Lawrence Chiarelli

Lawrence Chiarelli

Industry Professor, Construction Management Program Director

Civil Engineering

  • Phone: (718) 260-4040
  • Office: 405 Rogers Hall, Six MetroTech Center

Biography

Lawrence Chiarelli is an Industry Professor in the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering in Brooklyn, New York.  He also serves as the Program Director for the undergraduate and graduate construction management degree programs, as Associate Director of the Center for Construction Management Innovation (CCMI), a research center at NYU-Poly, and the faculty advisor for the student chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA).  Professor Chiarelli is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and Past President of the ASCE Metropolitan Section.  He is also the recipient of the NYU-Poly 2010 Distinguished Teacher Award.

Professor Chiarelli is a licensed Professional Engineer having earned both a Bachelor of Engineering (1980) and Master of Engineering (1986) from The Cooper Union.  He also earned a Juris Doctor (1993) from Brooklyn Law School and is Special Counsel to the firm of Duane Morris LLP, an international law firm with over 700 attorneys in the United States and abroad.   His prior experience also includes working as a structural engineer, a construction project manager, and a contract manager for an international construction management firm.

Education

Brooklyn Law School, Class of 1993

Juris Doctor, Law

The Cooper Union, Class of 1986

Master of Engineering, Civil Engineering

The Cooper Union, Class of 1980

Bachelor of Engineering, Civil Engineering

Experience

Duane Morris LLP

Special Counsel

Duane Morris LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 700 attorneys in 24 offices in the United States and internationally, offering innovative solutions to the legal and business challenges presented by today's evolving global markets.

Professor Chiarelli has been engaged in the practice of law

From: February 1998 to present

In Recent School News

Research Interests

  • construction law
  • contract administration
  • building information modeling (BIM)