Provided by Shutts & Bowen LLP
Shutts attorneys assist clients in all phases of public and private construction contracting and dispute resolution, including:
- bid protests;
- contract drafting, negotiation and enforcement;
- claims notice and preservation; and
- litigation and arbitration.
The construction practice group frequently handles claims involving defective design and construction, delay and interference, lien and bond claims, insurance coverage disputes and product liability claims.
Established construction department with a focus on dispute resolution, including litigation, mediation and arbitration. Additional expertise in contracts, including engineering consultant agreements and subcontracts. Litigation experience includes construction lien, design error and product warranty matters. Represents a broad range of clients, including contractors, design professionals and construction firms.
- Represented Pulte Home Corporation in a case of alleged construction defects associated with, among other things, the building envelopes of 196 townhome units at the Westpark residential development located in Tampa, Florida.
John Dannecker has a reputable practice advising construction industry clients including public bodies on the full spectrum of construction-related disputes.
"John Dannecker is an excellent lawyer who understands business issues as well as legal issues, and always provides excellent client service."
Timothy Woodward is the head of the construction litigation group at the firm. His practice covers the full range of construction-related disputes.
"Timothy Woodward is very experienced with a strong understanding of construction law, business and the courts."
Amanda Buffinton gains recognition for her work in the construction industry, advising clients on a range of matters, with recent work including construction defect cases.
"Spectacular on every level." "Amanda is stellar in research, writing and oral presentation."
Meredith Freeman is an up-and-coming Tampa-based partner. She represents her clients in contract formation as well as in lien and other payment disputes arising from construction projects.