Porzio Welcomes Carol Sigmond to the Firm as Of Counsel in New York
Morristown, NJ., February 27, 2020 – Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C. ("Porzio") is pleased to announce that Carol A. Sigmond has joined its New York office as Of Counsel on the Real Estate team. Sigmond focuses her practice on construction and real estate matters, such as mediation, litigation, appeals, arbitration, contract preparation, suretyship, and bid protests. Prior to joining Porzio, Sigmond was Managing Partner of the New York office at Cohen Seglias.
“A welcome addition to our New York office, Carol brings significant construction and real estate experience to Porzio,” said Vito A. Gagliardi, Jr., Managing Principal of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, and President of the firm's three subsidiaries. “She has extensive experience litigating construction disputes in both the public and private sectors, and we are excited about growing our Real Estate practice.”
Sigmond has a substantial practice representing New York clients in construction defect litigation. Carol helps her clients expedite the construction project by ensuring that the proper contracts are in place. Carol also has considerable experience preparing contract documents, including design-build, construction management, guaranteed maximum price, and fixed-price contracts.
Carol is an experienced mediator and is on the New York County Supreme Court Commercial Division Roster of Volunteer Mediators and the American Arbitration Association’s Roster of Construction Industry Arbitrators.
A prominent voice in the legal industry, Ms. Sigmond is the current Vice President of the New York State Bar Association and the former President of the New York County Lawyers Association. Carol is a frequent speaker and author on topics relating to construction law and publishes “The Co-Op Condo Help Line” appearing monthly in various Mann Report publications. She is also a member of Law360‘s 2019 Construction Editorial Advisory Board.
Sigmond received her B.A. from Grinnell College and her J.D. from The Catholic University of America School of Law.
She is admitted in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit, U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Court of International Trade.