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James A. Kozachek practices law in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York.  He handles all manner of construction, real estate, environmental and business litigation.


For more than twenty years, Mr. Kozachek has represented owners, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, construction managers and design professionals in all manner of construction projects and construction project disputes (litigation, arbitration and mediation) including construction and design defect claims, contract disputes, work-place injury claims, insurance coverage disputes, lien claims, express and implied warranty claims, planned community turn-over disputes, product liability claims, mold and other environmental hazard claims, environmental regulatory, NOV and cost-recovery claims.



James A. Kozachek

Mr. Kozachek has handled contracts, compliance and disputes on projects in North America, South America and Asia. He has handled disputes involving hospitals, treatment plants, recycling facilities, warehouses, shopping centers, offices, hotels, sports arenas, roads, bridges, site improvements, manufacturing facilities, assisted living facilities, restaurants, schools, apartments, condominiums, townhouses and hundreds of single family homes.


Mr. Kozachek was honored last month by the New Jersey Builders’ Association with an award for exemplary service as a member of the NJBA’s Legislative Affairs Committee. 


Mr. Kozachek received his BA from Rutgers College, Rutgers University in 1987, where he was a Henry Rutgers Scholar and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Sigma Iota and Phi Alpha Theta honor societies and his J.D. Rutgers University School of Law – Newark, where he was both an author and an instructor. 


Mr. Kozachek is a frequent lecturer and author, speaking and writing on such topics as the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, the New Jersey Construction Lien Law, the New Jersey Prompt Payment Act, the Waiver Rule, How to Navigate Special Civil Part and Small Claims Court in New Jersey and legal issues associated with the Hurricane Sandy recovery.  


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