Matthew Lakind

Matthew Lakind's practice focuses on construction law including construction defect litigation, Consumer Fraud Act claims, equitable adjustment/delay claims, insurance issues related to construction, construction lien law, public bid protests, professional malpractice claims involving design professionals, and negligence/tort claims arising out of construction projects. Mr. Lakind also drafts and negotiates contracts for a wide array of construction projects, including large public and commercial projects, solar power installations under Master Service Agreements, and residential contracts.

Mr. Lakind handles all aspects of construction related litigation, including trials, depositions, motion hearings, and navigating the discovery process. He has tried several cases to conclusion both in the Superior Court of New Jersey and before the American Arbitration Association. Those cases involved issues over environmental remediation, defective work, the New Jersey Prompt Payment Act, and personal injury claims.

Mr. Lakind has ample experience practicing before the New Jersey Appellate Division, having briefed and argued on a variety of issues including public bid protests, insurance coverage, and the effect of arbitration clauses in construction contracts.

Mr. Lakind has been practicing law since 2006 and is admitted to the Bar in both New York and New Jersey.

Speaking Engagements

Current Issues in Construction Lien Law

August 29, 2017 - Lorman Education Seminars


Recovering Attorneys' Fees under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act: When it is Required and Who is Afforded Remedy

December 2017 - New Jersey Lawyer

The Consumer Fraud Act as a Defense: A Shield for Homeowners

January 2016 - New Jersey State bar Association Construction Law Section Newsletter

Lakind Website3

Contact Information

Telephone: (201) 343-1100 Ext. 106
Facsimile: (201) 343-0885

Office Address:
946 Main Street
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601


Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D. 2006)

Syracuse University (B.A. 2002)

Law Clerk for the Hon Jonathan N. Harris, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County

Memberships / Awards

New Jersey State Bar Association

Selected to Super Lawyers 2022
Super Lawyers  2022

Practice Areas

Construction Law, Commercial Transactions, Construction Defects, Public Bidding, Construction Lien Claims, Surety Claims, Equitable Adjustment Claims, Professional Liability Defense, Insurance Defense.




Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey, 2006

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2006

Court of Appeals of the State of New York, 2006

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