David Pfeffer

David Pfeffer
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin

David Pfeffer is a partner and chair of the Construction Group at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin.

David works with clients in the commercial real estate and construction industry, and represents commercial, institutional and residential real estate owners, operators and developers. David is helping his clients reshape skylines through some of the most significant construction and development projects in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Long Island City.

As a business partner to his clients, David not only provides sound legal advice, but also has a keen understanding of the business climate. He handles matters such as contract preparation, development, continuing operation, leasing and dispute resolution, and also maintains an active practice in business negotiation. Providing business solutions from a legal perspective, David’s practice focuses on project delivery strategies and the preparation and negotiation of design, construction and related contracts for private and public real estate development projects.

In addition, David has litigated cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States and before various alternative dispute resolution boards, gaining a solid reputation as a litigator who develops innovative solutions to complex disputes. He is widely experienced in prosecuting and defending construction and real estate related disputes such as:

design errors
mold and water infiltration claims
building failures
delays, acceleration and consequential damage claims
surety bond claims
insurance coverage disputes
lien and trust fund issues
bid protests and bid rigging
lease and ownership disputes
copyright claims
general contract matters