Experience

Jane Addams Vocational High School : Bronx, NY Top of page

GEORGOULIS PLLC represented the general contractor in complex construction litigation against The New York City School Construction Authority over the design and installation of a built-up roofing system in connection with the extensive renovation of the Jane Addams Vocational High School. Following a three-week trial, GEORGOULIS PLLC’s client received a verdict in its favor and was awarded significant damages.


 

Erasmus Hall High School : Brooklyn, NY Top of page

In connection with the 80 million dollar renovation to the Erasmus High School, GEORGOULIS PLLC represents the general contractor in litigation against the New York City School Construction Authority concerning the design and installation of an Olympic-sized swimming pool and concrete gunite work.

Williamsburg Houses : Brooklyn, NY Top of page

GEORGOULIS PLLC represented the general contractor against the New York City Housing Authority in litigation arising out of the 59 million dollar renovation of the Williamsburg Houses public housing development. GEORGOULIS PLLC successfully resolved the litigation with a multimillion-dollar recovery for its client, which included issues of delay damages and additional compensation for out of sequence work.


 

Rehabilitation of Seven Stations on the Broadway/Jamaica Line in Brooklyn, NY Top of page

In connection with this multimillion-dollar renovation of a subway line for the New York City Transit Authority, GEORGOULIS PLLC represented the general contractor in complex construction litigation with its subcontractor. GEORGOULIS PLLC successfully defended against the subcontractor’s claim and its client received a verdict in its favor and was awarded damages after a trial which included issues of extra work, delay damages and additional compensation for costs associated with acceleration.

New York City Pier 36 Project : New York, NY Top of page

In this multimillion-dollar construction of a garage facility on Pier 36, GEORGOULIS PLLC represented the subcontractor against the prime contractor in complex construction litigation on this project for the city of New York. GEORGOULIS PLLC's client received a verdict in its favor and was awarded damages in this jury trial which included issues of extra work and delay damages.

Orangetown Sewage Treatment Plant Expansion : Town of Orangetown, NY Top of page

In this multimillion-dollar expansion of an existing sewage treatment plant, GEORGOULIS PLLC represented the general contractor in litigation against the Town of Orangetown. This complex construction case included issues of changed conditions, environmental issues, delay, extra work, and design errors. GEORGOULIS PLLC successfully resolved this case during litigation through the process of mediation which resulted in a multimillion-dollar award for its client.


 

Demolition of Wantagh Parkway Bridge over Sloop Channel and Utility Relocation Top of page

In this multimillion-dollar demolition of Wantagh Parkway Bridge which included the completion of the longest utility relocation via directional drilling in New York, GEORGOULIS PLLC represented the general contractor in complex construction litigation against the New York State Department of transportation. GEORGOULIS PLLC’s client received a verdict in its favor and was awarded damages in excess of a million dollars after a three week trial which included issues of breach of contract, conflicts between contract documents and actual conditions, extra work and design errors.

Public School 24 : Brooklyn, NY Top of page

In this multimillion-dollar remediation of P.S. 24, GEORGOULIS PLLC represents the general contractor in complex construction litigation against the New York City School Construction Authority. This matter involves issues regarding the design and construction of exterior masonry walls, controlled inspections and design errors.


 

Renovation of Con Edison Substation into Private Residence : New York, NY Top of page

In this multimillion-dollar conversion of a Manhattan Con Edison substation into a private residence and film production studio, GEORGOULIS PLLC successfully represented the Owner in a binding arbitration with the general contractor. Issues of breach of contract, delay damages, and defective work were addressed in the arbitration.

Wage & Hour Claims

GEORGOULIS PLLC has extensive experience in defending contractors, subcontractors and sureties with respect to claims for unpaid union benefits, Fair Labor Standards Act collective actions and State Wage & Hour class actions in both federal and state courts. These actions include breach of contract claims for failure to pay prevailing wages and supplemental benefits concerning multi-million dollar construction projects.

GEORGOULIS PLLC has been involved in the settlement and trial of over 30 of these cases, including administrative tribunals before the New York City Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings concerning petitions filed by New York City Comptroller’s Office, Bureau of Labor Law.

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