Nicole Kwapisz is an associate in the Miami office of Lewis Brisbois and is a member of the Construction Practice. Ms. Kwapisz concentrates her practice in the areas of construction and complex commercial litigation.
She has represented design professionals, developers, general contractors and subcontractors, including Fortune 100 companies, in various matters involving construction defect, contract disputes, and insurance coverage issues in federal and state courts.
Ms. Kwapisz handles cases from pre-construction contract negotiations through jury trial. She has successfully mediated and assisted with jury trials on construction related matters achieving favorable and defense verdicts on numerous high-profile cases.
Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Ms. Kwapisz practiced at the top boutique construction litigation firm in Miami representing renowned architects, engineers, developers, and builders in matters involving several high profile projects. Ms. Kwapisz also has experience in handling probate and employment litigation matters. Ms. Kwapisz is fluent in Polish.
- St. Thomas University School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude
- Barry University, Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude
- State Bar Admissions
- District of Columbia
- United States Courts of Appeals & Supreme Court
- United States Supreme Court
- United States District Courts
- United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
- Florida Bar Association, Convention Committee (appointed for 2018 – 2019 term)
- American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law
- Federal Bar Association
- Dade County Bar Association
- Represented renowned international architectural and engineering firms in large multiparty construction litigation matters
- Represented engineers in a class action of more than 600 plaintiffs and 20 defendants
- Litigated numerous complex construction cases across the state of Florida
- Obtained favorable settlements for disputes with claimed damages that exceeded $5 million.
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