Defense and Pursuit of Construction Defect Claims at Miami Beach Resort Property

Hotel Owners and Developers
Representation of the owners and developers of a major Miami Beach, Florida hotel in a construction defect case that predates the clients' ownership of the property. Clients filed claims against two contractors for defective stucco and water proofing. After extensive litigation, the team reached a favorable resolution of these claims resulting in a substantial payout to the client.
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Michael N. Kreitzer

Michael N. Kreitzer

Partner, Litigation Practice Group Chair
Melissa Pallett-Vasquez

Melissa Pallett-Vasquez

Partner, International Group Co-Chair
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