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By: Thomas S. Tripodianos

Published: November 2020

Date: November 2020

Thomas S. Tripodianos Named Fellow of Construction Lawyers Society of America

New York attorney Thomas S. Tripodianos, of the law firm Welby, Brady & Greenblatt, LLP, has been selected as a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America.  Mr. Tripodianos is a senior partner in the firm which focuses its practice in construction litigation. A 1993 graduate of the Saint John’s University, Mr. Tripodianos received his Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law in 1996. He has represented numerous clients in both federal and state courts.  Mr. Tripodianos has earned Martindale-Hubbell's Preeminent AV Rating and has been selected as a Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters.

As a first-generation Greek American schooled in the importance of a strong work ethic, I developed a simple philosophy for success: Do a good job and everything else will follow. As a partner at WB&G I thrive on the breadth of issues we provide counsel on, not only in our litigation practice, but also in our transactional work and our involvement in new business endeavors.

The CLSA is an invitation-only international honorary association composed of preeminent lawyers specializing in construction law and related fields.  Fellowship is limited and selective, with lawyers being invited into Fellowship upon a proven record of excellence and accomplishment in construction law at both the trial and appellate levels.  Lawyers nominated or selected may be in any discipline in the construction law arena, including contract specialization, negotiations, litigation, arbitration, appellate and/or surety law, but who have in addition superior ethical reputations.  The CLSA seeks a high level of diversity in its selection process.  Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or are independent practitioners with recognized advanced status among their peers.  The CLSA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy and ethical standards in construction law and fostering a scholarly and advanced exchange of ideas in all practices related to the specialty. 

     Mr. Tripodianos is also fluent in Greek.