Richard Dyer practices in the area of construction law, including both contentious and non-contentious matters. Mr. Dyer has extensive experience in a broad range of construction, transactional and dispute resolution matters, including: preparation and negotiation of construction contracts, turnkey/design-build contracts, EPC contracts, construction management contracts, architect and engineer agreements, consultant agreements and trade contracts/subcontracts; contract administration; EEO and OSHA matters; surety bonding, mechanic’s lien and insurance matters.
He advises on the resolution of construction, engineering, and other commercial disputes through litigation, arbitration, including AAA and ICC administered proceedings, and mediation. Representative projects include: stadiums, aquariums, waste-to-energy facilities, power projects, LNG/LPG facilities, paper mills, casino resorts, infrastructure/transportation facilities, telecom loops, hospitals, institutional buildings, research facilities, schools, manufacturing facilities, assisted living facilities, museums, hotels and high-rise commercial and residential buildings.
Mr. Dyer has advised and represented owner/developers, contractors, and subcontractors on matters involving the total construction process from the pre-construction phase through the construction phase and beyond involving matters such as contract formulation, claims, dispute avoidance and resolution, suretyship, liens, insolvency, default, and termination.
He has been directly involved in some of the most visible construction projects in the New York metropolitan area, including: Rockefeller University; Lincoln Center; World Trade Center Memorial and Museum; Four Seasons Hotel; Baruch College; United Nations; Foxwoods Resort; Guggenheim Museum Expansion; Trump Tower; Jacob Javits Convention Center; Trump International Hotel and Tower; Metropolitan Tower; World Wide Plaza; The Grand Hyatt Hotel; Roosevelt Island; Battery Park City; Broad Financial Center; Financial Square; 750 Lexington Avenue; 461 Fifth Avenue; 667 Madison Avenue; 535 Madison Avenue; Park Avenue Tower; 599 Lexington Avenue; 527 Madison Avenue; ATT World Headquarters; 33 Maiden Lane; 40 Broad Street; and 101 Park Avenue.
Other projects included Kiani Kertas Paper Mill, Indonesia; Jindal Power Project, India; Tampa LPG Facility; Penuelas Power Project, P. R.; Cedar Bay Cogeneration Facility, Florida; Quezon Power Project, Philippines; Champion International World Headquarters; N.Y. Football Giants Stadium and the adjacent Meadowlands Racetrack; Intercontinental Hotels in Cairo, Egypt and Amman, Jordan; the ARAMCO Headquarters Building and Hospital Facilities in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; and other projects in New Jersey, Connecticut, Tennessee, South Carolina, Florida, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Iowa, Washington, DC, and Texas.
- Providing construction counseling to a development and equity team proposing on the $4 billion P3 project to redevelop New York’s LaGuardia Airport Main Terminal.
- Providing transactional advice to a state power authority concerning tender documents and contracting forms for supply, construction and turnkey projects.
- Drafting and negotiation of FIDIC-based design-build contract documents for a 1,400-unit military housing project near Seoul, South Korea.
- Representation of an international NGO on a multibillion-dollar capital program to perform a complete rehabilitation of its headquarters campus in New York City.
- Providing transactional services to the planning and construction office of a world-renowned research and teaching university in the biomedical sciences in connection with its capital construction program at its campus in New York City.
- Review of FIDIC-based contract documents for a shopping center and entertainment complex in Riga, Latvia.
- Representation of an international contractor on a South American hydroelectric project involving miles of tunnels by TBMs and conventional methods.
- Representation of a design/build contractor in litigation with a subcontractor on a Waste to Energy Plant in Federal District Court in Boston, Massachusetts.
- Representation of a general contractor in a state court action against a public transportation authority seeking to recover delay damages for itself and a subcontractor under a liquidation agreement.
- Representation of an institutional museum owner in the prosecution of fire damage claims against insurance carriers and in the defense of delay damage claims by a trade contractor.
- New York
- New Jersey
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
- Villanova University School of Law, J.D.
- Villanova University School of Engineering, B.S.C.E., with honors
- American Bar Association
- Association of the Bar of the City of New York
- New York Building Congress
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York
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