Prior to joining Osborn, in 2007, as of counsel, and to founding De Luca & Forster in 1993, Mr. De Luca served as an associate at Pantages, Sellar, Richardson & Stuart from 1978 – 1980, and was at Postner & Rubin from 1980 – 1993, where he was a partner for 8 years. Mr. De Luca represents contractors, owners, developers, designers, sureties, and insurers in all aspects of construction related litigation, arbitration, and mediation.
Mr. De Luca has tried numerous arbitrations, jury trials and bench trials on complex construction matters. Prior to practicing law, he was a senior surety underwriter for Fireman's Fund Insurance Company. In addition to his legal counseling, he has served as a financial advisor to construction companies.
Mr. De Luca is admitted in New York and New Jersey
Presented before numerous groups including the North Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Credit Managers, the New York Sprinkler Contractors Association and others on various construction and surety issues.
NITA trial advocacy course for the New York County Lawyer’s Association
New York Construction Law: Bonds and Insurance” Pratt Institute
“Law and Risk Management: Introduction to Risk Management; Insurers and Insurance Representatives” Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI)
Co author of New York Construction Law, by Postner & Rubin, published by Shepards - McGraw Hill, 1992.
American Bar Association