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Peter is a shareholder with the firm where he limits his practice to construction claims, transactional, and ADR matters.


  • Florida Bar Board Certified Construction Lawyer
  • Qualified Arbitrator, The Florida Supreme Court
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Circuit Mediator
Florida Bar


  • State of Ohio, 1966
  • State of Georgia, 1969
  • State of Florida, 1970
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States Court of Claims

Bar Affiliations

  • Broward County Bar Association (President, 2001-2002; President-Elect, 2000-2001; Secretary-Treasurer, 1999-2000; Board of Directors, 1995-2000)
  • Broward County Bar Association, Construction Law Committee (Founder and Chair, 1993-1995; current member)
  • The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section (Construction Law Committee)
  • The Florida Bar (Vice Chair, Florida Bar Construction Law Certification Committee (2004-2005) Member (2004-2010)
  • The Florida Bar Board of Governors (Member, 2002-2006)
  • The Florida Board of Bar Examiners (1998-2003); Emeritus Member (2003-present)
  • American Bar Association, Forum Committee on the Construction Industry
  • Georgia Bar Association

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, Leiby Alexander Brandt ADR Group (ADR Services for the Construction Bar)
  • Advisory Board, The Junior League of Fort Lauderdale
  • Alternate, City of Fort Lauderdale Board of Adjustment (1994-1996)
  • Board of Governors, St. Thomas More Society (2003-present)


  • Adjunct Faculty , Florida International University, Department of Construction Management
  • The Seminar Group, Suretyship and Discreet challenges Facing Bonding Companies in Florida, Orlando, August, 2012
  • ABA Forum Committee, Presenter, Expert Witnesses, September 2010
  • The Florida Bar, Author and Speaker, 2nd Annual Construction Law Institute 2009, (Surety General Agreements of Indemnity, March, 2009)
  • NBI, Change Orders, Author and Presenter, 2007
  • HMS, Legal Issues for Florida Architects, Author and Presenter, 2006
  • NBI, Averting Chaos on the Job Site: Proactively Understanding Components of a Good Contractor, Author and Presenter, 2006
  • AGC, Construction Liens and Pay Bonds 101, August 6, 1998
  • The Florida Bar, Outline Author and Speaker
  • Outline Author and Speaker, Lorman Education Services
  • Frequent presenter at construction industry professional groups and in-house client seminars
    • 1998 Construction Lien Law in Florida (Transfer, Exemptory  and Conditional Bonds, August, 1998)
    • 1998 Construction Law Seminar (Advanced Construction Lien, Insurance and Bond Issues, May, 1998)
    • The Florida Construction Lien Law Seminar (Arbitration: Pro and Con, 1990)
    • Mechanics' Liens 1979 (Chapter 713 Bonds, 1979 )
    • Mechanics' Lien Practice, Including 1977 Amended Provisions (Chapter713 Bonds, 1977)
    • Selected Topics in Construction Bonding (The Private Construction Performance Bond, 1977)


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Cleveland, OH
  • John Carroll University, University Heights, OH 

Honors & Awards

  • Construction Law Committee of the Florida Bar Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America (Construction Law)
  • Top Lawyers - Construction Law 2021
  • Chambers USA (Construction)
  • Super Lawyers 2006-2021
  • Who’s Who Legal (Florida)
  • The International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers