John Sparling Named Turner Construction Company’s Lawyer of the Year for 2017December 21, 2017
On November 30, 2017, John Sparling, head of Cullen and Dykman’s Construction Litigation Department, was named “Lawyer of the Year” by Turner Construction Company. Mr. Sparling accepted the prestigious award at a luncheon celebration held by Turner from Turner’s Kevin King, Vice President and General Manager of Risk Management and Robert Yeadon, National Claim Director.
Mr. Sparling has been handling complex litigation in the insurance, construction, products liability and mass tort litigation fields for over 20 years. Mr. Sparling's practice includes the representation of construction contractors, general contractors, owners, developers, architects, engineers and other professionals in all aspects of construction litigation, including personal injury, property damage, construction defect, and delay claims, as well as the drafting of construction contracts and insurance policies and endorsements. Over the past three decades, Mr. Sparling has represented Turner Construction Company and similar construction firms in complex Labor Law disputes throughout New York and New Jersey.
The award comes less than a year after Mr. Sparling assumed his current role in Cullen and Dykman’s Construction Litigation Department, and during his acceptance speech, Mr. Sparling credited the firm with its ongoing support. For over 25 years, the team has handled some of the largest construction, construction defect and design professional liability claims in New York. Our experience with large exposure claims at high profile projects, including Lincoln Center and the Hearst Building, has provided unparalleled opportunity to work with the best professionals in the world. Cullen and Dykman congratulates Mr. Sparling and wish him continued success with the Construction Litigation Department.