Larry Bartelemucci is the Chair of Meister Seelig & Fein’s Construction Practice Group, where he represents developers, owners, contractors, and architects with respect to their construction and business needs. Larry has substantial experience dealing with insurance issues related to construction, both while the contract is being negotiated and after a claim has been made. He regularly drafts and negotiates manuscript and AIA owner-builder, construction management, architect, design-build, and development agreements. He has worked on major public-private-partnership projects, including projects involving the leasing of air rights for construction, and has extensive experience representing government entities, hospitals, and other institutional clients with their development and construction needs.
Larry's transactional construction experience also enables him to provide informed and practical counsel when handling construction-related disputes. He has represented clients in both arbitration and litigation forums on a variety of construction-related disputes, including those involving building collapse, fire loss, construction encroaching on adjacent properties, defective construction, non-payment, change order disputes and mechanic's liens. Larry has substantial experience prosecuting owner's claims under payment and performance surety bonds, including the defense of subrogation claims made by such sureties.
Larry also has extensive experience drafting and negotiating site-licensing agreements between real estate owners and telecommunications companies. He also has substantial experience in telecommunications disputes and has represented an institutional client in an action related to overbilling for telecommunications services.