Special Counsel

TEL: 646-563-8959 / MOBILE: 973-885-1586 / FAX: 646-563-7959 / srosen@coleschotz.comLegal Practice Assistant: Devika Raghoobar TEL: 212-752-8000 ext. 3006 

Stuart B. Rosen is special counsel in the firm’s Construction Services and Real Estate Departments, where he represents and counsels clients involved in all aspects of major public and private construction projects around the country. He focuses his practice on the preparation and negotiation of complex construction contracts, including construction management agreements, license agreements with adjoining property owners, development agreements, agreements between owners and design professionals, including architects, and subcontracts. He also routinely advises clients on issues that arise, including defects, during and after construction.

Stuart has played a prominent role in a variety of matters and cases, including:

  • Preparation and negotiation of the construction management agreement and subcontracts for the developer of the International Gem Tower in Manhattan’s Diamond District, a commercial condominium designed specifically for the diamond and jewelry trade.
  • Representation of the developer of 200 11th Avenue in West Chelsea, the first New York City building to feature a Sky Garage (car elevator).
  • Preparation and negotiation of the design build contract and other agreements for the developer of the New York Wheel, the tallest observation wheel in the world and the only one in New York City.
  • Negotiated changes to the standard Tishman Construction Corporation trade contract, which have been incorporated by in house counsel for Tishman in contracts used on all Tishman projects.
  • Drafted construction and consultant agreements for the developer of One57, which, upon completion, will be the tallest residential building in New York City.
  • Prosecution of a $17 million delay claim for the developer of the 5 star Trump SoHo New York Hotel.

Stuart has extensive experience advising clients regarding insurance coverage for their projects, making certain that such projects are properly insured.

Stuart also has advised clients with respect to the filing, enforcement and defense of lien claims in New York and New Jersey.  He also has assisted clients in resolving performance and payment bond disputes relating to extra work, project impacts, delays, actual and constructive acceleration, and payments.

Stuart earned his B.A. from Emory University and his J.D. from Boston University School of Law.



Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1998

Emory University, B.A., 1995

Bar & Court Admissions

New York, 1999U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2002U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2002

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