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Jacqueline Greenberg Vogt, Partner

Jacqueline Greenberg Vogt

Jacqueline Greenberg Vogt

Partner

jvogt@mblawfirm.com

3 Becker Farm Road, Suite 105
Roseland, NJ 07068
570 Lexington Avenue, 21st Floor
New York, New York 10022
Tel: 973-736-4600 x7944
Direct Dial: 973-243-7944
Fax: 973-325-7467

Jacqueline Greenberg Vogt has more than 25 years of experience advising real estate owners, developers, investors, lenders and contractors in construction contracting and litigation in New Jersey, the New York City metropolitan area, and throughout the U.S.

Jacky assists clients throughout the entire construction lifecycle, from initial conception, project planning and bid preparation, to drafting and negotiating all manner of construction contracts.

Jacky also has significant experience resolving a wide array of construction disputes, including payment disputes, lien claims, defective design and construction claims, delay claims, indemnity claims, personal injury claims, labor and employment issues, and default and convenience terminations. In addition, she frequently litigates claims against surety bonds and construction insurance policies, as well as creditor's rights and bankrupcy issues in the construction arena. She has tried cases in state courts, administrative tribunals and arbitration panels.

This broad experience also extends to Jacky's active commercial litigation practice.

Since 2020, Chambers USA has ranked Jacky in Band 1 in New Jersey Construction Law, citing her as one of the top ten attorneys in the state. Jacky is also rated AV preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, their highest peer-driven level of professional excellence.

Prior to joining Mandelbaum Barrett, Jacky was a partner at Greenberg Traurig, one of the world's largest law firms. She is currently Master in the Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. Inn of Court and a frequent writer and lecturer on Construction Law topics. 

In addition to her law practice, Jacky leads the firm's Women's Initiative, serves as an associate mentor and has taught various internal training programs. She is active with The Barn Theatre in Montville, NJ, the United Breast Cancer Foundation and several animal rescues, including as a foster for St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center.






*No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or the American Bar Association. A description of the standard or methodology used by Chambers USA and Martindale-Hubbell can be found on their respective websites.

New Jersey State Bar Association Construction Law Section, Member
Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey, Member
Essex County Bar Association, Member; Trustee (2000-2009)
The Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. Inn of Court, Master
Rutgers School of Law - Newark, Board Member, Alumni Board (2011-2013)
Steering Committee, Lake Valhalla Club, Montville, NJ, Chair (2016-2017)
Montville Baseball and Softball Association, Montville, NJ, Assistant Coach (2016-2017)
After School Enrichment Committee, William Mason School, Montville, NJ, Co-Chair (2011-2017)
Cultural Arts Committee, William Mason School, Montville, NJ, Chair
Valhalla Civic Association, Montville, NJ, Member
Morris County Mothers of Twins Club, Member

  • Represented the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in claims for construction defects in connection with its $1 billion Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. The RBR Project is unique because it is the first of its kind in the nation to bundle the replacement of hundreds of bridges in a public-private partnership (P3) agreement. No other P3 project in the country has embarked on a multi-asset, multi-location undertaking of this magnitude.
  • Representation of an international investment firm in connection with construction of a $200 million ethanol plant. The construction project resulted in disputes and complex arbitration proceedings with the design/build contractor involving lien claims and claims of defective design, defective construction, unforeseen site conditions and project delays.
  • Representation of a lender to an environmentally sensitive property in litigation with the general contractor and design engineer of an environmental remediation project involving claims of defective design, defective construction and contractor payment and lien claims.Representation of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York in litigations arising from public construction projects.
  • Advised major contractor on project closeout issues with respect to its role as Project Manager overseeing multiple contractors working on the NYC Rapid Repair Program which provided temporary repairs to restore heat, power and hot water to residences in NYC damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
  • Counsel to school board defending claims of wrongful termination by contractor and delay claims by co-prime contractors.
  • Counsel to developers of a luxury townhome community defending claims of construction defects.
  • Counsel to owners of an industrial processing plant defending delay claims by contractor and prosecuting construction defect claims against it.
  • Counsel to general contractor in AAA arbitration against school board for delay damages resulting from another contractor's delays during school construction project.
  • Counsel to school board asserting claims against defaulted contractor's surety bond. Counsel to telecommunications company in construction delays/defect dispute with contractor over upgrades to an existing facility.
  • Counsel to school board in major capital projects to expand and renovate schools.
  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 552 Fed. Appx. 110 (C.A.3 (N.J.) 2014)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2012 WL 3526969 (D.N.J. 2012)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2012 WL 1079583 (D.N.J. 2012)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2011 WL 1871110 (D.N.J. 2011)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2009 WL 904054 (D.N.J. 2009)

  • Swepco Tube LLC v. Local 427, 2008 WL 746670 (D.N.J. 2008)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2007 WL 4554208 (D.N.J. 2007)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2007 WL 1791263 (D.N.J. 2007)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2007 WL 1234933 (D.N.J. 2007)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2006 WL 1644742 (D.N.J. 2006)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2005 WL 2416967 (D.N.J. 2005)

  • DiGiorgio Corp. v. Mendez and Co. Inc., 230 F. Supp. 2d 552 (D.N.J. 2002)

  • Hollus v. Amtrak Northeast Corridor, 937 F. Supp. 1110 (D.N.J. 1996)

  • Resolution Trust Corp. v. Moskowitz, 868 F. Supp. 634 (D.N.J. 1994)

  • Resolution Trust Corp. v. Moskowitz, 1994 (D.N.J. 1994)

Overview
Jacqueline Greenberg Vogt has more than 25 years of experience advising real estate owners, developers, investors, lenders and contractors in construction contracting and litigation in New Jersey, the New York City metropolitan area, and throughout the U.S.

