PITTSBURGH, PA, July 18, 2014 – Robert M. Palumbi and Dylan B. Spadaccino have recently joined law firm Babst Calland as associates in the Firm’s Construction and Litigation Services groups.
Mr. Palumbi has experience in cases involving the Pennsylvania Mechanics’ Lien Law, the Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act the Pennsylvania Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act, and the Pennsylvania Municipal Torts Claim Act. He also represents clients in a variety of commercial and construction related disputes including products liability claims, construction defect, breach of contract actions, municipal law, and litigation involving energy and natural resources. Mr. Palumbi, a 2009 graduate of Duquesne University School of Law, was previously with Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and West Virginia.
Mr. Spadaccino concentrates his practice on construction litigation, which includes prosecuting and defending construction payment disputes, including mechanics’ liens, payment/performance bond claims and Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act claims. He also provides counsel to contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and project owners in the negotiation and administration of construction contracts. Prior to becoming a construction lawyer, Mr. Spadaccino owned and operated a commercial demolition company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that specialized in selective interior space demolition services. Mr. Spadaccino, a 2009 graduate of South Texas College of Law, was previously with Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl, LLC. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Texas.