Fox Welcomes Experienced Construction Attorney Sarah Biser to Its New York Office

August 19, 2016 – Press Releases

Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce that Sarah B. Biser has joined the firm in the New York office as a partner.

“Sarah’s impressive background and her experience on some truly notable development projects in recent years make me confident that she will be a tremendous asset to our real estate clients nationwide,” said Michael I. Slapo, Fox’s New York office managing partner.

Ranked by Chambers USA as a leader in construction law in New York for seven consecutive years, Biser has worked on projects ranging from the Panama Canal expansion, a hydroelectric power plant in Panama, the joint venture between Technion (New York) and Cornell University in New York City to be located on Roosevelt Island, to the construction of AOL’s iconic headquarter building in New York. She represents owners, contractors, developers, architects and engineers, both in the United States and abroad, in all stages of the construction process.

Her practice centers on large construction projects, with a particular emphasis on drafting and negotiating contracts for complex and unique construction and infrastructure, as well as litigating disputes involving such projects both in the courtroom and in domestic and international arbitration.

Biser is co-author of the leading treatise on New York construction law, the New York Construction Law Manual. She also co-authors the chapter on New York law in Fifty State Construction Lien and Bond Law (2nd Edition) and the New York chapter in State-by-State Guide to Architect, Engineer and Contractor Licensing. Sarah also co-authored the chapter on “Legal Relationships” in Temporary Structures in Construction (3rd Edition).

A frequent lecturer on construction issues, she serves as an adjunct professor, teaching a course on high-growth corporate transactions as well as on technology transactions in Cornell Law School’s Technology Law L.L.M. program. She is a member of the New Jersey Israel Commission, by appointment of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and is conversational in Hebrew.

Biser received her J.D. from New York University School of Law, her M.I.A. from Columbia University School of International Affairs in economics and her B.A.