Ty is a board certified construction specialist with over twenty years of experience in matters primarily devoted to complex commercial litigation and transactional matters. He has been recognized as a "Best Lawyer in America," "Florida Super Lawyer," “Florida Trend Legal Elite," and is rated AV-Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell's highest rating for ethics and the ability to practice law.
Ty graduated with a degree in building construction from the University of Florida’s M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management. Before enrolling in law school, Ty worked for a national construction company, where he served as a project coordinator and participated in the overall management of multi-million dollar construction projects throughout the country. As a result, he has considerable technical knowledge that is helpful in his construction litigation practice.
Ty is a current member of the Florida Supreme Court Business and Contracts Jury Instruction Committee.
In his spare time, Ty enjoys watching Gator athletics and spending time with his wife, Tara, and his boys, Gray and Camp, and daughter Ryan.
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Complex Commercial Litigation
- Liability Insurance, Subrogation, and Recovery
Admitted to Practice
- All Florida State and Federal Courts
- United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- The University of Florida, B.S. Building Construction, 1996
- Stetson University, Master of Business Administration, 2002
- Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2002
In his construction and surety practice, Ty has represented owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, and sureties. Ty’s representation has involved garden-variety construction claims as well as complex contract and commercial surety claims. These claims have dealt with disputes on public and private projects of varying types including apartment and condominium and townhome complexes, assisted living facilities, office buildings, reservoirs, public roadwork and schools. In connection with payment disputes, Ty has resolved numerous payment and performance bond claims. He has also handled claims against indemnitors to recover losses suffered by sureties.