Joy Spillis Lundeen

Practice Group Leader, Construction Law & Litigation
Area of Focus: Construction, Trial & Litigation
"Joy is the reputed 'go-to' person for all things construction. Lundeen joins the rankings with a chorus of praise for her depth of knowledge in construction defects as well as her courtroom dynamism and ability to communicate with a jury." - Benchmark Litigation
Joy Spillis Lundeen
Practice Group Leader, Construction Law & Litigation

Joy Spillis Lundeen serves as Practice Group Leader of Bilzin Sumberg's Construction Law & Litigation Group. A trial lawyer for over three decades, Joy has extensive experience litigating construction and complex commercial disputes involving all types of real estate projects, including multi-use, stadium, manufacturing facilities, transportation and other commercial and infrastructure projects. Joy routinely serves as lead counsel in high-profile cases, and has tried a vast array of jury, non-jury and arbitration cases. Her practice also includes product liability and complex business and tort cases, including class actions. Joy regularly counsels owners and developers in all areas related to the design and construction of real estate development, including contract negotiations, insurance for construction projects, and design service agreements. 

  • University of Miami, J.D., cum laude, 1987
    University of Miami, B.C.S., 1983
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami
    Board of Directors, 2004 - Present
    Board Chair, Executive Council, 2011 - 2015
  • Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court
    U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
    U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
    U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Chambers USA, Construction, 2018 - present

    The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year, Construction Law, Litigation - Construction, 2016 - present

    Florida Super Lawyers, 2024 - present

    Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Notable - Women Leaders in Law, 2023

    Connect CRE, Women in Real Estate, 2021

    Benchmark Litigation, Florida Litigation Star, 2016 - present

    Benchmark Litigation, Top 250 Women in Litigation, 2015 - 2018