Steven Berkowitz
Engineer, Construction Attorney, Arbitrator, Mediator
10000 Lincoln Drive
Suite 202
Marlton, NJ 08053
Current Berkowitz& Associates, P.C.
Languages English
Berkowitz& Associates, P.C.
Engineer, Construction Attorney, Arbitrator, Mediator
Engineer/Manager - Johnson Controls, Inc. 1988-1999
Construction Attorney 1997-Present
Arbitrator on the AAA Panel of Neutrals 2008-Present
Construction Project Management - Purchased Subcontracts, project managed subcontracts, purchased materials, scheduled labor
Mechanical Engineer - engineered building automation and mechanical systems
Construction Attorney - advocated on behalf of contractors, building owners, engineers
American Arbitration Association trained Mediator, AAA Arbitrator Performance and Demeanor - Meeting Participant Expectations (ACE18); AAA When Experts Come From Different Planets - Tips for Maximizing the Value of Experts, 2018; AAA Managing Arbitrations Following the Preliminary Hearing (ACE007), 2016; AAA Game-Changing Arbitration Cases: Impacts On Construction Arbitration, 2015; AAA Chairing an Arbitration Panel: Managing Procedures, Process & Dynamics (ACE005), 2013; AAA Arbitrator Ethics & Disclosure (ACE003), 2011; AAA Dealing With Delay Tactics in Arbitration (ACE004), 2010; AAA Webinar, Five Steps to Fast-Track the Large, Complex Construction Case, 2010; AAA Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding, Deciding & Writing Awards (ACE001), 2010; AAA Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices for New Arbitrators, 2008.
South Jersey Mechanical Contractors Association (Board of Directors, Associate Director, General Counsel); South Jersey Building Contractors Association (Co-Counsel); New Jersey Bar Association (Construction Bar Section); Associated General Contractors; Masonry Contractors Association; Utilities and Transportation Contractors Association; Associated General Contractors; New Jersey Subcontractors Association.
Rutgers University (JD-1996); University of Maryland College of Engineering (BS, Mechanical Engineering-1988).
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:
Faculty Member National Business Institute, Construction Law: Advanced Issues and Answers, August 15, 2019 Atlantic City, NJ Faculty Member: Construction Contract Workshop for HalfMoon Education, January 17, 2019 Princeton, NJ; Faculty Member: Troubleshooting Construction Project Legal Issues seminar for National Business Institute on October 27, 2017 Cherry Hill, NJ; "Orchestrating your Company's Forces to Deal with Delays on Construction Projects", National Society of Professional Estimators, March 25, 2014 Newark NJ; "Construction Dispute: Effective (and Practical) Legal Negotiation Strategies", Cherry Hill, NJ, National Business Institute, July 29, 2014; :"Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations in New Jersey" Atlantic City, NJ, Lorman Education Services, October 29, 2013; "The New Prompt Payment Statute," South Jersey Mechanical Contractors Association, National Electrical Contractors Association, October 18, 2006; "To Catch a Thief," Atlantic City New Jersey Building Trades, August 16, 2005; "Northwest Regional Interstate Labor Standards," New Jersey Department of Labor, Association Prevailing Wage Conference, May 4, 2004; "A Practical Guide to Bid Challenges," Lorman Continuing Education Seminars, August 16, 2002; "Project Labor Agreements," South Jersey Building Contractors Association, November 12, 2002.
English
Marlton, NJ

The AAA provides mediators to parties on cases administered by the AAA under AAA mediation procedures. Mediations that proceed without AAA administration are not considered AAA mediations, even where parties select a mediator who is a member of an AAA mediation roster.