Tara D. McDevitt

Associate

P 212.216. 8071   F 212.216.8001
1350 Broadway
New York, NY 10018

 
P 212.216. 8071   F 212.216.8001    tmcdevitt@tarterkrinsky.com

As an associate in the Construction, Litigation and Real Estate practices, Tara McDevitt works with a range of clients, from owners, developers and architects, to construction managers, general contractors and subcontractors. She represents individuals and business entities in construction, commercial and real estate disputes, including:

  • Breaches of contract
  • Delay claims
  • Construction and design defects
  • Mechanics liens
  • Surety disputes
  • Disputes between adjoining land owners
  • Professional liability

Tara also drafts and negotiates agreements, including owner/architect agreements, construction contracts and license agreements.

As a litigator, Tara has represented clients in both state and federal courts throughout New York, as well as in mediation and arbitration proceedings before the American Arbitration Association. She also drafted briefs and argued appeals before the First and Second Departments.

Prior to joining TKD, Tara was an associate at Long Island construction law firm Goldberg & Connolly.

Education
  • St. John’s University School of Law, J.D. cum laude 2010
  • Colgate University, B.A, cum laude 2006
Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
Awards and Honors
  • Named to SuperLawyers New York Metro "Rising Stars" 2015-2018
Speaking Engagements
  • Tara is an adjunct faculty member at St. John’s University School of Law.

Quote I Live By:
“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein

Favorite Book:
To Kill A Mockingbird

What I Do When Not Practicing Law:
Spending time with family and friends, playing/coaching softball and soccer, kickboxing and going to concerts.

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Education
  • St. John’s University School of Law, J.D. cum laude 2010
  • Colgate University, B.A, cum laude 2006
Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
Awards and Honors
  • Named to SuperLawyers New York Metro "Rising Stars" 2015-2018
Speaking Engagements
  • Tara is an adjunct faculty member at St. John’s University School of Law.

Tara McDevitt

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