Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP
Joseph M. Conley
T: 212-907-9643
Practice Areas
Construction & Design
Joseph M. Conley is an associate in the Construction & Design Practice Group, representing property owners and contractors in construction-related litigation with a particular focus on cases involving violations of the New York State Labor Law.  
Prior to joining Ingram, Joe worked as an associate at Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP and Farber Brocks & Zane LLP where he focused on construction litigation. He graduated summa cum laude from Tulane University in 2007 and earned his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law in 2012.  As a student, Joe gained valuable experience as a legal extern with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority in Washington, DC.,  an Associate Editor of the Washington University Global Studies Law Review, and a Co-chair of the Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Board.  Immediately following law school, Joe worked as a Special Assistant District Attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office.  
Representative Matters
  • Defended major university and preeminent construction management firm in lawsuit involving Labor Law §§ 200, 240(1), and 241(6) claims and succeeded on summary judgment motion dismissing plaintiff’s Labor Law claims and granting clients conditional indemnification from subcontractor, ultimately resulting in a favorable settlement.
  • Represented architecture firm in dispute with project owner over outstanding project fees and obtained favorable settlement.
  • Represented leading construction management company in Labor Law matter and obtained early voluntary discontinuance with prejudice.

New York


Tulane University 2007
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law 2012