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Thomas Bernard Treacy

Thomas Bernard Treacy, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1955, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1956, United States Claims Court 1967, District of Columbia 1980, United States Court Appeals (Federal circuit) 1982, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960.

Background

  • Treacy, Thomas Bernard was born on December 26, 1928 in New York City. Son of Michael Joseph and Ellen Mary (Morrissey) Treacy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Fordham University, 1950. Juris Doctor, Fordham University, 1954.

    Career

    • Worked at Buckley, Treacy, Schaffel, Mackey, Abbate & Moore (New York, NY) specializing in Construction, Surety and Government, State and Municipal Contract Law. General Practice.

      Admitted to the bar, 1955, New York. 1956, United States. District Court, Southern District of New York.

      1960, United States. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit and United States. Supreme Court; 1967, United States. Claims Court; 1980, District of Columbia.

      1982, United States. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Editor: "Recent Developments in State and Local Public Contract Law," Public Contract Newsletter 1981-1994. Procurement Lawyer, 1994—.

      Author of numerous articles on construction law including "Arbitrator's Role in Construction Dispute," published in ASCE "Excellence in the Constructed Project," 1989 and "Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Construction Industry" in ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering 1995. Member: Nevius, Jarvis & Pilz and successor firms since 1964. Trustee, Village of Muttontown, 1987—.

      Chairman, Muttontown Planning Board, 1987—. Chairman, Advisory Panel to the New York State Legislative Commission on Public Management Systems, 1986—. Trustee and Counsel to The Moles, 1992-1995.

      Member: Nassau County, New York State, Federal and American (Public Contract Section, Recipient, Donald Davidson Award, 1991. Regional Chairman, Region 2, 1972-1975, 1978-1982, 1989-1990. Co-Chairman, Regional Division, 1985-1989.

      Member of Section Council, 1977-1980. Fellow, Public Contract Section. Member Forum on the Construction Industry) Bar Associations.

      Society of American Military Engineers. American Society of Civil Engineers (Chairman, Alternate Dispute Resolution Subcommittee of the Contract Administration Committee, 1988—). New York Law Institute (Life Member).

      Fellow: American Bar Foundation. American Arbitration Association. Associated General Contractors of America (Member, Committees on Contract Documents and Construction by contract).

      New York State AGC; New York State General Building Contractors' Association. General Contractors' Association of New York City (Member: Legislative Committee). Nassau/Suffolk Contractors' Association.

      Buckley, Treacy, Schaffel, Mackey, Abbate & Moore is a general practice law firm that has served the construction industry for more than a century. We presently serve as counsel to owners, ENR 400 contractors, family-owned specialty contractors and builders, mechanical contractors, subcontractors and suppliers, surety and liability insurance companies, manufacturers, architects, engineering firms and developers. From our inception, we have been associated with the great public works projects of the times.

      We apply our accumulated experience to solve the diverse problems facing the construction industry, both nationally and internationally. We've played a major role in projects ranging from the New York City aqueduct system to the present subways, many of the parkway and interstate road systems, vehicular and water tunnels, airports and piers. In addition, we've provided legal counsel for contractors involved in projects such as waste water treatment plants, asbestos and hazardous waste projects, resource recovery plants and bridge and roadway rehabilitation.

      Our clients have constructed dams, power plants, air bases, military housing, schools, hospitals, office buildings, bulk mail centers, parking garages, shopping malls and train stations.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member: Nevius, Jarvis & Pilz and successor firms since 1964. Trustee, Village of Muttontown, 1987—. Chairman, Muttontown Planning Board, 1987—.

    Chairman, Advisory Panel to the New York State Legislative Commission on Public Management Systems, 1986—. Trustee and Counsel to The Moles, 1992-1995. Member: Nassau County, New York State, Federal and American (Public Contract Section, Recipient, Donald Davidson Award, 1991.

    Regional Chairman, Region 2, 1972-1975, 1978-1982, 1989-1990. Co-Chairman, Regional Division, 1985-1989. Member of Section Council, 1977-1980.

    Fellow, Public Contract Section. Member Forum on the Construction Industry) Bar Associations. Society of American Military Engineers.

    American Society of Civil Engineers (Chairman, Alternate Dispute Resolution Subcommittee of the Contract Administration Committee, 1988—). New York Law Institute (Life Member). Fellow, Public Contract Section.

    Member Forum on the Construction Industry) Bar Associations. Society of American Military Engineers. American Society of Civil Engineers (Chairman, Alternate Dispute Resolution Subcommittee of the Contract Administration Committee, 1988—).

    New York Law Institute (Life Member).

    Connections

    • Married Marilyn Alice Coyle, February 4, 1956. Children: Stephen, Mary-Ellen, Michael, Edmund, Patrick, Richard, Philip.
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    Born December 26, 1928
    Died March 13, 2003
    (aged 74)