In this chapter we identify 36 construction lawyers who have been selected for their experience and expertise in advising clients on a range of dispute resolution proceedings across various industries, as well as for their pre-dispute practices and advisory services in the construction space.
Most Highly Regarded
Ferencik Libanoff Brandt Bustamante & Goldstein stands out with three nominations.
Ira Libanoff is a “splendid and well-experienced lawyer” who regularly represents subcontractors and owners in complex disputes including payment issues, defect claims, scheduling claims and licensing.
Alan Brandt Jr is a “seasoned statesman” with extensive experience in complex construction claims and transactional disputes.
Robert Ferencik Jr is highlighted for his commercial litigation expertise which spans a multitude of construction issues including contract claims, product liability and bid disputes.
Stuart Sobel of Siegfried Rivera Hyman Lerner De La Torre Mars & Sobel is a prominent construction lawyer with four decades of experience representing developers, managers, suppliers and contractors in high-value commercial disputes.
The “fantastic” Steven Siegfried is a “splendid construction litigator” with 40-plus years of experience handling complex disputes in the sector.
Steven Lesser at Becker & Poliakoff stands out as a “preeminent construction lawyer” who is “vastly experienced and skilled in the field” and “particularly great for condominium issues and HOA matters”.
George Meyer with Carlton Fields is “first-class when it comes to transactions”, and has a stellar practice which encompasses contract preparation and negotiation, management agreements, project financing, and purchase and sale proceedings.
Wm. Cary Wright is noted for his expertise in construction disputes including insurance coverage issues, contract complications and bond claims.
Patricia Thompson with JAMS is a “first-class construction arbitrator” who excels across the full spectrum of disputes including non-payment claims, wrongful terminations, breaches of contract and defective work claims.
Stephen Reisman of Peckar & Abramson is “certainly one of Florida’s best construction specialists”. He is a go-to for disputes and negotiations.
Jerry Brodsky is renowned for his work on risk management, contract negotiation, contentious proceedings and compliance issues across the USA, the Caribbean and Latin America.