As a founding partner at Tuttle Yick LLP, Jeffrey T. Yick provides dedicated legal representation to clients in New York and New Jersey. He also handles some nationwide matters. Mr. Yick focuses his practice on construction litigation, generally handling cases that involve the following matters: preparation and negotiation of construction contracts, project management, risk management and dispute resolution.
After graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Skidmore College, Mr. Yick attended The George Washington University Law School and earned a Juris Doctor.
Over the years, Mr. Yick has represented a range of clients, including architects, construction managers, contractors, developers, engineers, interior designers, owners and other major commercial corporations. His notable successes include defending a home improvement contractor against a construction defect claim and obtaining a $1 million jury verdict in a counterclaim for unpaid fees. Mr. Yick also handled a $20 million complex nursing home construction action, representing a national engineering firm.
Mr. Yick's commitment to maintaining high legal standards while providing quality representation has gained him the respect of his clients and peers. This helped him earn the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.
Staying active in the legal community, Mr. Yick is a member of the New York State Bar Association. He is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey, as well as before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.
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