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Brianna E. Kostecka is a member of King & Spalding’s International Arbitration practice in New York. 

Brianna focuses her practice on litigation and arbitration of construction disputes involving clients in the energy and manufacturing industries.  She has also  counseled and represented clients in a diverse range of complex matters involving commercial agreements.  Additionally, Brianna has significant experience advising clients on various e-discovery issues including drafting litigation hold memoranda, identifying appropriate custodians, methods of overseeing data collections, and strategizing methods to lower costs.   

Brianna received her J.D. magna cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law and was inducted into the order of the coif and her B.A. summa cum laude from Loyola College in Maryland. Brianna served as a law clerk to the Honorable Marianne Espinosa in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division during the 2010-2011 term. 

Publications

  • “GINA Will Protect You, Just Not in Death: The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act and its Failure to Include Life Insurance Within its Protections,” 34 Seton Hall Legis. J. 93, 2009

Presentations

  • “How to Navigate the Issues Involving Litigation Holds and Related E-Discovery Concerns,” webinar for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, July 23, 2013

Recognition

  • New Jersey Super Lawyers “Rising Star”-  2016
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Credentials

J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, magna cum laude & Order of the Coif

B.A., Loyola College in Maryland, summa cum laude

New Jersey

New York

Supreme Court of the United States

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Law Clerk, Honorable Marianna Espinosa, J.A.D., New Jersey

Matters

Secured a $158 million judgment on behalf of GE-Hitachi Nuclear Americas LLC in a Taiwan-seated ICC arbitration against a government-owned power company that involved both contractual and technical claims relating to the construction of a nuclear power plant.

Representing a confidential client in a complex construction arbitration pending before the ICC relating to the construction of a crude oil refinery, one of the largest construction projects in South America.

Representing an oil and gas exploration and production company in an ICC arbitration arising from the construction of offshore floating production storage and offloading vessels.

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Secured a $158 million judgment on behalf of GE-Hitachi Nuclear Americas LLC in a Taiwan-seated ICC arbitration against a government-owned power company that involved both contractual and technical claims relating to the construction of a nuclear power plant.

Representing a confidential client in a complex construction arbitration pending before the ICC relating to the construction of a crude oil refinery, one of the largest construction projects in South America.

Representing an oil and gas exploration and production company in an ICC arbitration arising from the construction of offshore floating production storage and offloading vessels.

Obtained a favorable settlement for a power generation and development company in a dispute with an EPC contractor involving delay, defect, bad faith and willful misconduct claims arising from the construction of a natural-gas-fired, combined cycle power plant.

Represented a Korean contractor in a Singapore-seated arbitration concerning the termination of a subcontract on a mining facility construction project in Western Australia.

Represented a manufacturer of specialized water treatment membranes in a state court action arising from the construction of a water treatment facility. The dispute involved claims of fraud and design defects.

Insights

Article · Source: ABA Forum on Construction Law - Under Construction

December 15, 2016
How Do We Get the War Stories if We're Never Allowed to Go to War

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Matters

Secured a $158 million judgment on behalf of GE-Hitachi Nuclear Americas LLC in a Taiwan-seated ICC arbitration against a government-owned power company that involved both contractual and technical claims relating to the construction of a nuclear power plant.

Representing a confidential client in a complex construction arbitration pending before the ICC relating to the construction of a crude oil refinery, one of the largest construction projects in South America.

Representing an oil and gas exploration and production company in an ICC arbitration arising from the construction of offshore floating production storage and offloading vessels.

See more
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Matters

Secured a $158 million judgment on behalf of GE-Hitachi Nuclear Americas LLC in a Taiwan-seated ICC arbitration against a government-owned power company that involved both contractual and technical claims relating to the construction of a nuclear power plant.

Representing a confidential client in a complex construction arbitration pending before the ICC relating to the construction of a crude oil refinery, one of the largest construction projects in South America.

Representing an oil and gas exploration and production company in an ICC arbitration arising from the construction of offshore floating production storage and offloading vessels.

Obtained a favorable settlement for a power generation and development company in a dispute with an EPC contractor involving delay, defect, bad faith and willful misconduct claims arising from the construction of a natural-gas-fired, combined cycle power plant.

Represented a Korean contractor in a Singapore-seated arbitration concerning the termination of a subcontract on a mining facility construction project in Western Australia.

Represented a manufacturer of specialized water treatment membranes in a state court action arising from the construction of a water treatment facility. The dispute involved claims of fraud and design defects.

Insights

Article · Source: ABA Forum on Construction Law - Under Construction

December 15, 2016
How Do We Get the War Stories if We're Never Allowed to Go to War

View all

Credentials

J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, magna cum laude & Order of the Coif

B.A., Loyola College in Maryland, summa cum laude

New Jersey

New York

Supreme Court of the United States

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Law Clerk, Honorable Marianna Espinosa, J.A.D., New Jersey