Sean P. Ryan

Sean P. Ryan: Attorney with Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation


Sean P. Ryan is a Partner and Chair of the Contracts & Risk Management Practice Group. He has extensive experience representing clients in the United States and internationally on construction and hazardous materials remediation projects. Projects have included office buildings, schools, hospitals, hotels, condominiums, stadiums, dams and pipelines.

Mr. Ryan’s practice focuses on contracts and risk management. He is experienced in reviewing, drafting and negotiating construction contracts, including design-build and EPC contracts and federal, state and local government contracts.

Mr. Ryan has negotiated contracts for clients doing business around the world, including Europe and Asia. He has extensive experience representing clients developing and constructing multibillion-dollar projects in India and has presented workshops to Indian companies involved in infrastructure, energy and construction.

Mr. Ryan also counsels clients on claims and disputes. He was a member of an international legal team that analyzed, prepared and settled $300 million worth of claims on a pipeline project running through Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey, a dispute that was to be arbitrated under the rules of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).

Mr. Ryan has lectured and written on significant developments in contracts, including lean construction and integrated project delivery. His publications include “Overview of CONSENSUSDOCS 300 Standard Form of Tri-Party Agreement for Collaborative Project Delivery,” co-author, Practising Law Institute.

Before joining the firm, he was in-house counsel for a designer and constructor of pharmaceutical and chemical plants. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Ryan worked for ten years with Architect/Engineering firms involved in power plant construction.

News and Events

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Peckar & Abramson’s New York Office Moves To A New Location

Three Attorney’s in Peckar & Abramson’s New York Office Author Chapter in American Bar Association Book

Peckar & Abramson Offices Host Nationwide Peer Conference on Changes to the AIA Contract Documents

Publications & Presentations

American Bar Association (Public Contracts and Contract Documents Sections)

New York State Bar Association

New Jersey State Bar Association

Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Contracts, Project Documentation and Risk Management
  • Government Contracts
  • International Construction and Infrastructure

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212.382.0909  Phone
212.382.3456  Fax
University Attended:
Manhattan College, B.A., 1974
Law School Attended:
Pace University School of Law, J.D., 1995
Year of First Admission:
1995, New York; 1995, New Jersey; 1996, Colorado; United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Professional Associations

American Bar Association (Public Contracts and Contract Documents Sections)

•New York State Bar Association

•New Jersey State Bar Association

•Association of the Bar of the City of New York


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