Kevin Laurilliard

Senior Shareholder

Kevin Laurilliard is a partner in our Business Law department, concentrating on construction and surety law, commercial law, bankruptcy law, and creditors’ rights law. In construction and surety law, Kevin represents a diverse clientele, including architects, owners, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and sureties for a full range of legal services, including contract review and negotiation; counseling on the many issues that may arise during the construction phase; and representation in the event of litigation and/or ADR.

Mr. Laurilliard represented the design builder for the construction of a new computer chip factory in Malta, New York, which at the time was the largest construction project in North America. He also represented following Owners for the following construction projects: construction of the first green library in upstate New York; construction of the new train station in the Capital District; and extensive renovations and improvements to the Albany County Courthouse.

Kevin has extensive experience reviewing and negotiating contracts for both public jobs and private jobs. He has successfully litigated, arbitrated and mediated a variety of construction, bankruptcy, and commercial law matters in state and federal courts.

Prior to joining the firm, Kevin served as an Appellate Court attorney with the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department. For many years, he was an adjunct professor at Russell Sage College. Mr. Laurilliard is admitted to practice in all of the federal, state, and bankruptcy courts in the State of New York.

Education

  • JD, Albany Law School

Presentations

  • Construction Contract Issues
  • Construction Contract Issues
  • New Construction Statutes

Admissions

  • Supreme Court and Appellate Division, 3rd Department
  • United States District Court of the Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court of the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court of the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court of the Western District of New York
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of New York
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals
  • New York State Courts

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association - Forum on Construction Law, 2002 - present
  • New York State Bar Association - Construction Litigation, 2012 - present
  • Northeast Subcontractors Association, 1992- present
  • Associated General Contractors NYS, 2017 - present

Awards

  • Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney, Super Lawyers 2007, 2014-2021
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