Eleven Zetlin & De Chiara LLP Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers for 2017

August 30, 2017

For Immediate Release

Eleven Zetlin & De Chiara LLP Attorneys Receive Prestigious Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers 2017 Ranking


New York, NY (August 30, 2017) - Leading construction law firm Zetlin and De Chiara LLP announced today that eleven of the firm’s attorneys were selected to Super Lawyers 2017, part of Thomson Reuters.


Super Lawyers is an attorney rating service that recognizes outstanding lawyers who have attained a high level of professional achievement and are well respected by their peers and colleagues from over 70 practice areas. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.


The following attorneys from Zetlin and De Chiara LLP were recognized:


Michael K. De Chiara 
Construction Litigation 
Selected to Super Lawyers 2006 – 2017


Michael S. Zetlin 
Construction Litigation, Real Estate 
Selected to Super Lawyers 2006 – 2017


Raymond T. Mellon 
Construction Litigation, Real Estate 
Selected to Super Lawyers 2006 – 2017


Carol J. Patterson 
Construction Litigation 
Selected to Super Lawyers 2006 – 2017


Michael J. Vardaro 
Construction Litigation, Real Estate, Business/Corporate 
Selected to Super Lawyers 2011 – 2017


James J. Terry 
Construction Litigation
Selected to Super Lawyers 2010, 2013 – 2017


Jaimee L. Nardiello 
Construction Litigation 
Selected to Super Lawyers 2013 – 2017 

Rising Stars 2011 – 2012


Bill P. Chimos
Construction Litigation, Business/Corporate, Real Estate

Selected to Super Lawyers 2017


Matthew Dials 
Construction Litigation, Business/Corporate 
Rising Stars 2016 – 2017


Brian W. Hine 
Construction Litigation 
Rising Stars 2016 – 2017


Joeann E. Walker 
Business Litigation 
Rising Stars 2014 - 2017


Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process involving both peer nominations and independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The full list can be viewed at: http://www.superlawyers.com/.


About Zetlin & De Chiara

Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, a leading construction law firm, provides sophisticated legal counsel and business advice to real estate owners and developers as well as architecture and engineering firms in the New York Metropolitan area and around the country.  Many of its attorneys have direct experience with construction and design issues through their work as in-house construction counsel, education and training as architects and engineers, and by earning LEED accreditation. The firm provides counsel throughout the planning, design, and construction process — from drafting and negotiating contracts to advising on risk management strategies.  Zetlin & De Chiara represents clients in litigation and alternative dispute resolution, and also advises on business formation, licensing and corporate issues.


Media Contacts:

Andrea K. Stimmel - Zetlin & DeChiara LLP



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