Robert S. Peckar

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in River Edge, NJ

Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
 | 70 Grand Avenue, River Edge, NJ 07661
Phone: 201-343-3434
Fax: 201-343-6306
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1972
Education: Columbia Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (80%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)


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    Attorney Profile

    A founding partner of Peckar & Abramson, P.C., Robert S. Peckar focuses his practice on construction law and commercial litigation in Northern New Jersey and the New York City metropolitan area. His tenure includes years as general counsel for the Building Contractors Association of New Jersey, the Construction Financial Management Association and the New York Building Congress, where he is currently general counsel emeritus. As a fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers and chair of the ADR and International Law Committee within the organization, he has shown his dedication to improving the construction industry.

    Mr. Peckar is a member of the International Bar Association, the Forum on Construction Law of the American Bar Association, The American Road and Transportation Builders Association, the Construction Management Association of America and The Associated General Contractors of America. For his superior legal skills and his adherence to ethics, he has received the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    Additional areas of focus include international construction, dispute resolutions, corporate compliance and integrity counsel, and public-private partnerships. Mr. Peckar earned his Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University and went on to earn a Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School. A passion for ethics and integrity in construction motivates him to stay involved with global clients regarding issues of anti-corruption.

    He is admitted to practice by the State of New Jersey and New York, the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of Federal Claims. With a passion for education and improved ethics in law, he has also been a contributing author to several textbooks and has published articles in Law Business Research.

    * AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards. 

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Construction Litigation: Business
    • 10%Real Estate: Business
    • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution


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    About Robert Peckar

    Admitted: 1972, New Jersey

    Professional Webpage:


    • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated
    • Best Lawyers in America
    • The Legal 500: United States
    • New York Super Lawyers-Metro
    • Leading Construction Lawyer in the World, International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, 2005-2012
    • Chambers USA
    • New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2005 - 2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • Building Trades Employers Association of New York
    • American Road and Transportation Builders Association
    • United States Supreme Court
    • International Bar Association
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    • Associated General Contractors of America
    • Construction Management Association of America
    • State of New York
    • American Bar Association, Construction Industry Forum
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    • American College of Construction Lawyers, ADR and International Law Committee, Chair
    • United States Court of Federal Claims
    • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
    • Building Contractors Association of New Jersey
    • State of New Jersey
    • American College of Construction Lawyers, Fellow
    • United States Courts of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    • National Construction Financial Management Association
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Author, New Jersey Practice: Construction Law
    • Editor, Getting the Deal Through - Construction, an international survey of construction and construction law topics published by Law Business Research in coordination with the International Bar Association and the ABA Section of International Law

    Educational Background:

    • Rutgers University, B.A
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    70 Grand Avenue
    River Edge, NJ 07661

    Phone: 201-343-3434

    Fax: 201-343-6306

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