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Megan L. Gardner


Megan Gardner is an Associate at Rich, Intelisano & Katz, LLP. Her practice is focused is construction and real estate litigation and transactions.

Ms. Gardner’s clients include general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, commercial real estate developers and real property owners. She represents clients in connection with a broad range of legal issues related to construction and real property disputes, including, among other things, contract disputes, defect and delay claims, commercial disputes, and mechanic’s lien claims. Ms. Gardner is experienced in representing clients at construction arbitrations and mediations, especially before the American Arbitration Association, as well as administrative hearings, and arguing motions in court.

Ms. Gardner also represents a wide variety of clients in connection with the negotiation and drafting of construction contracts, and contracts relating to the development of commercial and residential properties, including access and license agreements.

Super Lawyers recognized Ms. Gardner as a "Rising Star" in the field of Construction Litigation in 2018, 2019 and 2021-2023.

Ms. Gardner is admitted to practice law in the State of New York. Born and raised in the greater-Cleveland area, she earned her Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she was a Leadership Grant recipient and awarded the CALI Award for International Real Estate Transactions and Religion Clauses in the First Amendment. Prior to law school, Ms. Gardner earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from American University.

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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