Max Rayetsky represents real estate owners, developers, design professionals, contractors and other members of the construction industry in litigation and transactional matters.
Mr. Rayetsky prosecutes and defends mechanic’s lien claims, extra work and contract balance claims, delay and consequential damages claims, wrongful termination and termination for convenience claims, as well as other types of cases arising out of a construction dispute. Mr. Rayetsky also negotiates and drafts construction agreements, design agreements, consultant agreements and license agreements.
Previously, Mr. Rayetsky worked at leading construction and affordable housing and community development law firms, where he focused his practice on construction law and litigation.
Mr. Rayetsky is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law and the New York City Bar Association Construction Law Committee. Currently, he serves on the Advisory Board of the Mattone Family Institute for Real Estate Law at St. John’s University School of Law and on the Real Estate Council of Habitat for Humanity New York City and Westchester County.
Mr. Rayetsky was selected by Super Lawyers to appear in its 2021 Rising Stars-Construction Litigation list. He was also selected by Best Lawyers to appear in their Ones to Watch list.
He frequently speaks on topics relating to mechanic’s liens and adjoining property disputes.
Mr. Rayetsky is fluent in Ukrainian and Russian.