Rebecca Ross is an attorney in the firm’s business litigation practice group. Board certified by the Florida Bar in construction law, Rebecca’s experience in business and construction litigation includes complex contract claims, design and defect claims, lien claims, and bond claims.
Prior to relocating to Florida, Rebecca was in-house corporate counsel for a government contractor in Colorado, where she advised the company on strategic business transactions, federal regulations, insurance coverage, and construction-related claims involving U.S. military projects overseas. She also assisted the company with the preparation of contracts, teaming agreements, joint venture agreements, non-disclosure agreements, purchase orders, modifications, requests for equitable adjustment, and certified claims.
Before her in-house role, Rebecca was an attorney in the Construction Litigation practice at an Am Law 100 firm, where she represented contractors, developers, designers, and owners in various litigation and arbitration matters involving construction, real estate, and business disputes, including complex contract claims, design and defect claims, lien claims, bond claims, and delay claims.
Rebecca is proficient in eDiscovery protocols and software platforms, including Relativity.
- Bench trial regarding a business association dispute, which resulted in a judgment in the client's favor and an award of attorney's fees.
- Arbitration hearing regarding a subcontractor default and differing site conditions claim involving a government contract in the Marshall Islands, which resulted in an arbitration award and judgment in the client’s favor in excess of $1M.
- Bench trial regarding a real estate and contingency fee dispute, which resulted in a judgment declaring the contingency fee agreement void and unenforceable to the benefit of the client.
- Defended an owner's representative against a $40M construction defect claim involving a luxury hotel, which resulted in dismissal of all claims against the client.
- Represented a national general contractor in a mechanic's lien action, which resulted in the successful foreclosure and transfer of a $20M hotel in El Paso County to the client.
- Florida Bar Board Certified in Construction Law
- Colorado Bar Association
- Denver Bar Association
- Florida Bar Association
- Jacksonville Bar Association, Construction Law Committee, vice-chair
- American Bar Association