Steven P. Engel is the head of Maiello Brungo & Maiello’s Litigation Department. Mr. Engel is an experienced construction lawyer and litigator. He has over twenty years of experience representing contractors, subcontractors, design professionals and owners in construction- related matters. Over his career, Mr. Engel has represented clients during the pre-construction phase of projects, providing advice and guidance during the design, regarding bids, and during the negotiation of contracts. He also regularly provided advice to clients during the contraction-phase of projects, helping his clients interpret contractual provisions and identify and mitigate potential exposure and protect their interests when disputes and unexpected circumstances were encountered. When disputes arose and litigation became inevitable, Mr. Engel helped his clients develop strategies aimed at avoiding or mitigating liability and/or that allowed the clients to maximize their recovery on those occasions when they were forced to prosecute claims against third parties.
Mr. Engel also has over 24 years of experience as a trial lawyer and litigator. Over the course of his career, Mr. Engel prosecuted and defended hundreds of lawsuits in numerous venues, including various state courts, federal Courts, the United States Court of Claims, the Federal Board of Claims and before various arbitration panels.