Tom Giordano is a Partner in the firm’s Westchester office and a member of the Construction practice group. The main focus of his practice is to provide legal advice and assistance to owners, developers, contractors, and sureties in connection with a broad range of construction-related transactions, claims, and disputes.
Tom is a skilled contract drafter and negotiator, as well as a seasoned litigator with 28 years of experience in the construction field. His legal skills are uniquely bolstered by his architectural training, and his experience in historic preservation and construction project management. Prior to becoming an attorney, he earned a Master’s Degree in Historic Preservation from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Historic Preservation, and then served for several years as the Director of Historic Preservation for Central Park in New York, where he was in charge of numerous construction and restoration projects involving the Park’s historic structures and monuments.
Tom's practice includes negotiation, litigation, arbitration, and mediation in New York, Connecticut, and various other jurisdictions, and he regularly represents clients in connection with the prosecution and defense of mechanic’s liens and a wide variety of construction and insurance claims. He has extensive experience in the discovery, analysis, and management of electronic and paper-based information in large-scale, document-intensive construction and commercial cases.
- New York
- U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
- U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut