Richard L. Abramson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
 | 1325 Avenue of the Americas, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-382-0909
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1973
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (50%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Richard L. Abramson is the founding partner of Peckar & Abramson, P.C., located in New York, New York. Mr. Abramson devotes his practice primarily to commercial litigation and construction law, representing a diverse group of clients in the New York City metropolitan area as well as throughout northern New Jersey.

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin with a bachelor’s degree, Mr. Abramson earned his law degree from Brooklyn Law School. In addition to being admitted to practice in both New York and New Jersey, he is also licensed to appear before federal courts in both states as well as before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Abramson has extensive experience in both litigation and alternative dispute resolution methods, such as arbitration and mediation, and has represented entities including banks, manufacturers, real estate developers and retail corporations. Throughout his legal career, he has participated as lead counsel in dozens of matters, several of which have gone to jury trials. Many of his cases have resulted in recoveries in excess of $1 million.

Because of his passion and hard work, Mr. Abramson has received recognition for his representation of clients, including being listed in the Best Lawyers directory. His career success has also resulted in a rating* of AV Preeminent, the highest possible, by the respected attorney peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell. Outside of his law practice, he is involved with bar associations including the Bergen County Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Construction Litigation (50%)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (50%): Arbitration, Mediation

Focus Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Arbitration, Mediation


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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2018

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About Richard Abramson

Admitted: 1973, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin, B.A.
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Office Location for Richard L. Abramson

1325 Avenue of the Americas
10th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Phone: 212-382-0909


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Last Updated: 1/22/2018

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