Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Board Certified Construction Attorney and Registered Architect Denis Ducran has joined the firm as senior counsel.
“Denis Ducran’s expertise as general counsel for a large general contractor, and as an architect, is invaluable to the firm and to the continued growth of the Houston office,” said Curtis W. Martin, Managing Partner of Peckar & Abramson’s Houston office.“His addition expands Peckar & Abramson's capabilities to serve our client base in Houston in the areas of risk assessment, dispute avoidance and dispute resolution.”
Ducran focuses his practice on a range of legal matters, including litigation, risk management, and resolution of complex construction claims. His clients include owners, contractors, developers, designers, and architects—many whom rank among the industry’s leading firms.A skilled risk manager and legal advisor, Ducran works closely with contractors and other construction industry members to provide counsel on the avoidance of potential disputes in future or ongoing construction projects. He offers extensive experience in contract risk assessment for major construction projects, including preparing and negotiating contracts and implementing innovative solutions to limit legal and financial exposure.
Prior to joining Peckar & Abramson, Ducran served as General Counsel and Vice President of Satterfield &Pontikes Construction, Inc., an ENR 400 general contractor. In this capacity, he advised the directors and executive team on daily risk assessment, and managed the firm’s legal affairs and risk management. Under his direction, the firm reduced overall litigation and arbitrationin large part by handling the majority of matters in-house, saving millions of dollars.
About Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
Peckar & Abramson, P.C. maintains offices in New York, New Jersey, Florida, California, Washington, D.C., Illinois,Texas and Pennsylvania, and has affiliations with global firms in Latin America (through its founding membershipin CONSTRULEGAL), London, China and India. In addition to its core construction practice, the firm has practice groupswho counsel contractors on labor and employment matters, corporate and regulatory compliance issues includingD/M/WBE compliance and general corporate and real estate matters. The firm’s website can be found at www.pecklaw.com.