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Henry L. Goldberg

Partner
T: (516) 873-2000 Ext. 165
F: (516) 873-2010
E: hgoldberg@moritthock.com

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Henry L. Goldberg is a partner of the firm and Chairs its Construction Practice Group.  He is a prominent authority in construction law and government contracting matters.

Consistent with this experience, Mr. Goldberg enjoys a working relationship with the leadership of most contracting agencies in the area. He is a member of the MOLES, a fraternal engineering organization in the heavy construction industry, and the most prestigious organization of its kind in the world.

Mr. Goldberg served as Chairman of the New York Building Congress’ Public Procurement Committee, as well as General Counsel to the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)-Metro New York/New Jersey Chapter. He also serves as Legal Counsel Chair to CMAA National, General Counsel to the Subcontractors Trade Association (STA) and Counsel to the Association of Electrical Contractors, Inc. (AEC).  In addition, Mr. Goldberg has also served five terms as President of the Construction Financial Management Association’s (CFMA) New York City Chapter.  He also served as Counsel to the CFMA’s, Long Island Chapter, where he was a founding member of its Board of Directors.

Mr. Goldberg is active in most other construction industry associations including the Associated General Contractors of America, the General Contractors Association of New York, the Construction Industry Council of Westchester and Hudson Valley, the Long Island Contractors Association, the National Contract Management Association, and the American Bar Association’s Public Contract Law, Fidelity and Surety Law, Construction Litigation and Construction Industry Forum Committees.  Mr. Goldberg is the Editor-In-Chief of Federal Contract Management-A Manual for The Contract Professional published by LexisNexis (2017).  He also served on the “National Advisory Committee” of The Journal of Construction Accounting and Taxation published by Warren Gorham & Lamont and was appointed as Expert Advisor to the American Arbitration Association.

Education

Fordham Law School, J.D.
Cornell University, B.S.

Admissions

Mr. Goldberg is admitted to practice in New York and Florida. He is also admitted before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Western, Southern and Northern Districts of New York.

Affiliations

Chairman, New York Building Congress’ Public Procurement Committee

Counsel, Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)

Counsel, Subcontractors Trade Association (STA)

Counsel, Association of Electrical Contractors, Inc. (AEC)

Past-president, Construction Financial Management Association, New York City Chapter

Founding Board Member & Counsel, Construction Financial Management Association, Long Island Chapter

Member, Associated General Contractors of America & New York State

Member, General Contractors Association of New York

Member, Construction Industry Council of Westchester & Hudson Valley

Member, MOLES

Member, Long Island Contractors Association

Member, Construction Management Association of America

Member, National Contract Management Association

Member, American Bar Association’s Public Contract Law, Fidelity & Surety Law and Construction Litigation & Construction Industry Forum Committees

Member, National Advisory Committee of The Journal of Construction Accounting & Taxation

Expert Advisor, American Arbitration Association

Recognitions

2018-New York Super Lawyers®
2017-New York Super Lawyers®
2016-New York Super Lawyers®
Martindale-Hubbell’s Highest AV Preeminent™ Rating

Publications

Published Text

Editor-in-Chief, “Federal Contract Management: A Manuel for the Contract Professional, 2017 Edition, LexisNexis.com

Recently Published Articles

New Developments Affecting Mechanic’s Liens and Payment Bonds, July/August 2017

When An Incorrect Site Condition Representation Can Constitute Fraud, June 2017

Subcontractor Saved by Contractor’s Failure to Strictly Comply with Termination Procedure, April 2017

Passport: NYCs Overhaul of Vendex, February 2017

NYC Damages-For-Delay “Pilot Program” Was No Reform at All, January 2017

NYC-SCA Contractors: Be Aware of New Exception to Waiver of Claim Provision, December 2016

Private Development on Public Land – Legislative Victory Undermined by Appellate Court, November 2016

High Court Finds Consequential Damages Available To Policyholders In Bad Faith Claims against Carriers, October 2016

Credit and (Almost) No Credit: Changes to New York State MWBE Rules Regarding “Brokers” and “Suppliers”, September 2016

The Mechanic’s Lien for Retainage: Is This the Solution?, July/August 2016

“C.O.F.E.D. Reform” See It Through to the Governor’s Desk!, June 2016

“GETTING PAID” Part III  Protecting Your Payment Bond Rights, April 2016

“GETTING PAID” Part II  The Mechanic’s Lien – A Powerful Weapon For Payment- Use it Early or Lose it!, March 2016

“GETTING PAID” Part I Article 3-A of the New York Lien Law- Know Your Rights, February 2016

M/W/DBE COMPLIANCE: Protect Your “Good Faith Effort” Defense, January 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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