Sarah Biser is a partner in the New York office of Fox Rothschild LLP, a national firm with 21 offices and more than 800 attorneys. Ranked by Chambers USA as a leader in construction law for eight consecutive years, Sarah represents owners, contractors, developers, architects and engineers, both in the United States and abroad, in all stages of the construction process. She focuses her practice on large, capital-intensive construction projects, with a particular emphasis on drafting and negotiating contracts for complex and unique construction and infrastructure, as well as litigating disputes involving such projects both in the courtroom and in domestic and international arbitration.
In a project expected to be the largest development of the decade in New York City, Sarah represented Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in connection with the Technion-Cornell joint venture, establishment of a new applied science and engineering university and related facilities on Roosevelt Island. She was involved in the construction of InterActive Corporation's futuristic headquarters and AOL's headquarters, including the CNN newsroom, in the Time Warner building. Internationally, she represents one of the joint venture partners constructing the expansion of the Panama Canal, and represented an EPC contractor who designed and constructed a 220-megawatt hydroelectric plant in Changuinola, Panama.
Sarah has also been involved in the construction of industrial smelters, museums, waste ammonia recovery systems, solar power installations, health care facilities, and energy enhancement programs for a domestic major power producer. She is currently defending a European construction company in connection with Defense Base Act claims arising out of the 1968 crash of a B-52 bomber carrying nuclear warheads at an airbase in Greenland. She co-authors the leading treatise on construction law in New York.