Matthew T. Worner has been practicing law for over 20 years. His practice focuses on all issues relating to construction law, the law of mechanic’s liens and real estate law. Through his practice, he represents individuals, contractors, property owners, developers, subcontractors, material suppliers and anyone buying, selling, leasing or refinancing real property or a cooperative apartment.
Mr. Worner has extensive experience with the many different legal issues and challenges that contractors face. For example, Mr. Worner can help with setting up a new entity and obtaining the required licenses to preparing employee agreements, reviewing contracts and indemnity agreements and then, if necessary, guiding clients through the litigation or alternate dispute resolution process.
Mr. Worner has tremendous expertise in the field of mechanic’s liens and is a frequent lecturer to fellow attorneys on topics related to the mechanic’s lien law. He has also represented various trade groups including the Westchester County Association of Licensed Electrical Contractors and the Putnam County Association of Licensed Electrical Contractors.
A list of frequent clients is set forth to the right.
Matthew T. Worner focuses on legal issues pertaining to construction law and related litigation and as such, he represents developers, general contractors and construction managers, subcontractors and property owners. Mr. Worner is seasoned in all aspects of construction law from negotiation of agreements with architects, engineers and other design professionals as well as agreements by and between owners and general contractors and construction managers. In addition to having tremendous experience in the New York State mechanic’s lien law, he also has considerable experience in handling all aspects of mortgage foreclosure defense. Mr. Worner has experience helping clients to negotiate contracts and has successfully gotten residential mortgage foreclosure actions dismissed. He has also negotiated dozens of commercial and residential leases and achieved successful outcomes both prosecuting and defending cases against residential condominiums and cooperatives. He has also handled a wide variety of disputes relating to construction defects involving structural and mechanical failures as well as issues relating to architectural and engineering malpractice.
Matthew T. Worner has tremendous experience in all aspects of real estate closings. From representing clients in a straightforward purchase or sale of residential property to the purchase of a large plot of vacant land requiring governmental approvals, Mr. Worner can help make the process less stressful. Furthermore, when it comes to buying or selling a cooperative apartment, Mr. Worner has the unique ability to successfully guide clients through the process that can seem so intimidating. Moreover, when a real estate matter does result in litigation, Mr. Worner has considerable experience representing clients in such matters ranging from a dispute involving return of a downpayment to partition actions to disputes over easements or boundary lines or other related matters.
Through his years of litigation experience, Mr. Worner has learned how to litigate and try cases, which is an important distinction. Early case assessments and client strategy sessions play a crucial role in framing a case for successful disposition. Working from his deep legal knowledge base, Mr. Worner is able to settle many cases early on through mediation.
ComRent of New York, LLC -
Dutchman Contracting, Inc. -
August General Construction, Inc. -
Jerome Aluminum Products Corp. -
Michael J. Fitzgerald Contracting Co. -
Leviathan Construction Mgt. Services, LLC -
New Roads Environmental Services, Inc. -
Scientific Electric Company, Inc. -
Perkins Eastman, Architects -
Grasso Development Corp. -
Ross & Associates, LLC -
TRM Contracting, LLC -
Kenry Contracting, Inc. -
RND Services, Inc. -