Lawrence Chiarelli

  • Industry Professor


Lawrence Chiarelli is an Industry Professor in the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering. He is the Program Director for the undergraduate and graduate construction management degree programs, 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 was 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 earned a Juris Doctor (1993) from Brooklyn Law School and is Special Counsel in the Construction Group of the firm Duane Morris LLP, an international law firm with over 800 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.

Brooklyn Law School, 1993
Juris Doctor, Law

The Cooper Union, 1986
Master of Engineering, Civil Engineering

The Cooper Union, 1980
Bachelor of Engineering, Civil Engineering

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