Laura Brecher


Laura K. Brecher is a partner in the New York office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Architects and Engineers practice. She has represented architects, engineers, construction managers and special inspectors in professional liability matters, delay claims, design defect claims and breach of contract disputes in complex construction litigation. These cases involved residential and commercial properties, schools, universities, public buildings and roadways. Ms. Brecher has also defended attorneys in professional liability matters and boards of managers of condominium associations in disputes with shareholders and/or homeowners' associations.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Architects & Engineers

Additional Experience


New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


Westchester Women's Bar Association


New York University School of Law

Juris Doctor, 1990

  • Annual Survey of American Law, Editor-in-Chief

Harvard University

Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies, magna cum laude, 1987


  • Co-author of a published conference paper, "Beyond Balls and Strikes: A Design Professional's Potential Liability for Acting as Umpire", Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of Invited Attorneys, May 2014
  • "First Amendment I: The Commercial Press v. The Student Press," 1989 N.Y.U. Ann. Surv. Am. L. 177 (1989)