Jacky assists clients throughout the entire construction lifecycle, from initial conception, project planning and bid preparation, to drafting and negotiating all manner of construction contracts.

Jacky also has significant experience resolving a wide array of construction disputes, including payment disputes, lien claims, defective design and construction claims, delay claims, indemnity claims, personal injury claims, labor and employment issues, and default and convenience terminations. In addition, she frequently litigates claims against surety bonds and construction insurance policies, as well as creditor's rights and bankrupcy issues in the construction arena. She has tried cases in state courts, administrative tribunals and arbitration panels.

This broad experience also extends to Jacky's active commercial litigation practice.

Since 2020, Chambers USA has ranked Jacky in Band 1 in New Jersey Construction Law, citing her as one of the top ten attorneys in the state. Jacky is also rated AV preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, their highest peer-driven level of professional excellence.

Prior to joining Mandelbaum Barrett, Jacky was a partner at Greenberg Traurig, one of the world's largest law firms. She is currently Master in the Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. Inn of Court and a frequent writer and lecturer on Construction Law topics. 

In addition to her law practice, Jacky leads the firm's Women's Initiative, serves as an associate mentor and has taught various internal training programs. She is active with The Barn Theatre in Montville, NJ, the United Breast Cancer Foundation and several animal rescues, including as a foster for St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center.






*No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or the American Bar Association. A description of the standard or methodology used by Chambers USA and Martindale-Hubbell can be found on their respective websites.

Professional Affiliations

New Jersey State Bar Association Construction Law Section, Member

Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey, Member

Essex County Bar Association, Member; Trustee (2000-2009)

The Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. Inn of Court, Master

Rutgers School of Law - Newark, Board Member, Alumni Board (2011-2013)

Steering Committee, Lake Valhalla Club, Montville, NJ, Chair (2016-2017)

Montville Baseball and Softball Association, Montville, NJ, Assistant Coach (2016-2017)

After School Enrichment Committee, William Mason School, Montville, NJ, Co-Chair (2011-2017)

Cultural Arts Committee, William Mason School, Montville, NJ, Chair

Valhalla Civic Association, Montville, NJ, Member

Morris County Mothers of Twins Club, Member

Publications and Speaking Engagements
Representative Matters
  • Represented the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in claims for construction defects in connection with its $1 billion Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. The RBR Project is unique because it is the first of its kind in the nation to bundle the replacement of hundreds of bridges in a public-private partnership (P3) agreement. No other P3 project in the country has embarked on a multi-asset, multi-location undertaking of this magnitude.
  • Representation of an international investment firm in connection with construction of a $200 million ethanol plant. The construction project resulted in disputes and complex arbitration proceedings with the design/build contractor involving lien claims and claims of defective design, defective construction, unforeseen site conditions and project delays.
  • Representation of a lender to an environmentally sensitive property in litigation with the general contractor and design engineer of an environmental remediation project involving claims of defective design, defective construction and contractor payment and lien claims.Representation of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York in litigations arising from public construction projects.
  • Advised major contractor on project closeout issues with respect to its role as Project Manager overseeing multiple contractors working on the NYC Rapid Repair Program which provided temporary repairs to restore heat, power and hot water to residences in NYC damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
  • Counsel to school board defending claims of wrongful termination by contractor and delay claims by co-prime contractors.
  • Counsel to developers of a luxury townhome community defending claims of construction defects.
  • Counsel to owners of an industrial processing plant defending delay claims by contractor and prosecuting construction defect claims against it.
  • Counsel to general contractor in AAA arbitration against school board for delay damages resulting from another contractor's delays during school construction project.
  • Counsel to school board asserting claims against defaulted contractor's surety bond. Counsel to telecommunications company in construction delays/defect dispute with contractor over upgrades to an existing facility.
  • Counsel to school board in major capital projects to expand and renovate schools.
Published and Reported Decisions
  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 552 Fed. Appx. 110 (C.A.3 (N.J.) 2014)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2012 WL 3526969 (D.N.J. 2012)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2012 WL 1079583 (D.N.J. 2012)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2011 WL 1871110 (D.N.J. 2011)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2009 WL 904054 (D.N.J. 2009)

  • Swepco Tube LLC v. Local 427, 2008 WL 746670 (D.N.J. 2008)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2007 WL 4554208 (D.N.J. 2007)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2007 WL 1791263 (D.N.J. 2007)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2007 WL 1234933 (D.N.J. 2007)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2006 WL 1644742 (D.N.J. 2006)

  • D&D Associates, Inc. v. Board of Education of North Plainfield, 2005 WL 2416967 (D.N.J. 2005)

  • DiGiorgio Corp. v. Mendez and Co. Inc., 230 F. Supp. 2d 552 (D.N.J. 2002)

  • Hollus v. Amtrak Northeast Corridor, 937 F. Supp. 1110 (D.N.J. 1996)

  • Resolution Trust Corp. v. Moskowitz, 868 F. Supp. 634 (D.N.J. 1994)

  • Resolution Trust Corp. v. Moskowitz, 1994 (D.N.J. 1994)

Admissions

New Jersey

New York

Pennsylvania

Supreme Court of the United States

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Education

Rutgers University School of Law - Newark, J.D.

Skidmore College, B.S.