Stephanie G. Reckord, a partner in the firm’s Litigation and Family Law Departments and Co-Chair of the Construction Disputes Practice Group, has been selected as a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA). The CLSA is an invitation-only honorary society composed of preeminent lawyers practicing in all areas of construction law. Membership is limited to 1,200 Fellows, with lawyers being invited into Fellowship upon a proven record of excellence and accomplishment in construction law at both the trial and appellate levels. Nominees may be from any discipline in the construction law field and must have outstanding ethical reputations.
The CLSA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy and ethical standards in construction law and fostering a scholarly exchange of ideas in construction law and related fields. The Fellowship selection process is a combination of Fellow input and nominations, internal research, attorney opinions, evaluation of client selection of counsel, input from active and retired judges, and reviews of acknowledgement and recognition by other peer reviewing sources and associations.
Ms. Reckord's litigation practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts. She represents condominium associations and unit owners in construction-related matters including contract disputes, consumer fraud cases and RICO claims. She represents developers in arbitrations and litigation proceedings regarding construction defects, including buildings and heavy construction projects. Her practice also includes the representation of clients in the areas of banking, employment, family law, trusts & estates, class action defense, consumer fraud, and commercial real estate.
Ms. Reckord is a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America. She is a member of the American Bar Association Litigation Section and its Forum on Construction Law. She is Co-Secretary of the New Jersey State Bar Association Construction Law Section and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Women in the Profession Section. She is also a Trustee of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey and a member of the Middlesex County Bar Association and the Jersey Shore Chamber of Commerce.