Brian J Markowitz’s practice areas include construction disputes, construction contract drafting and negotiation, and real estate and commercial litigation.
Brian has comprehensively represented a wide variety of clients including property owners, developers, construction managers, general contractor and design professionals from case inception through trial, including alternative dispute resolution and appeals. Brian brings vast experience in resolving legal issues ranging from lien law trust fund claims, adjacent landlord issues and coop/condo disputes to mechanic’s lien foreclosures, general contractor agreements, license agreement, delay claims, extra work disputes, construction defect claims, defaults and more to Goldstein Hall’s clients.
Brian graduated with a law degree from Brooklyn Law School, where he was also the President of Phi Delta Phi. Additionally, he received a Certificate of Environmental Studies at Nottingham Trent University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the State University of New York College at Oneonta. Brian is a member of the American Bar Association and Phi Delta Phi the International Legal Honor Society. He was selected as a “Rising Star” in the area of Construction Law from 2011-2013 by Super Lawyers Magazine. In 2018, he was recognized by Martindale-Hubbell with a Peer Review Rating. He was given an “AV” rating from his peers, which means that he was deemed to have very high professional ethics and preeminent legal ability.
Construction Contract Drafting and Negotiation
Real Estate Litigation
Complex Commercial Litigation
Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Disputes