Craig M. Nisnewitz

Craig M. Nisnewitz

Of Counsel
Rockville Centre, New York
Craig M. Nisnewitz, Esq. is of Counsel to Goldberg & Connolly and brings over 30 years of experience to the firm.

Mr. Nisnewitz has represented general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, architects, engineers, various public owners, suppliers and vendors of construction materials and systems in disputes involving public and private construction projects.

Mr. Nisnewitz had been a partner of Feinstein & Nisnewitz, P.C. from 1998 through 2011 and then went on to be a partner at Spizz Cohen & Serchuck, P.C. until 2015. Mr. Nisnewitz specializes in construction law, government practice and procurement, commercial litigation, arbitration, mediation, prosecution and defense of surety and bond claims, administrative law, and prevailing wage claims under Federal and New York State Labor Laws.

He has served as a member of Construction Law committees of the Associations of the Bar of the City of New York and New York County Lawyers' Association, served as an arbitrator on the Construction Industry Panel of the American Arbitration Association, and lectured for Lorman Education Services and New York County Lawyers' Association on various aspects of construction law, public contract procurement and prevailing wage issues.

Admitted to the Bar of the State of New York in 1982, Mr. Nisnewitz received his Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law in 1981 and a B.A. from Queens College of the City University of New York in 1978, Magna Cum Laude. He is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New York County Lawyers' Association and Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Law
  • Government Practice & Procurement
  • Surety Bond Claims
  • Prevailing Wage Claims
  • Computer Hardware & Software

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1991


  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D. - 1981
  • Queens College of the City, University of New York
    • B.A., magna cum laude - 1978
    • Major: Political Science & History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • NYC Bar Association
  • NY County Lawyers' Association
  • New York State Bar Association