Jaimee L. Nardiello

Top rated Construction Litigation attorney in New York, New York

Zetlin & De Chiara LLP
Jaimee L. Nardiello
Zetlin & De Chiara LLP

Practice Areas: Construction Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business & Corporate; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2004

Education: New York Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012

Zetlin & De Chiara LLP

801 2nd Avenue
16th Floor
New York, NY 10017 Visit website


Jaimee L. Nardiello is a construction law attorney and partner at Zetlin & De Chiara LLP in New York, New York. Ms. Nardiello handles matters involving construction law, contracts and environmental and energy laws, serving clients in New York City and the surrounding areas. 

Ms. Nardiello has over 16 years of experience handling complex legal disputes and obtaining successful resolutions for her clients. She is an accomplished negotiator and litigator who is familiar with all aspects of the trial process. Over the course of her career, she has been involved in many major construction cases in a diverse range of industries.

A leader within her legal community, Ms. Nardiello sits on the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law Governing Committee and is a former member of the Design Division and Diversity & Inclusion Committee. She is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Construction Lawyers Society of America and sat on the Commercial Real Estate Women of New York executive board, serving as President of that organization.

Acknowledging her achievements, Engineering News-Record included Ms. Nardiello on its “Top 20 Under 40” list. Best Lawyers, Crain’s New York Business, the Mann Charitable Foundation, Real Estate Weekly magazine and the Women Builders Council have also presented her with honors and awards over the years.

Ms. Nardiello received a bachelor’s degree from Marist College and earned her law degree from New York Law School. She holds licenses to practice law before the state courts of New York and New Jersey, the U.S. district courts for the southern and eastern districts of New York and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Practice areas

Construction Litigation: Business, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business/Corporate, Intellectual Property

Focus areas

Business Organizations, Intellectual Property Law

  • 60% Construction Litigation: Business
  • 20% Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 10% Business/Corporate
  • 10% Intellectual Property

First Admitted: 2003

Professional Webpage: https://www.zdlaw.com/professionals-jaimee-l-nardiello

  • Fellow, American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law (2011-2014)
  • Leading Lady, The Mann Charitable Foundation
  • New York Super Lawyers, Rising Star
  • Above and Beyond Award - Outstanding Woman in Real Estate, City & State New York, 2018
  • New York Metro, Super Lawyer
  • Leading Lawyers, Crain's New York, 2018
  • Top 20 Under 40 Industry Professionals, Engineering-News Record
  • Outstanding Woman in the Building Industry, Women Builders Council, 2017
  • Leading Lawyers in Construction Law, Who's Who Legal
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • New Jersey
  • Past Chair, American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law, Design Division
  • New York
  • ABA Forum on Construction Law, Governing Committee, 2019
  • President, CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) NY, 2018
Educational Background:
  • Marist College, B.S.
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Panelist – Arbitration, Mediation and Litigation, AIA New York, 2010
  • Author - Annotated Construction Glossary, American Bar Association, 2010
  • Panelist – Legal Implications of Social Media in the Workplace, New York Building Congress, 2009
  • Author - Civil Liability for False Claims in Public Construction, Construction Advisory Report, 2009
  • Author - The Bar Exam Survival Guide: The Insider's Handbook to Passing the Bar Exam, Professional Publishing Group, 2008
  • Author, Architect-Engineer Contracting, ABA's Federal Government Contracts, Third Edition, 2017
  • Author, AAA Construction Arbitration: A Step-By-Step Guide, Practical Law, 2015
  • CREW NY, Moderator, The High Line Effect - CREW Network, Convention and Marketplace, 2016
  • Moderator, 2nd Annual Retail Forum, Commercial Observer, 2018

Office location for Jaimee L. Nardiello

801 2nd Avenue
16th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 646-916-3174


11 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012

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