Adrienne L. Isacoff

Adrienne L. Isacoff

Of Counsel

Phone 201.843.5858
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Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (cum laude)
  • City University of New York – Brooklyn College

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • New Jersey State Court
  • United States District Court for the State of New Jersey

Awards & Recognition *

  • New Jersey Super Lawyers (2018, 2019 and 2020)
  • Construction Lawyers Society of America

Adrienne L. Isacoff serves Of Counsel in the Firm’s New Providence office, serving as Co-Chair of the Construction and Public Contracting Group. She focuses on public, commercial and hi-end residential construction contracts, public contracting and procurement, as well as on her active dispute resolution practice. She serves as Legal Counsel to the Utility & Transportation Contractors Association of NJ, and provides counsel and litigation services to commercial and residential property owners, as well as school districts and county colleges, including contract drafting and negotiating; preparation of bid and procurement documents; lien and bond claims; and claims involving differing site conditions, delay, consumer fraud, public bid disputes, and breach of contract.

Adrienne serves as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association on construction and related disputes, including single-member small matters and three-member panel complex matters. She also provides mediation services for the AAA, as well as for the U. S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Superior Court of New Jersey and by private engagement. She was selected to serve on the AAA Master Mediator Panel for large construction disputes.

Adrienne is a past Co-Chair of the NJSBA Construction Law Section, current Co-Chair of the Bergen County Bar Association Construction Law Committee and is a member of the NJSBA Dispute Resolution Section and the Women’s Construction Initiative NYC. She served for eight years as a member of the Planning Board in the Borough of Closter, and currently serves as the Secretary and Education Committee Chair of the Closter Democratic Club.

Adrienne was selected as a Fellow in the Construction Lawyers Society of America, and is a selectee by Super Lawyers for 2018, 2019 and 2020 in the field of alternate dispute resolution. She has authored many articles and is frequently asked to present CLE seminars on construction law and alternate dispute resolution.

Select Seminars

  • “Harnessing the Power of Dispute Avoidance in Construction Projects.” May 2019, New Jersey State Bar Association.
  • “Changing Face of Employment – What Employers, Employees & Attorneys Need to Know About Expanding Diversity in Traditionally Insular Fields,” May 2017, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • A Primer on Construction Drawings and Related Contract & Litigation Issues, November 2016, Bergen County Bar Association
  • Arbitration Issues in Construction Projects, June 2016, NJSBA
  • Understanding New Jersey Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations, December 2015, Lorman Education Services
  • OSHA Overview on Construction Projects, September 2015, NJSBA
  • Negotiating Construction Contracts from the Owner’s Perspective, September 2015, NJSBA
  • Securing Payment for the Contractor, Subcontractor and Supplier, June 2015, NJSBA
  • Remedies and Defenses on Home Improvement Projects Under the Consumer Fraud Act, May 2014, NJSBA
  • Construction Lien Law on Residential Projects, September 2010, Lorman Education Services

Select Publications

  • “A Look at the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act” NJSBA Construction Newsletter, November 2018
  • “Are Subcontractors at Risk of Losing the Protection Afforded by the Municipal Mechanic’s Lien Law?” New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, December 2017
  • “Navigating the Landmines in Home Construction Dispute Resolution” New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, April 2017
  • “How to Keep Construction Arbitration Economical and Efficient,” www.lorman.com/resources, January 2015
  • “Amendments to Construction Lien Law,” www.lexology.com, January 2011
  • “Recent Developments in New Jersey Lien Law and Bond Law,” www.lexology.com, August 2010

* No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

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