Michael K. Wilson

Michael K. Wilson


Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Recognized since 2006

Orlando, Florida

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Construction Law

Litigation - Construction

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Construction Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Construction Law
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Michael Wilson is a Florida Bar Board certified construction lawyer, having practiced exclusively in construction law and litigation for more than 25 years. He focuses in complex claims, representing primarily public and private owners, developers, and contractors and their sureties in the areas of project impact and delay claims, project defect claims, and payment disputes among project participants.He has trial experience, representing clients in state and federal courts and in arbitration, as well as Federal Boards of Contract appeals. Mr. Wilson has experience in contract drafting and negotiation, as well as project dispute resolution mechanisms such as dispute resolution boards aimed at preventing claims from reaching litigation and/or arbitration.He strives to further the business goals of his clients, using his drafting, negotiation, and litigation skills.

Location

  • 390 North Orange Avenue, Suite 1400
    Orlando, FL 32801-4961

Education

  • University of Florida , JD, graduated 1986
  • University of Florida, BA, graduated 1983

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, Florida

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Associated General Contractors of America - Member
  • Orange County Bar Association - Member and Past Chair
  • The Florida Bar - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Construction Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Construction Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Construction Law, Orlando (2019)
  • Litigation - Construction, Orlando (2018)
  • Litigation - Construction, Orlando (2016)
  • Construction Law, Orlando (2010)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Commercial Litigation

Special Focus

  • Commercial Disputes
  • Construction

Awards:

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating with Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (2007-2018)
  • Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers – Construction (2003-2018)
  • Best Lawyers in America® Orlando Construction Litigation Lawyer of the Year (2018)
  • Best Lawyers in America® Orlando Construction Law Lawyer of the Year (2016)
  • Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine for Construction (2007-2008, 2010, 2012, and 2015)
  • Top 100 Florida Super Lawyer list in Law & Politics magazine (2011-2012)
  • Top 50 in North Florida Super Lawyer list in Law & Politics magazine
  • Best Lawyers for Construction Law and Commercial Litigation by Orlando Magazine (2006-2016)
  • Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine (2006-2018)
  • Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers by Super Lawyers magazine (2011)
  • Best of the Bar by Orlando Business Journal (2005-2006)
  • Selected by the President of The Florida Bar as one of nine construction lawyers to write the first examination for certification of lawyers in construction law (2005)

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