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Erik Ortmann has more than 25 years of experience representing private and public owners, municipalities, general contractors, construction managers, design professionals, trade contractors and suppliers with respect to all aspects of construction law.

In addition to representing these entities in litigation and arbitration matters, Mr. Ortmann drafts and negotiates contracts, addresses compliance issues, and provides advice on a daily basis. His experience includes representing parties in the bridge, heavy highway and vertical building industries. Mr. Ortmann is also certified by the U.S. Green Building Council as a LEED® Green Associate.


  • New York
    • U.S. District Court
      • Southern District of New York
      • Eastern District of New York


  • Hofstra University School of Law – J.D.
  • University of California, Santa Barbara – B.A.

Professional Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Construction Financial Management Association (LI Chapter), Board of Directors
  • General Contractors Association, Law & Legislation Committee Member
  • Associated General Contractors of America, NYS Chapter Member
  • Subcontractors Trade Association
  • U.S. Green Building Council (LI Chapter), LEED Green Associate
  • Mechanical Contractors Association of New York, Inc.

Representative Matters

  • Town of Babylon v. Federal Housing Finance Agency et. al. 11-348 (U.S. 2nd Cir.)


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