David Pfeffer

David Pfeffer
Partner
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin

David Pfeffer is a partner and chair of the Construction Group at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin.

David works with clients in the commercial real estate and construction industry, and represents commercial, institutional and residential real estate owners, operators and developers. David is helping his clients reshape skylines through some of the most significant construction and development projects in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Long Island City.

As a business partner to his clients, David not only provides sound legal advice, but also has a keen understanding of the business climate. He handles matters such as contract preparation, development, continuing operation, leasing and dispute resolution, and also maintains an active practice in business negotiation. Providing business solutions from a legal perspective, David’s practice focuses on project delivery strategies and the preparation and negotiation of design, construction and related contracts for private and public real estate development projects.

In addition, David has litigated cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States and before various alternative dispute resolution boards, gaining a solid reputation as a litigator who develops innovative solutions to complex disputes. He is widely experienced in prosecuting and defending construction and real estate related disputes such as:

  • design errors

  • mold and water infiltration claims

  • building failures

  • delays, acceleration and consequential damage claims

  • surety bond claims

  • insurance coverage disputes

  • lien and trust fund issues

  • bid protests and bid rigging

  • lease and ownership disputes

  • copyright claims

  • general contract matters