Robert S Peckar is a founding partner of Peckar & Abramson PC, one of the largest and leading construction law firms, with 10 offices in the United States and affiliated offices in the United Kingdom, China, India, Mexico, Brazil and Peru. He has been a leading construction practitioner for 48 years. He has been integrally involved as a legal adviser and advocate for major contractors and projects throughout the world. He is highly respected for his unique ability to guide project participants through troubled projects and difficult relationships to solutions that do not require formal dispute resolution, while having major success as a litigator of construction disputes when efforts to avoid formal dispute resolution are not successful. In addition to providing project specific advice, Mr Peckar’s practice has focused in recent years on counselling both international and US contractors in the formation of joint enterprises, including consortiums and other collaborations in the United States and abroad, and guiding construction companies in the formation, implementation and oversight of corporate integrity programmes that comply with domestic and international requirements.
Mr Peckar is a fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers and a member of industry and professional associations, including serving as general counsel of several US associations and as a legal adviser to others. He is an author and a frequent lecturer.