Cav. Nicholas R. Caiazzo Partner





  • Navigating Government-Mandated Order to Shut Down Construction Sites: Avoiding Perils of Compliance

    Compliance with Government Mandate to Shut Down Construction Sites

    April 14, 2020

    The magnitude of an Executive Order to place an immediate halt on “all nonessential construction” in New York is realized when one considers the massive number of projects that must be in compliance. In New York City alone, there are 6,698 active permits filed as of March 30, 2020, and 182,694,393 square feet of construction ongoing across all boroughs.

  • Managing Client Relationships While Transitioning to a Remote Legal Practice and Moving Forward in a Crisis: A Positive Perspective

    Building Client Relationships and a Virtual Practice in a Crisis

    April 1, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has put the legal profession in the unique position of simultaneously dealing with the same challenges as their clients. As executive orders and the mandates of local health organizations, unions, industry associations and agencies have brought challenges to client business operations in addition to existing matters, clients are calling on us more than ever for sound counsel and advice.

  • NY Construction: Limiting the Risk of Coronavirus

    NY Construction Site Safety: COVID-19

    March 23, 2020

    While the construction industry historically has demonstrated that its number-one priority is to protect the safety and well-being of its workforce, it is now faced with the uncertainties related to combating the further spread of COVID-19.

Additional Publications

Chapter on “The Allocation of Risk: The Importance of Drafting Proper Indemnification and Hold Harmless Provisions, A Fifty-State Perspective” (co-author), Client Strategies for Working with Construction Firms: Leading Lawyers on Structuring Agreements, Minimizing Contract Risks, and Understanding the Needs of Clients,Thomson/Aspatore Books, 2008


“Business Owners’ Liability for Crimes Committed on Their Property,” CPCU Society Loss Control Section

Quarterly, Vol. 10, No. 1, February 1999


“How to Defend against Claims of Police Misconduct,” August 1998


“Premises Security: An Overview,” Beyond Business, Employers Reinsurance Corporation Publication, April