KDV’s Construction Practice Chair Andrew Richards Named General Counsel of Subcontractors Trade Association
(September 17, 2021, Woodbury, NY) — Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP (KDV), a leading national law firm, today announced that Andrew L. Richards, chair of the firm’s Construction Practice, has been unanimously approved by the Subcontractors Trade Association’s (STA) Board of Directors as its General Counsel for a five-year term.
STA is New York’s leading association of union subcontractors representing its members in dealing with public agencies, authorities and private developers. Richards has been a member of the STA for more than 25 years. STA’s philosophy centers on dispute resolution between owners, general contractors, construction managers and subcontractors.
“I have been a proud member of this association for more than two decades and am honored to be selected as its General Counsel,” said Richards. “My goals are to assist STA in resolving issues with public agencies and promoting legislation that benefits union subcontractors.”
“The STA looks forward to working with Andrew and his advocacy on behalf of our members in an ever-increasing regulatory environment that is hostile to the business interests of union construction subcontractors”, said Joseph Leo, President of the Board of Directors of the STA.
“We have valued Andrew as a member of this association and are extremely fortunate to now have him as General Counsel where we will benefit from his legal acumen and knowledge of our issues and goals,” said Hank Kita, executive director of the STA.
Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP is a leading national law firm now in its 35th year, serving a broad range of industries with more than 20 practice areas including insurance coverage & litigation, labor & employment, professional liability, data privacy & cybersecurity, financial services, commercial litigation, cannabis law, real estate, consumer financial services, construction and general liability. Headquartered in Woodbury NY, KDV attorneys represent national and global clients of all sizes from a dozen offices in six states: California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. KDV is a Mansfield Certified law firm in recognition of its diverse and inclusive employment strategies.