Andrew J. Podolski is a Shareholder and member of Stark & Stark’s Construction Litigation Group, where he concentrates his practice in litigating complex construction disputes on behalf of homeowner and condominium associations, commercial property owners, individual homeowners and builders/developers.
Most recently in 2016, Mr. Podolski, as lead trial counsel, recovered in excess of $5.75M in a complex construction defect involving a large condominium development in Old Bridge, New Jersey. In 2014, Mr. Podolski, also as lead trial counsel, obtained a $2.3M verdict following a three week trial in Hudson County where Mr. Podolski represented a condominium association that owned the common elements of an 8-story residential building suffering extensive construction and design deficiencies.
In 2013, also as lead trial counsel, Mr. Podolski recovered in excess of $4M in combined settlements and a trial judgment in a complex construction defect case in Union City, NJ. Currently, he is lead trial counsel in multiple other construction matters, some of which have amounts in controversy exceeding $15,000,000.
In addition to construction defect matters, Mr. Podolski also has experience representing regional and national business clients (owners and contractors) in a variety of commercial and construction litigation matters including actions for breach of contract, construction lien litigation, delay damages, insurance coverage disputes, PREFDA and Consumer Fraud Act claims. He also has represented both builders and property owners on a variety of construction related issues including construction lien availability and exposure and compliance with applicable regulations and ordinances.
Mr. Podolski is a contributor to The Construction Litigation Law Blog.