Sean Scuderi is a partner and the Vice Chair of the Construction practice. Sean regularly advises real estate industry clients, including institutional and individual owners, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors and construction managers, in various commercial, real estate and construction business ventures and disputes. Sean approaches each deal and legal dispute with a strong awareness of his client’s business, legal and personal goals to provide tailored legal advice and services. Sean acts as general counsel to his clients, identifying any and all legal services they may require and ensuring that their needs are best met and that their interests are protected.
Sean’s experience ranges from negotiating and preparing construction, design, and neighboring property license agreements to representing clients in complex legal disputes in litigation, arbitration and mediation. Sean has particular experience defending and prosecuting claims involving:
Prior to joining Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP, Sean was an associate at Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP.
What I do when not practicing law:
When I am not working, I enjoy playing tennis and snowboarding
Favorite sport team:
NY Yankees and NY Knicks
New York, NY (October 12, 2021) – Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is proud to announce the promotion of Sean Scuderi to Partner in the Construction Practice.
We are pleased to announce that Construction Group counsel Sean Scuderi has been named a 2020 Rising Star by Real Estate Weekly. With over ten years of legal experience, Sean is highlighted as a trusted advisor for industry clients in various commercial, real estate and construction business ventures and disputes.
Construction Counsel Sean Scuderi joins Rich Schoenstein to explore “Lien Times: Securing Mechanics Liens for Preconstruction Services” on the latest episode of Law Brief. Sean and Rich break down recent developments concerning the ability to file mechanics liens for services performed prior to the commencement of actual construction. Listen to the episode.
The New York Law Journal has highlighted the promotion of three counsels to partner and the promotion of five associates to counsel.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is pleased to announce the promotion of the below three counsels to partner and the promotion of five associates to counsel.
Real Estate partner Brian Beller, Real Estate associate Karen Schwimmer and Construction associates Cathleen Cassidy and Sean Scuderi have been named to Real Estate Weekly’s 2019 Rising Stars list for their outstanding contributions to their field.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is the kind of firm where you can carve your own path as a lawyer, share ideas and to contribute your talents as part of a collaborative team. Each day creates opportunities to learn and to make an impact. The lawyers who came to our firm often tell us that they were looking for the next challenge in their legal careers and to be part of a team environment. An entrepreneurial, growing mid-size firm with a close-knit culture like Tarter Krinsky & Drogin can be just the right kind of change that you may be seeking. Take a look at Sean Scuderi’s story.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin continues to strategically grow its practices to meet the growing needs of its clients. Michael E. Camporeale joined the firm as an associate in the Construction and Real Estate practices, and Tara McDevitt and Sean Scuderi joined the firm as associates in the Construction practice.
Leaders in the Law recently featured two of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s recent high-profile construction matters in a recent article, "Tarter Krinsky’s Construction Practice Leads Cultural Revivals in Brooklyn and Queens.” The highlighted matters reinforce the firm’s focus on advising the development community behind the latest hotel, residential, retail and arts projects in cutting-edge New York City neighborhoods.
TKD is proud to be a part of the transformation of the long abandoned RKO Keith Theater in Flushing, Queens. After shuttering its doors in 1984, the building, of which portions of its interior were designated as a landmark, has been through a series of owners, criminal activity, vandalism and general disrepair.
Our client, Xin Development, which purchased the property in 2016, is carefully dismantling the landmarked interiors, which will be restored off site and reinstalled in the new building. The dilapidated eyesore will be replaced with a gleaming residential building, bringing new life and vitality to this block and the Flushing, Queens neighborhood.
TKD continues to grow with the addition of two associates to the firm.
Sean Scuderi, Construction Partner, will once again serve as a member of the host committee for the Center for Architecture’s annual Guess-A-Sketch event, held on March 10, 2022.
On May 6, 2021, Construction Counsel Sean Scuderi will moderate the panel, "Emerging Trends & Policies in Construction Safety" for The Commercial Observer's Third Annual Construction Safety Forum: Defining Health & Safety Best Practices in a New Generation of Construction. The panel of safety policy and practice experts from across the building industry will discuss how they are working to ensure safer sites and cities and the different areas they are looking to innovate in and improve.
Construction Counsel Sean Scuderi will once again serve as a member of the host committee for the Center for Architecture’s annual Guess-A-Sketch event, held on April 14, 2021.
On March 26, Construction associate Sean Scuderi will present, "Construction Contracts – Negotiating Tips Every Developer Needs to Know,” at real estate company Keller Williams in Philadelphia. The program will explore the principles of well-drafted contracts, which are critical for owners and developers to ensure they are fully protected and to maintain efficiency and order during construction.
Construction associate Sean Scuderi will once again serve on the host committee for the Center for Architecture’s annual Guess-A-Sketch event, a Pictionary-style tournament where honoree sketchers draw iconic buildings as teams guess to win the Guess-A-Sketch trophy, which will be held on March 7. All funds raised at the event, which is attended by architects, architecture enthusiasts
Construction associate Sean Scuderi is once again serving on the host committee for the Center for Architecture’s Guess-A-Sketch event on Friday, March 9. Guess-A-Sketch is an evening where architects, architecture enthusiasts and young professionals gather for an architecture-themed, pictionary-style tournament. Honoree sketchers draw iconic buildings as battling teams guess to win the Guess-A-Sketch trophy. All funds raised support the Center for Architecture’s K-12 design education programming for schools, youth and families.
On December 13, members of TKD’s Real Estate and Construction practices attended the Empire Ball to benefit diabetes research to honor this year’s honorees for their commitment to the Diabetes Research Institute.
On April 26, Construction associate Sean Scuderi will be a featured panelist at a New York City Bar program on neighboring property construction matters.
On October 20, Sean Scuderi was a presenter for the AIA New York program, “The Design Professional's Guide to Avoiding Problems, Claims and Disputes.”
In late Spring, Construction associate Sean Scuderi will once again serve on the host committee for the Center for Architecture’s annual Guess-A-Sketch event.
The Guess-A-Sketch event – which donates all funds raised to support the Center for Architecture’s K-12 design education programming for schools, youth and families – gathers architects, architecture enthusiasts and young professionals for an architecture-themed, Pictionary-style tournament. Honoree sketchers will draw iconic buildings as competing teams guess to win the Guess-A-Sketch trophy.
Schools typically time construction and renovation projects to minimize the impacts on their student bodies and classroom education by focusing on the summer months and school recesses.
On May 6, 2021, The Commercial Observer's virtual construction safety forum brought together leading companies in development, construction, architecture, engineering and law, and top public officials and city agencies to explore emerging health and safety trends, procedures, and policies and integrate them into practice to improve project performance.
The November 9, 2020 issue of the Mann Report features Construction Co-Chair and Partner David Pfeffer’s and Counsel Sean Scuderi’s article entitled, “Pre-Construction Services: To Lien or Not to Lien.” The article delves into the decision rendered in the case Old Post Road Associates LLC v. LRC Construction LLC, by the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Second Department.
Construction associate Sean Scuderi co-authored an article on the benefits and pitfalls of outsourcing email services to a hosting provider in the New York Law Journal’s special e-discovery issue on February 6.