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Anna E. Ketcham

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Ms. Ketcham is a member of the Litigation department in the Orlando office. She focuses her practice on business and commercial litigation. She has experience in resolving complex, commercial matters in both state and federal courts, as well as experience in forms of out-of-court dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration. She has assisted in the representation of large public corporations, small companies, and individuals from a wide range of industries, including homebuilders, homeowners associations, mortgage brokers, investment firms, banking and financial institutions, insurance companies, retailers, hotel owners, and physicians.

Ms. Ketcham has helped litigate and resolve cases including contract disputes, employment agreements, business torts, personal injury cases including negligent, negligent supervision, and negligent security, trade secrets, trademark and patent infringement, federal and state securities fraud, shareholder disputes, collection practices act disputes, fraudulent transfers, construction defect claims, and landlord/tenant disputes.


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Additional Representative Experience

  • Assisted in obtaining a significant judgment on behalf of a homebuilder client against a real estate developer’s multi-million dollar claims relating to a dispute over the rights to a parcel of waterfront property; affirmed on appeal
  • Assisted in obtaining a defense judgment on behalf of a homebuilder who had been sued by a husband and wife for rescission of their purchase contract and tortious interference
  • Assisted in the representation of a manufacturer of roofing products against Orlando high-rise condominium association concerting multi- million dollar defective construction and warranty claims
  • Assisted in defense of a homebuilder concerning alleged breach of contract, Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, negligent misrepresentation and fraudulent inducement claims brought by various condominium purchasers
  • Assisted in the representation of a UK-based real estate developer in defense of dozens of federal and state securities fraud actions involving sales of resort condominiums
  • Defended against breach of contract and indemnification claims for alleged construction defects on behalf of a flooring subcontractor
  • Assisted in the representation of a homebuilder concerning a dispute with a subcontractor involving alleged defective work performed in a single-family home subdivision
  • Assisted in various litigation efforts for manufacturer client involving claims of patent infringement, breach of contract and tortious interference
  • Assisted in the defense and resolution of breach of covenants not to compete, breach of duty of loyalty, misappropriate of trade secrets and various other legal and equitable claims on behalf of individuals and manufacturer/distributer of construction equipment
  • Represented prominent Orlando homeowners association in various lien matters and residential foreclosures
  • Assisted in resolving national, multi-district construction defect claims against homebuilder client
  • Obtained default judgment against defunct corporation and then prosecuted proceedings supplementary against successor corporation for liability as mere continuation of predecessor business and receiver of fraudulent transfers
  • Resolved a shareholder dispute involving claims for dissolution and breach of fiduciary duty
  • Defended against claims of violation of the Florida Consumer Collections Practices Act for various banking institutions and corporate clients
  • Assisted in the defense and resolution of a negligent supervision claim against a supply chain and logistics company

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Junior League of Greater Orlando

Education

  • Juris Doctor: University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, cum laude, 2009
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, cum laude, 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida