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Lien Law

Rich, Intelisano & Katz’s construction law practice group is one of the preeminent practices in the City navigating the often esoteric New York Lien Law.

We regularly represent private owners and developers, construction managers, prime contractors and subcontractors, architects, engineers and other design professionals, and sureties in dealing with issues arising under the Lien Law, including:

  • Preparation and filing of mechanic’s liens
  • Mechanic’s lien foreclosure actions
  • Claims for willful exaggeration of liens
  • Trust fund beneficiary and diversion actions
  • Representation in disputes regarding complex priority issues between building loan mortgage holders and mechanic’s lienors
  • Enforcement of, and compliance with, requests for itemized statements of lien and verified statements of trust funds

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Client Reviews
Daniel Katz and his firm are exceptionally knowledgeable about the constantly changing construction business and they have given my company insightful legal advice throughout the years. They have assisted with numerous construction negotiations, claims, and business matters with many satisfactory resolutions. Michael B.
Daniel Katz and his team have always been exemplary, always prepared, always responsive and extremely knowledgeable about construction issues. I cannot imagine better representation. Jim F.
RIK fought hard for me in my FINRA arbitration which resulted in an outstanding result. I will forever be grateful to them. Jeff B.
Ross and his team did a wonderful job representing me in my employment dispute. They were honest, intelligent and hard working. I recommend RIK to all of my colleagues in the financial industry. Steven F.
The theft of pension fund assets by a money manager prompted the Board of Trustee’s investigation into “how did this happen?” John Rich and the Rich, Intelisano & Katz team managed this complex securities litigation matter to fruitful results for our pension fund. Cecelia C., Executive Director