Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, announces that Robert L. Honig has joined the firm as its general counsel. Mr. Honig, who will be based in the firm’s New York office, will oversee the day-to-day activities of Thornton Tomasetti’s in-house legal team. He brings more than 20 years of legal experience, including 15 years of experience in architecture, engineering and construction law, to the position.
» Prior to joining Thornton Tomasetti, Mr. Honig was the global head of architects and engineers claims at the Beazley Insurance Company in New York. He was responsible for the worldwide portfolio of claims against design professionals and served on the management committee for all specialty lines claims. Previously, Mr. Honig was a partner at Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, a New York boutique construction law firm.
» In his new role as general counsel, Mr. Honig will manage a range of legal issues such as contract negotiation, litigation support, risk management, transactional-related activities and ethics.
» Mr. Honig has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and a juris doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He is admitted to the bar in New York.
Robert L. Honig, general counsel, New York, Thornton Tomasetti
“One of the best things about working in architecture, engineering and construction law is the clients. I look forward to witnessing their creativity and dedication, two factors that have made working with these types of clients extremely fulfilling for me. I also hope to be able to leverage the relationships I have forged throughout my career to help bolster our successful practice areas.”
About Thornton Tomasetti (www.ThorntonTomasetti.com)
Thornton Tomasetti provides engineering design, investigation and analysis services to clients worldwide on projects of every size and level of complexity. We fulfill the needs of our clients at every stage in the building life cycle through seven integrated practices in Structural Engineering, Façade Engineering, Forensics, Renewal, Construction Engineering, Property Loss Consulting and Sustainability. Founded in 1956, today Thornton Tomasetti is an 800-person organization of engineers, architects and other professionals collaborating from offices across the United States and in Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
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