Zetlin & De Chiara Welcomes Reena Costello to the Firm

December 13, 2016

Zetlin & De Chiara Welcomes Reena Costello to the Firm 

NEW YORK (December 13, 2016) – Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, a leading national construction law firm, today announced that Reena Costello has joined the firm in the New York office and will assume an Associate position once admitted to the New York Bar.

“We are excited that Reena has joined us,” said Michael Vardaro, Managing Partner of Zetlin & De Chiara. “She is a strong addition to our team, bringing a unique perspective on construction and helping Zetlin & De Chiara provide our clients with unparalleled representation. We are delighted she’s chosen to make New York, and our firm, her home.”

Reena’s practice will focus on complex construction disputes and contractual matters. She joins Zetlin & De Chiara from Australian firm Fisher Jeffries Barristers & Solicitors, where she was an Associate in the firm’s litigation department.

Previously, she clerked for the Honorable Justice John Sulan, Supreme Court, South Australia and served as a reporter for Thomson Reuters’ Building and Construction Law Journal.  She earned a Masters of Law, with honors, from Columbia Law School as well as a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Adelaide.


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.


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