Uniondale, January 15, 2014 – Partner Joseph P. Asselta presents, “Current Insurance Issues in the Construction Industry,” to the Nassau County Bar Association.
Joseph P. Asselta is Co-Head of the Firm’s Construction Law Department. He represents clients in all segments of the construction industry including owners, developers, financial institutions, design professionals, general contractors, construction managers, government contractors, trade contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, equipment rental companies, insurers and sureties (on both public and private projects). Mr. Asselta has prosecuted and defended numerous small and multi-million dollar claims relating to non-payment, extra work, delays, changed and unforeseen conditions, design and construction defects, defaults, terminations, mechanic’s liens, prevailing wages and project labor issues, insurance coverage and performance and payment bonds in both state and federal courts and administrative agencies, arbitration and mediation. A significant portion of his practice also includes the review, drafting and negotiation of construction contracts and related project documents. He also is particularly effective in listening to his clients’ issues and concerns and counseling them on practical, cost-saving strategies to avoid and resolve disputes during their projects. Mr. Asselta further provides his clients with advice and representation in connection with their corporate, commercial, real estate and insurance needs.
Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP
Founded in 1976, Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo, & Terrana LLP is one of Long Island’s most acclaimed and distinguished law firms. Headquartered in Uniondale, NY, the Firm is conveniently located for clients in Nassau and Suffolk. The Firm employs 60 attorneys who provide counsel to a broad range of clients, including national, regional and local businesses, major real estate developers and organizations, banks, insurance companies, municipalities, educational institutions, and individuals. Personal attention and quality representation that is both practical and cost-effective are hallmarks of the Firm’s policy towards clients.
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