Thursday, March 3, 2011

Construction contract tip of the day

When dealing with construction contracts on private construction projects, pursuant to GBL Section 757, any contractual provision that attempts to make the contract subject to the laws of any state other than New York, or that requires litigation or arbitration in another state, is void an unenforceable.  Note that this does not apply to material suppliers. 

Vincent T. Pallaci is a partner at the New York law firm of Kushnick Pallaci, PLLC where his practice focuses primarily on the area of construction law.  He can be reached at (631) 752-7100 or

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