NORTON & CHRISTENSEN, Orange County (NY) attorneys
serving the construction industry and counseling regarding commercial
matters, real estate, land use, estate planning and estate administration.
Norton & Christensen was founded in 1973 in Goshen, New York, by the late Stanley J. Norton (1916-1998) and Henry N. Christensen, Jr. Since 1973, the firm’s major concentration has been in contract matters relating to the construction industry including the enforcement of public and private contracts and resolution of contract disputes. The firm counsels and represents heavy and highway construction and building contractors and subcontractors, suppliers of equipment and materials, architects, engineers and project owners throughout the States of New Jersey and New York as well as federal government contractors throughout the United States.
The firm and each of its partners are rated “a v” by Martindale-Hubbell.
The firm has prosecuted and defended numerous bid protests; claims arising out of contract changes, differing site conditions, design failures, delays and contract terminations; lien and trust fund claims; payment bond claims; builder’s risk insurance claims, labor claims and breach of contract claims.
In addition to its regional practice in construction matters, NORTON & CHRISTENSEN counsels and represents clients in Orange County, New York, and adjoining counties in real estate and land use matters, business ventures, commercial litigation, and probate and estate planning matters
The firm is general counsel to one Orange County municipality, including its Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals, and has represented several other units of local government with respect to individual contract, infrastructure and development matters.
Since 1995, Norton & Christensen, P.A., an associated professional corporation, represents public works contractors and suppliers in New Jersey state and federal courts. Henry N. Christensen, Jr., and Harold M. Pressberg are the shareholders of Norton & Christensen, P.A., and are members of the New Jersey bar.