Steven Nudelman

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Partner, Litigation Department.

Mr. Nudelman concentrates his practice in construction law. For over two decades he has represented members of the construction industry across a broad spectrum of matters. He has defended and asserted claims on behalf of owners, developers, condominium associations, general contractors, design professionals, subcontractors, vendors and sureties involved in public and private construction projects throughout the New Jersey and New York metropolitan area.

Mr. Nudelman has extensive experience handling construction claims related to a wide range of issues. These include payment disputes, change orders and extra work, construction defects, design and performance defects, errors and omissions/professional malpractice, building code violations, project management, delay and disruption, acceleration, liquidated damages, lost productivity, site conditions, warranties, project closeout, construction liens, municipal mechanic’s liens, condominium liens, payment and performance bonds, public contracting and violations under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act.

In the niche practice area of community association law, Mr. Nudelman represents associations, unit owners and developers in the above matters, as well as in disputes involving budgets, financing and condominium governance.

Mr. Nudelman’s expertise encompasses the representation of clients who receive code violations lodged by state or local enforcement officials under the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code Act, defending them in proceedings in municipal court and before the Construction Board of Appeals and the Office of Administrative Law. He has also appeared on behalf of clients in state, federal and appellate courts and in local and international mediations and arbitrations.

Understanding that a well-drafted agreement is critical to minimizing claims and disputes, Mr. Nudelman assists construction industry clients with contract drafting, review and negotiations, with an emphasis on efficiency and practical results.

In the area of real estate litigation, Mr. Nudelman has experience in title defense matters. He has represented owners and lenders in title insurance claims and has prosecuted and defended quiet title actions and cases involving trespass, easements, boundary disputes, adverse possession, equitable subrogation and title defects.

Other:- Legal Columnist, Plumbing Engineer and PHC News (2015- )

- Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© (a trademark of Woodward/White, Inc.) in the Litigation - Construction practice area (2012 – present); selected by Best Lawyers® (a trademark of Woodward/White, Inc.) as Woodbridge "Lawyer of the Year" in Litigation - Construction (2013)

- Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rated AV® Preeminent (a trademark of Internet Brands, Inc.) (2012 – present)

-Listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers (a Thompson Reuters business) in the Construction Litigation practice area (2018)

- Listed in Super Lawyers - New Jersey Rising Stars (a Thompson Reuters business) in the Construction Litigation practice area (2009)- Recipient of APEX Award for Publication Excellence in Feature Series Writing (2006).

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Construction Law
  • Breach of Contract
  • Negligence
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Construction Liens
  • Surety Bonds
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Real Estate Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
732-476-2428  Phone
732-476-2429  Fax
Mailing Address:
PO Box 5600, Woodbridge, NJ 07095
University Attended:
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S., cum laude, 1990
Law School Attended:
Brooklyn Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1995
Year of First Admission:
1996, New York, District of Columbia, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 1995, New Jersey; 1995, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 2000, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Member, New Jersey State Bar Association; Co-Secretary, Construction Law Section
- Member, Middlesex County Bar Association
- Member, American Bar Association: Section of Litigation; Forum on Construction Law; Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section; Young Lawyers Division New Jersey Delegate to the Assembly (2004 – 2005); Editor, Young Lawyers Division Newsletter (2003 – 2004).
Birth Information:
Brooklyn, New York, February 1, 1969

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  • 4.7/5.0 (22 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Member on 09/28/12 in Construction Law

    Steven Nudelman is an outstanding attorney, who possesses superior intellect and an ability to resolve matters in a most efficient and expeditious manner.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 10/06/12 in Litigation

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