Paul M. Hellegers

Paul M. Hellegers received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Oxford University, where he earned a “double first” in classical history, literature and philosophy, and his J.D. from Georgetown University in 1984, following which he clerked for Judge Christine Nettesheim of the United States Claims Court in Washington. He is a commercial litigator with experience in domestic and international business disputes in the state and federal courts, including complex cases involving accounting, finance and construction issues. He has been Chair of the Civil Court Committee of the New York City Bar and President of the Lexington Democratic Club in Manhattan.

Professional & Community Involvement:

  • Member of the Board of the Wood-Heights Democratic Club.

Representative Speaking Engagements:

  • Panel Member in a program entitled “Architecture Law: Contract Negotiation, Intellectual Property and Claims” presented by Hudson Valley Bank


  • Making Sense of the Economic Loss Rule in Construction Cases: Does the Draft Restatement (Third) of Torts Help? The Construction Lawyer (Journal of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry), Fall 2013 (Part 1), Winter 2014 (Part 2).
  • Contributed to Law for Architects: What You Need to Know. Now available for purchase.