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Andrew Kao focuses his practice on construction law. He represents general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, developers, and sureties at all stages of litigation in both state and federal court. He counsels clients in contract negotiations and real estate transactions to better protect clients in case a dispute arises.

Mr. Kao also teaches a course, Construction Contract Law and Practices, at Baruch College where he helps contractors, subcontractors, and developers understand the fundamentals of construction contracting, including project delivery methods, types of contractual arrangements, roles and responsibilities of the parties and common issues such as changes, delays, defective workmanship, default, and termination.


  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court
    • Southern District of New York
    • Eastern District of New York
    • New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals
    • Second Circuit


  • St. John’s University School of Law – J.D.
  • Fordham University – B.A.

Professional Memberships

  • Asian American Bar Association of New York
  • New York City Bar Association


  • Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Stars – 2018, 2019
Super Lawyers Martindale Hubbel AV Preeminent Law 360