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Consuelo Alden Vasquez

Consuelo Alden Vasquez

Senior Attorney

New York, NY
Phone: 212.808.2702    Fax: 212.286.9806

vasquezc@pepperlaw.com

Consuelo Alden Vasquez is a senior attorney with Pepper Hamilton LLP’s Construction Practice Group, resident in the New York office. Ms. Vasquez has more than15 years of experience in all aspects of federal and New York commercial litigation, including matters in the areas of employment, intellectual property, and academic suspensions. For the last eight years, Ms. Vasquez has concentrated her practice in construction litigation, representing public and private owners, developers, construction managers, contractors and subcontractors in all phases of the construction process, resolving construction-related disputes through mediation and litigation in federal and state courts. She has tried a number of construction disputes – as lead counsel and second chair – before juries in New York State courts.

Education

  • J.D., St. John's University School of Law, Ms. Vasquez is a 1997 graduate of St. John’s University School of Law, where she was an editor of and published a note in the St. John’s Journal of Legal Commentary. While at St. John’s Law, Ms. Vasquez founded the Public Interest Law Student Association and launched the Public Interest Auction which is now in its sixteenth year and raises over $115,000 annually to sponsor public interest fellowships.

    While attending law school in the evening division and working full-time, Ms. Vasquez completed an externship with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office as well as judicial internships with Magistrate Judge Ronald L. Ellis of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and for U.S. District Judge Joanna Seybert of the Eastern District of New York.

  • B.A., English, Fordham University

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Clerkships

  • Hon. Joseph W. Bellacosa: U.S. Court of Appeals, State of New York, Albany, NY
  • Hon. Faith Hochberg: U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, Newark, NJ

Practice Areas