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Miguel A. Brizuela

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Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Coral Gables, FL

Miguel A. Brizuela, P.A.
2701 Ponce de Leon, Suite 200
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: 305-985-6195
Fax: 305-985-6196
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019
Licensed in Florida Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Construction Litigation: Business, Insurance Coverage, Business Litigation
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
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Attorney Profile

Miguel A. Brizuela is a Miami construction attorney at Miguel A. Brizuela, P.A. Mr. Brizuela represents commercial liability carriers, owners, sureties and other individuals in Miami and throughout Dade County, Florida, in a wide range of matters, including construction defect claims and lien foreclosures, employment discrimination and shareholder disputes, and construction contract formation and negotiation.

After earning a bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, Mr. Brizuela attained his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School, where he served as the associate editor for the Michigan Journal of International Law. In addition to his education credentials, he is also Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar.

Mr. Brizuela speaks both Spanish and English, allowing him to communicate with and represent a diverse range of clients. He has used his bilingual ability throughout his experiences in both courtroom litigation and alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration and mediation. Mr. Brizuela is also experienced in drafting construction contracts and negotiating terms on the behalf of his client base.

In addition to his construction law practice, Mr. Brizuela is a member of various professional legal organizations. He belongs to the American Bar Association and the Hispanic Affairs Committee of the City of Miami Beach, Florida.

Mr. Brizuela also does pro bono work on behalf of local organizations such as the Unsafe Structures Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, an organization that focuses on reviewing decisions made by building officials.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 30%Insurance Coverage
  • 10%Business Litigation
Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

About Miguel A. Brizuela

First Admitted: 2006, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.brizuelalaw.com/miguel-a-brizuela.html

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Ingram vs. Hansgrohe, Broward County Florida, Case No.: CACE 11-023660 (05) (representing subcontractor in construction defect lawsuit)
  • Riverside vs. The Autcher Company, Duval County Florida: Case No.: 16-2010-CA-6433 (representing insurer in construction defect lawsuit)
  • Epic Hotel vs. Douglas Orr Plumbing, Dade County Florida, Case No.: 11-08742 CA 40 (representing subcontractor in construction defect lawsuit), 2014
  • Fla. Dept. of Fin. Services v. Deloitte & Touche, LLP, Case No. Leon County Florida, 2010-CA-003201, Case No. 2006-CA-001198, Case No. 2006-CA-001083, Case No. 2006-CA-001060 (representing court appointed receiver in liquidation of numerous insurance companies in lawsuit against auditor for professional negligence for damages in excess of $1 Billion)
  • Z Roofing & Waterproofing, Inc. v. Focus Construction, et al, Dade County, Case No. 2013-029952 CA 01 (23) (representing roofer in construction lien foreclosure and equitable lien foreclosure against Miami Beach hotel)
  • SGI Land vs. ECT, Alachua County Florida, Case No.: 2013 CA 01192 (representing surveyor in professional negligence action)
  • Bellamare vs. Coastal Construction, Dade County Florida, Case No.: 2009-74397 CA 01 (representing Coastal Construction in construction defect lawsuit)
  • Veranda vs. Auer & King, Orange County Florida, Case No.: 2013-CA-010812-O (representing subcontractor in construction defect lawsuit)
  • Colors Painting Contractors, LLC v. ESA P Portfolio Operating Lessee, Inc., Hillsborough County Florida, Case No. 14-CA-010093 (defending hotel Extended Stay America in construction lien foreclosure)
  • Tremonti vs. Belzer, Orange County Florida, Case No.: 2008-CA-004463-O (representing subcontractor in construction defect lawsuit)
  • Continental vs. Calvery Services, Hillsborough County Florida, Case No.: 13-CA-13773 (representing subcontractor in construction defect lawsuit)
  • Mediterranea (Miami) Condominium Assoc. vs. Wilkinson Hi-Rise, LLC, Dade County Florida, Case No.: 2011-05180 CA (05) (representing subcontractor in construction defect lawsuit)
  • Hartford Accident & Indemnity Co. v. Crum & Forster Specialty Ins. Co., United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Case No. 12-13728-BB (representing surety in equitable subrogation action on behalf of general contractor against GC's insurer for defense benefits based upon commercial general liability policy)
  • Broadway vs. Sunshine; Sarasota County Florida; Case No.: 2011 CA 000558 NC (representing subcontractor in construction defect lawsuit)

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Member, Hispanic Affairs Committee of City of Miami Beach, Florida
  • Member, Unsafe Structures Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida

Educational Background

  • Bowdoin College, A.B., 2001

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Associate Editor, Michigan Journal of International Law, The University of Michigan Law School

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Construction Law

Industry Groups

  • Construction
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Office Location for Miguel A. Brizuela

2701 Ponce de Leon
Suite 200
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Phone: 305-985-6195

Fax: 305-985-6196

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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