Founder & Senior Counsel

Thomas H. Welby

Thomas H. Welby, Founder and Senior Counsel at Welby, Brady & Greenblatt, LLP, provides counsel on all aspects of construction law including contract disputes, public bidding, mechanic’s liens and construction claims. He represents general contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, sureties, suppliers and engineers in transactional matters as well as the prosecution and defense of claims in litigation, arbitration and mediation. Notable cases Mr. Welby has brought include West-Fair Electric Contractors v. Aetna, Waltech Construction v. Town of Thompson and Beninati Roofing v. Gelco Builders.

Prior to taking up the practice of construction law, Mr. Welby gained extensive experience in the construction industry as a field engineer, estimator and executive at various engineering and contracting firms. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the states of New York and New Jersey (now inactive) he was an Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering at Manhattan College and Adjunct Professor of Law at Pace University School of Law for many years.

Practice Area(s):

  • Construction Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Admitted to Practice Law in:

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Federal Circuits
  • United States Supreme Court

Association Positions:

  • Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, ADR Subcommittee of Construction Litigation Committee, ABA Section of Litigation
  • AAA Arbitrator, Large Complex Construction Panel
  • AAA National Construction Master Mediator
  • ABA Form on the Construction Industry
  • Construction Management Association of America - Past Chair, Legal Counsel Committee
  • National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee
  • General Counsel to Construction Industry Counsel of Westchester and the Hudson Valley
  • The Moles, member
  • Dispute Resolution Board Foundation

Recognition:

  • Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
  • Best Lawyers, U.S. News and World Report
  • Martindale-Hubbell's Preeminent AV Rating
  • Chi Epsilon Chapter Honorary Member, Manhattan College
  • Distinguished Service Award, Pace Law School

Education:

  • Bachelor of Engineering - Civil Engineering - Manhattan College
  • Master of Science - Geotechnical and Structural Engineering - New York University
  • Master of Business Administration - New Mexico Highlands University
  • Master of Science - Civil Engineering - Polytechnic Institute of New York
  • Certificate in Construction Management, Polytechnic Institute of New York
  • Juris Doctor degree - Pace University School of Law.

 

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