Stephen H. Reisman - Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

Stephen H. Reisman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005
Phone: 305-358-2600

Stephen Reisman is the managing partner of Peckar & Abramson's Florida offices. His primary area of practice is construction law and includes the representation of general contractors, and other construction professionals in the negotiation and preparation of construction documents, and the negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation of construction contract claims, construction and design defect claims, insurance claims, and related matters. Mr. Reisman’s construction law practice also includes project administration assistance for the early identification and resolution of potential conflicts and disputes.

Mr. Reisman has represented clients in litigation and arbitration involving building cladding systems; roofing; foundations; reinforced, prestressed and post tensioned concrete construction; drywall assemblies; masonry construction; stucco; metal and plastic piping and many other building systems and components. He has also litigated and arbitrated delay and impact claims and presented requests for equitable adjustment on public works. Mr. Reisman has served as an arbitrator in many construction disputes including large complex cases and international cases.

Mr. Reisman's general litigation practice includes real estate related litigation, banking litigation, contract disputes and business torts.

Mr. Reisman is admitted to practice law before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits, the United States District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida as well as all courts of the State of Florida.

Mr. Reisman is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell and is listed in Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2005, as "one of the top construction lawyers in the state." He is certified as a specialist in Construction Law by The Florida Bar and is recognized by publications such as The Best Lawyers in America, The International Who's Who of Construction Lawyers and Florida Super Lawyers. Additionally, he served on the Construction Advisory Council and Panel of Arbitrators for the American Arbitration Association. He is a member of the American Bar Association (Construction Industry Forum and Litigation Section), the Florida Bar (Litigation and Business Law Sections) and the Construction Association of South Florida.

Mr. Reisman has authored articles and conducted seminars on various construction law topics for The Florida Bar, National Business Institute, Construction Specifications Institute, Construction Association of South Florida, Southeast Construction, and Lorman Educational Services. Mr. Reisman is a graduate of Emory University (1973) and the University of Miami School of Law (1976).

Emory UniversityBA 1973University of Miami School of LawJ.D. 1976
American Bar Association (Forum on the Construction Industry and Litigation Section)Florida Bar (Litigation, Business Law and Real Property Sections)American Arbitration Association Panel of ArbitratorsConstruction Association of South FloridaAssociated General Contractors

Office Location

One Southeast Third Avenue, Suite 3100
Miami, FL 33131
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Construction of the Miami Metro Area2016 Lawyer of the Year in Construction Law of the Miami Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Construction of the Miami Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Construction Law of the Miami Metro Area
Stephen H. Reisman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Stephen H. Reisman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Stephen H. Reisman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Stephen H. Reisman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Construction Law (Arbitration and Mediation, Commercial Development, Commercial Litigation, Construction Disputes, Contract Review and Negotiation, Contractors, Government Contracts)
Litigation - Construction

Other Information

Gender: Male