Partner in general contracting and subcontracting firms before graduating law school; obtained Florida Certified General Contractor’s license. Representative projects: commercial buildings, educational facilities, structural exteriors and interiors of hospitals, courthouses, and a historical hotel renovation.
1989-1992: Maguire, Voorhis & Wells, associate attorney (now merged with Holland & Knight).
1992-2002: Foley & Lardner, associate attorney then partner in 1996; while at Foley was a construction litigator representing contractors, sureties, subcontractors, engineers, and owners; for six years represented an international airport’s construction department in large capital expansion programs. In 2002, started own firm to concentrate in area of construction and commercial arbitration.