Michael De Chiara Moderates BISNOW Construction and Development Summit Panel

NEW YORK (November 15, 2013) —

Michael De Chiara served as a moderator at BISNOW’s 4th Annual NYC Construction and Development Summit on November 14 at 51 Astor Place, a recently completed building by Edward J. Minskoff Equities.

Michael ‘s panel included developers Edward Minskoff of Edward J. Minskoff Equities, Justin Elghanayan of Rockrose and Mark Gordon of Tribeca Associates. They discussed, among other topics, current market conditions and their motivations for building certain projects, financing of projects, luxury residential project trends, and future of development given the new political climate in New York.

A co-founding partner of Zetlin & De Chiara, Michael K. De Chiara is an experienced and recognized attorney in the areas of the law regarding the design and construction industries. In addition to litigation and contractual matters, he often advises clients on financial affairs and general business matters covering partnership law, corporate law, employment law, and professional practice matters, including ownership transition and licensing issues. Michael serves as general counsel to many of the country’s larger engineering and architectural firms, and represents owners, developers, engineers, architects, construction managers, contractors and other parties in the construction industry. He is consistently recognized by Chambers USA, Super Lawyers Magazine, and Best Lawyers of America as a leading litigator in construction law.

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