Stephen H. Reisman is vice chairman of Peckar & Abramson, P.C., a national construction law firm. His practice is focused on the representation of construction managers and general contractors, and he is certified by the Florida Bar as a Construction Law Specialist. Mr. Reisman's practice includes the negotiation and preparation of construction documents, and the negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation of construction contract claims, construction and design defect claims, insurance claims, and surety bond claims. He has litigated and arbitrated construction defect cases involving building cladding systems; roofing; foundations; reinforced, prestressed, and post-tensioned concrete construction; drywall assemblies; masonry construction; stucco and EIFS systems; metal, PVC, and CPVC piping; and many other building systems and components.His construction law practice also includes project administration assistance to contractors for the early identification and resolution of potential conflicts and disputes. Mr. Reisman is an active arbitrator and mediator and is a member of the American Arbitration Association's Panel of Arbitrators for Construction Industry Disputes. He is a graduate of Emory University (1973) and the University of Miami School of Law (1976) and is a long-time member of the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry.