of the energy construction indust

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?