Hinckley, Allen & Snyder Construction Partners are 2012 "Boston Lawyers of the Year"

Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP has announced that Best Lawyers has named Joel Lewin, Chair of the Firm’s Construction & Public Contracts Group “2012 Boston Construction Lawyer of the Year” and Robert Lizza, Vice-Chair of the Firm’s Construction & Public Contracts group, “2012 Boston Litigation – Construction Lawyer of the Year”.

Only a single lawyer in each specialty in Boston is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2012) is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

As Chair of the Construction Law Group, Joel's primary focus has been representing general contractors, owners and subcontractors in complex litigation. He was the firm's team leader in representing the general contractors performing most of the construction of the "Big Dig" in Boston. His practice concentrates on heavy civil projects including tunnels, bridges, highways, wastewater-treatment plants, as well as office buildings, shopping centers, power plants, hospitals, schools, courthouses, airports and marine projects.

As Vice Chair of the Construction & Public Contracts Law Group, Bob’s practice is in construction law, with an emphasis on dispute resolution, contract drafting and negotiation, risk management counseling, and general business advice to construction managers, contractors, design-builders and owners. Bob has twenty-nine years of experience resolving complex construction disputes through negotiation, litigation, and ADR, and has been lead counsel in dozens of trials, bid protests, arbitrations, and mediations.

With over 25 professionals, the Construction & Public Contracts Group at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP is one of the top construction law practices in the country. U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have given Hinckley, Allen & Snyder’s Construction & Public Contracts Group a National Tier 1 ranking in Construction Law. The Firm is the only New England based law firm to achieve this ranking in the field of Construction Law.

Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP has provided a full range of legal services and pragmatic business advice to clients throughout the Northeast for over a century.  With offices in Boston, Massachusetts, Providence, Rhode Island, Hartford, Connecticut and Concord, New Hampshire, our team of over 130 lawyers provides expert legal counsel and in-depth industry knowledge in such specialties as venture capital, intellectual property, state and federal taxation, securities law, health care law, construction law, corporate law, real estate law, labor and employment law and commercial litigation.