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Robert E. Ferencik, Jr. is a shareholder with the law firm of Ferencik Libanoff Brandt Bustamante & Goldstein, P.A. where he practices construction law and commercial litigation.  Prior to joining the firm in 1985, he served as a United States Air Force Judge Advocate.  Robert represents members of the construction industry in a wide variety of matters and has extensive experience handling construction claims, bid protests, construction products liability litigation, and professional liability claims.


  • Florida Bar Board Certified Construction Lawyer
Florida Bar


  • State of Florida, 1978
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1980
  • United States Supreme Court, 1984
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1985
  • United States Court of Military Appeals, 1989
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1994

Bar Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section (Construction Law Committee, Chairman, 1994-1998; Contract Law Committee)
  • Broward County Bar Association, Construction Law Committee
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Forum Committee on the Construction Industry; Public Contract Law Section)
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Judge Advocate, U.S. Air Force, 1970-1984


  • Adjunct Faculty,  Florida International University, Department of Construction Management
  • Adjunct Faculty, U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate Generals School, Basic and Advanced Trial Advocacy Courses, 1984-1994
  • Guest Lecturer, Florida International University and Florida Atlantic University
  • Guest Lecturer, American Subcontractor's Association, National Association of Women in Construction, and Builder's Association of South Florida
  • Guest Lecturer, Lorman Education Services and National Business Institute
  • Lecturer, Florida Bar Construction Law Institute
  • Faculty Member, ABA Construction Forum Trial Academy


  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL
    J.D., Cum Laude, 1978
  • Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
    M.Ed., 1975
  • University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
    B.M.Ed., 1970

Honors & Awards

  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America (Construction Law & Litigation)
  • Chambers USA (Construction)
  • Super Lawyers 2006-2021
  • Top Lawyers - Construction Law 2021
  • 2023 Florida Super Lawyer - Construction Litigation