Lawyer Drew Podolski

Andrew J. Podolski

Shareholder

Phone: 609.791.7020
Fax: 609.895.7395

apodolski@stark-stark.com

Princeton, NJ

993 Lenox Dr, Building 2
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Secondary phone: 800.535.3425
Fax: 609.896.0629

Andrew J. Podolski is a Shareholder and member of Stark & Stark’s Construction Law Group, where he concentrates his practice on representing multi-family residential and commercial property owners in construction related conflicts. His practice encompasses disputes between homeowner/condominium associations and developers over transition of control, construction defect claims, litigation with contractor-vendors and insurance coverage claims on behalf of policyholders.

Mr. Podolski also has experience representing property owners, builders, contractors, franchisors and other businesses in a wide variety of matters such as contract disputes, construction lien availability and enforceability, delay damages, consumer fraud claims and litigation exposure/avoidance counseling. Beyond the construction industry, Mr. Podolski has experience representing clients in general business disputes/litigation and attorney malpractice claims.

Mr. Podolski is a contributor to The Construction Litigation Law Blog.

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Representative Experience

*Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances*

Some of Mr. Podolski’s recent representative construction litigation matters include:

  • Currently lead trial counsel in matters with amounts in controversy ranging from in excess of $25,000,000 down to $1,000,000.
  • In 2018, served as lead trial counsel to recover settlements in excess of $7.000.000* in complex construction and design defect matter involving a large, 5 building condominium community in Middlesex County.
  • In 2017, served as lead trial counsel to recover settlements in excess of $6,000,000* in a complex construction defect matter involving a large, 8 building condominium community in Passaic County.
  • In 2016, served as lead trial counsel to recover settlements in excess of $5,750,000* in a complex construction defect involving a large condominium development in Old Bridge, New Jersey.
  • In 2014, served as lead trial counsel to obtain a $2,300,000* verdict following a 3 week trial in Hudson County for an 8-story residential condominium building suffering extensive construction and design deficiencies.
  • In 2013, served as lead trial counsel to recover in excess of $4,000,000* in combined settlements and a trial judgment in a complex construction defect case in Union City, NJ.

*Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances*

  • Co-Presenter, Hot Legal & Insurance Topics of 2022: What Managers & Board Members Need to Know to Protect Their Communities. New Jersey Cooperator Expo. June 8, 2022.
  • Co-Presenter, Transition Engineering Evaluations/Construction Litigation Demystified. Webinar hosted by The Falcon Group. January 18, 2022.
  • Co-Presenter, Hot Legal and Insurance Topics of 2021: What Managers and Board Members Need to Know to Protect Their Communities. New Jersey Cooperator Expo. October 27, 2021.
  • Presenter, Every Community Has One: Dealing With Problem Residents. Stark & Stark Webinar. October 6, 2021.
  • Presenter, Collecting and Towing: How to Recover from Delinquent Owners. Stark & Stark Webinar. September 29, 2021.
  • Presenter, Everything You Need To Know To Run A Problem Free Community Association Meeting. Stark & Stark Webinar. September 22, 2021.
  • Presenter, What Community Association Managers and Board Members Need to Know About Fiduciary Duty in a Post-COVID World. Stark & Stark Webinar. September 15, 2021.
  • Presenter, Amending Governing Documents and Adopting Community Rules. Stark & Stark Webinar. September 8, 2021.
  • Presenter, Eight Things People Misunderstand About Community Associations. Stark & Stark Webinar. August 18, 2021.
  • Co-Presenter, Transition/Construction Litigation Demystified: A Breakdown of the Legal Process From Start to Finish. Stark & Stark Webinar. November 16, 2020.
  • Co-Author, Fiduciary Duty and Aging Infrastructure. New Jersey Community Trends. July 2021.
  • Co-Author, 10 Easy Ways Owners Can Cut Construction Costs and Reduce Risks NowNew Jersey Law Journal. October 24, 2016.
  • Co-Author, Understanding Statutory Deadlines in TransitionCommunity Trends. August 2016.
  • Panelist, Construction Defect and Liens Seminar. New Jersey Builders Association Seminar. June 1, 2015.
  • Community Associations Institute, New Jersey Chapter (CAI-NJ) -
    • Legislative Action Committee - Member
    • Political Action Committee - Vice President
    • Community Trends Editorial Committee - Member
  • Community Associations Institute, Keystone Chapter (CAI-PADELVAL)
  • Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Braddock’s Mill Conservation Association
    • Trustee

Multiple locations to better serve your needs—

Princeton, NJ

993 Lenox Dr, Building 2
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Phone: 609.896.9060
Secondary phone: 800.535.3425
Fax: 609.896.0629
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Marlton, NJ

40 Lake Center, 401 NJ-73, Suite 130
Marlton, NJ 08053
Phone: 856.874.4443
Secondary phone: 888.241.7424
Fax: 856.874.0133
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Yardley, PA

777 Township Line Road, Suite 120
Yardley, PA 19067
Phone: 267.907.9600
Fax: 267.907.9659
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New York, NY

5 Pennsylvania Plaza 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 800.535.3425
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Philadelphia, PA

The Bellevue 200 S Broad St #600
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 267.907.9600
Secondary phone: 800.535.3425
Fax: 215.564.6245
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Bridgeton, NJ

78 W Broad St
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Phone: 856.874.4443
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