Craig A. Landy

Craig A. Landy: Attorney with Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation AV stamp icon


Craig Landy is a Partner with extensive experience in contract risk assessment and risk management for major construction projects, including preparing, reviewing and negotiating contracts and proposing creative solutions to limit exposure to potential risks. Mr. Landy also works closely with contractors and other construction industry members to provide counsel regarding successful resolution or avoidance of potential disputes in ongoing construction projects.


Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Landy was a partner at Landy & Seymour in New York City, where he was involved in a full range of contract counseling activities, including the drafting of agreements, providing advice and counseling to business professionals, negotiation of contracts and the formation and operation of partnerships and the supervision of major impact litigation, especially in the healthcare field.

Mr. Landy’s public service includes law secretary to New York State Supreme Court Justice Harold Baer, Jr. and deputy chief of the Commercial Litigation Division of the New York City Corporation Counsel’s Office. In addition, for 21 years, he was an adjunct professor of law at New York Law School. Mr. Landy is also a past president of the New York County Lawyers’ Association (2000 - 2002). He served that Association in a number of capacities, including Vice President and Chair of the Executive Committee. He is currently a member of NYCLA’s Board of Directors, Past Presidents Committee and Task Force on Meeting the Challenge of New York’s new pro bono rules.

Mr. Landy served for many years in the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association and as a member of that Association’s Nominating Committee. He has also served as a Delegate to the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association and he is a fellow of the New York Bar Foundation.


New York Super Lawyers-Metro for Construction/Surety

Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent AV-Rated

Court-appointed federal monitor to protect U.S. interests in BCCI scandal (1997-2001)

Publications & Presentations

“Challenges in Construction Risk Transfer,” P&A Breakfast Club Seminar, April 2014 (Speaker).

“Lessons Learned: Drafting Construction Contracts from a Litigator’s Perspective,” P&A Breakfast Club Seminar, September 2013 (Speaker).

“Understanding Construction Contract Force Majeure Provisions,” New York Law Journal, p. 4, November 26, 2012.

News and Events

Twenty-Three Attorneys in Peckar & Abramson’s New York & New Jersey Offices Named 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers

Thirty-Four Attorneys Across the Firm have been Named 2019 Best Lawyers In America

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

Construction Law for Construction Professionals

of the New York Bar Foundation.

Awards and Recognitions

New York Super Lawyers-Metro for Construction/Surety

Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent AV-Rated

•Court-appointed federal monitor to protect U.S. interests in BCCI scandal (1997-2001)


Orientation Manual for Judicial Interns, (1989).

•Understanding Construction Contract Force Majeure Provisions, New York Law Journal, p. 4, November 26, 2012. Member:

Professional Associations

President, New York County Lawyers'Association (2000-2002)

•New York City Bar Association

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Contracts, Project Documentation and Risk Management
  • ProjectNotice for Construction Projects

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212.382.0909  Phone
212.382.3456  Fax
University Attended:
Manhattan College, B.A., 1973
Law School Attended:
Fordham University Law School, J.D., 1976
Year of First Admission:
1977, New York; United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York; United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; Not admitted in New Jersey


New York County Lawyers' Association (President, 2000-2002)

New York City Bar Association

American Bar Association


Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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River Edge, New Jersey

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