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Moye, O’Brien, Pickert, Dillon & Masterson, LLP

James E Moye

Maitland, USA USA Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Construction
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Construction - Florida

Band 1

James Moye has an excellent reputation nationally for his handling of construction litigation in the full range of dispute resolution and court proceedings. He is also highly regarded for contract drafting, negotiation and bid protest work.
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Construction - USA - Nationwide

Band 1

James Moye has a market-leading construction practice spanning contract review and negotiation, bid review and protests as well as the full range of project-related disputes.
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Practice Areas

Construction. Extensive experience representing US and international contractors, construction managers, design professionals, engineering firms and other construction-related participants literally around the country - the USA, Caribbean basin, Central and South America, Middle East, North Africa and Canada - involving multi-million dollar contract reviews, contract negotiations, bid reviews and protests, claim preparation and disputes (dispute resolution boards, arbitrations and court).


Board certified in construction law by The Florida Bar; admitted: Georgia, Florida, Texas, Virginia, England and Wales; Managing Partner, Moye, O'Brien, Pickert, Dillon & Masterson, LLP, Florida; admitted to US District Courts, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida; US District Court of Northern Georgia; US Court of Appeals, Fifth, Eleventh and DC Circuits; US Supreme Court; Eastern District of Virginia.


Co-Author, "Construction Law," USA Chapter, The European Lawyer Reference Series, 2012; co-author ”Competitive Negotiation,” Federal Government Construction Contracts, Third Edition, 2017; co-author “Certificates of Merit: Practical Guidance to Avoid Procedural Pitfalls” published by American Bar Association’s Under Construction Winter 2020.


Baker Concrete Construction, Inc.

Braskem America, Inc.

Capital Rail Constructors (Clark Construction Managing Partner)

Clark Construction Group, LLC

Coastal Construction Group of South Florida, Inc.

I-4 Mobility Partners Opco, LLC

J.F. Shea Construction, Inc.

J. Raymond Construction Corp.

Kiewit/Eurovia/Vinci Ottawa Partnership

Lead Engineering Contractors, LLC

PCL Construction Services, Inc.

PCL Civil Constructors, Inc.

PCL Industrial Construction Co.

Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc.

Plaza Construction Group Florida, LLC

Walsh Construction Company

Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructors


Legal representation of general contractors, owners, design professionals, and other construction-related participants involving a broad array of issues including contract negotiations, contract disputes, delay, acceleration and disruption claims, design negligence, construction defects and bid protests.

Work Highlights

Representation of the design-builder on claims in excess of $650M on the multi-billion light rail project in Los Angeles; representing the design-builder on claims in excess of $300M on the multi-billion light rail project in Virginia; representing an EPC contractor with claims in excess of $200M on a 1000 megawatt natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant with a value of $500M in Maryland; representing the design-builder on a 3P road and bridge project in Denver, Colorado on claims exceeding $250M; and representing the design consortium on the multi-billion dollar Third Lock project in Panama. Mr. Moye’s past legal work has involved projects as diverse as seismic retrofit work on the Golden Gate Bridge on the West Coast to the high speed rail project from New Haven to Boston on the East Coast, and from bridge demolition projects off the coast of Venezuela to heavy highway and bridge projects in the Northeast.


University of Florida


1979 - 1981

University of Central Florida

B.S.E. cum laude

1975 - 1978

James E Moye

Moye, O’Brien, Pickert, Dillon & Masterson, LLP

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Phone number

800 South Orlando Avenue




FL 32751

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