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Founder & Senior Counsel

(914) 428-2100 twelby@wbgllp.com

Thomas H. Welby


Pace University School of Law, J.D.
Polytechnic Institute of New York, M.S., Civil Engineering
Polytechnic Institute of New York, Certificate in Construction Management
New York University, M.S., Geotechnical and Structural Engineering
New Mexico Highlands University, Master of Business Administration 
Manhattan College, B.E., Civil Engineering


New York


United States District Courts for the Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of New York

United States District Court for the District of Connecticut

United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Federal Circuits

United States Supreme Court

Thomas H. Welby is the Founder and Senior Counsel at Welby, Brady & Greenblatt, LLP, where he provides comprehensive counsel on all aspects of construction law. His expertise includes contract disputes, public bidding, mechanic’s liens, and construction claims. He has a wealth of experience representing general contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, sureties, suppliers, and engineers in transactional matters as well as the prosecution and defense of claims in litigation, arbitration, and mediation.

Mr. Welby's notable cases include West-Fair Electric Contractors v. Aetna, Waltech Construction v. Town of Thompson, and Beninati Roofing v. Gelco Builders. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Welby worked as a field engineer, estimator, and executive at various engineering and contracting firms, gaining extensive experience in the construction industry. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the states of New York and New Jersey (now inactive). Additionally, Mr. Welby served as an Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering at Manhattan College and Adjunct Professor of Law at Pace University School of Law for many years.


  • Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, ADR Subcommittee of Construction Litigation Committee, ABA Section of Litigation
  • AAA Arbitrator, Large Complex Construction Panel
  • AAA National Construction Master Mediator
  • ABA Form on the Construction Industry
  • Construction Management Association of America - Past Chair, Legal Counsel Committee
  • National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee
  • General Counsel to Construction Industry Counsel of Westchester and the Hudson Valley
  • The Moles, member
  • Dispute Resolution Board Foundation


  • Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
  • Best Lawyers, U.S. News and World Report
  • Martindale-Hubbell's Preeminent AV Rating
  • Chi Epsilon Chapter Honorary Member, Manhattan College
  • Distinguished Service Award, Pace Law School