Greg K. Vitali
As a trial attorney, Greg represents owners, contractors, specialty trade subcontractors, construction managers, suppliers, design professionals and others involved in the construction trades in both the public and private sector. He regularly appears in the New Jersey Superior Court, the United States District Court for New Jersey, and in arbitration and mediation proceedings conducted under the auspices of the American Arbitration Association.
Greg has extensive experience in all phases of construction litigation, including the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts, the filing and foreclosure of construction liens, and the enforcement of contractors’ rights under New Jersey’s Prompt Pay legislation. He also has extensive experience in public contracts law, particularly in representing clients in bid disputes and protests, as well as in the filing and perfection of contractors’ and suppliers’ rights under New Jersey’s Municipal Mechanics’ Lien Law and New Jersey’s Bond Act.
Greg has served as Counsel to the New Jersey Subcontractors Association since 2000 and is serving as General Counsel for the New Jersey Chapter of Professional Women in Construction. He is also a member, and former Chairman, of the Attorneys’ Council to the American Subcontractors Association, and an active member of the Attorneys’ Council for the National Subcontractors Alliance. Greg regularly lectures before contractors and suppliers regarding issues relevant to the construction industry.
In 2018, Greg was accepted into the Construction Lawyers Society of America (“CLSA”); an invitation-only international honorary association comprised of preeminent lawyers specializing in construction law and related fields. Fellowship is limited and selective, with lawyers being invited into Fellowship upon a proven record of excellence and accomplishment in construction law at both the trial and appellate levels.
In addition to construction law, Greg’s practice includes the representation of corporate clients in general commercial litigation. Greg regularly appears in State and Federal Court, and in arbitration and mediation proceedings, to litigate commercial contract disputes on behalf of many of the firm's corporate clients.
J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 1997
B.A., Franklin & Marshall College, 1994
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2006
United States District Court District of New Jersey, 1997
- The Best Lawyers in America©, Construction Law (2018-2024);
(This award is conferred by Best Lawyers. A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.bestlawyers.com/methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.)
- Thomas Group, Inc. v. Wharton Senior Citizen Housing, Inc., 163 N.J. 507, 750 A.2d 743 (N.J., May 04, 2000) (No. A-18 SEPT.TERM 1999)
American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
Union County Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Northeastern Retail Lumber Association - New Jersey Building Materials Dealers Association
Construction Lawyers Society of America - Fellow