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Construction Law

Full-Service Construction Law from Inception to Turnover

Dean Mead’s Construction Law practice relies on an experienced team of aggressive and creative litigators skilled at representing clients in every legal forum, including federal and state courts, mediation, arbitration, and administrative agencies. We represent contractors and sub-contractors, project owners, developers, homebuilders, architects and engineers, construction managers, suppliers, and sureties.

Our attorneys are at the forefront of the evolving regulatory framework which governs the construction industry. We develop an understanding of our clients’ businesses and construction activities to provide legal guidance through all phases of the construction process and turnover. Our team’s in-depth knowledge of legal issues affecting the industry allows us to quickly advise clients of new developments that can impact their businesses.

Dean Mead lawyers are leaders in construction industry groups, including Associated Builders and Contractors, and legal committees like the Florida Bar Construction Law Institute and Construction Lawyers Society of America. These relationships allow us to contribute to the advancement of legislation concerning issues affecting our clients.


  • Contract Preparation, Review, and Negotiation
  • Construction Liens
  • Bond Claims
  • Delay Claims
  • Design Professional Liability
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Contract Licensing
  • Procurement
  • Construction Lending
  • Public-Private Partnerships (PPP)
  • Bid Protests
  • Insurance Related Issues
  • Condominium and Homeowners Associations


“Our team of experienced lawyers can handle any form of construction law litigation, arbitration, mediation, or contract negotiations for our clients,” said Shareholder Thomas Wert, a Board Certified Construction Lawyer by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization. “We have represented a wide range of clients and have consistently reached outcomes that benefit their interests.”

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Dean Mead has done a terrific job for us … Having attorneys with extensive experience in many areas relevant to our business is also a plus.”

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