Steven A. Berkowitz
ATTORNEY / MECHANICAL ENGINEER / ARBITRATOR / MEDIATOR
Steven A. Berkowitz is listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Ratings register of Preeminent Lawyers. The Martindale-Hubbell AV Register is limited to only the most distinguished lawyers. This rating signifies the highest level of legal ability and very high adherences to professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence. Mr. Berkowitz is also an arbitrator appointed to the prestigious American Arbitration Association panel of neutrals.
Steven A. Berkowitz graduated from University of Maryland , College of Engineering , with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Immediately after graduating, Mr. Berkowitz began working with a Fortune two hundred company, engineering, designing, estimating and selling facility management systems. The clients were, for the most part, contractors, engineers and owners. This gives Mr. Berkowitz a unique perspective when applying legal principles to construction issues.
During his eleven-year tenure, engineering for, and consulting to contractors, engineers and owners, Mr. Berkowitz attended law school at Rutgers University, New Jersey, at night, while working full time in the construction industry and starting a family. Steven Berkowitz was admitted to the New Jersey Bar and the United States District Court in 1997.
Mr. Berkowitz is a Fellow of the Construction lawyers Society of America and a member of the Trial Law Institute and Diversity Law Institute.
Mr. Berkowitz is general counsel to the South Jersey Mechanical Contractors Association and the South Jersey Building Contractors Association. He is also on the Board of Directors for the South Jersey Mechanical Contractors Association.
Mr. Berkowitz resides in South Jersey with his wife of 25 years and their sons.
University of Maryland , College of Engineering, BSME
Rutgers University, J.D.
Superior Court of State of New Jersey
United States District Court, District of New Jersey
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
American Arbitration Association Panel of Neutrals