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:
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.
Quote I Live By:
“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein
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.
Thirty lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2018 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as top lawyers in New York. The annual Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in New York for their professional achievements. Lawyers are selected through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin continues to strategically grow its practices to meet the growing needs of its clients. Michael E. Camporeale joined the firm as an associate in the Construction and Real Estate practices, and Tara McDevitt and Sean Scuderi joined the firm as associates in the Construction practice.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin continues to grow its dynamic and top-ranked Construction practice to serve the needs of our clients. We welcomed senior Construction associate Tara McDevitt, whose practice focuses on construction litigation claims and disputes. She also provides legal assistance with drafting negotiations, contracts and agreements.
As we start a new year, we would like to share with you some of our most popular legal alerts from 2018. Our top-read alerts range from construction, corporate and securities, labor and employment, tax and intellectual property, reflecting the broad array of our full-service practice. We hope that our alerts have been valuable to you and your colleagues, and demonstrate our commitment to providing helpful information to you.
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