People on the Move – Picataggio and Widelitz, published in the Orlando Sentinel
Megan Picataggio and Jeff Widelitz are featured in the Orlando Sentinel regarding their recent promotion to partner. The promotions exemplify their exceptional work, experience, and results achieved for clients. The attorneys work in the firm’s Orlando office, providing construction law and litigation services. Megan’s practice specializes in construction litigation, including large-scale construction defect litigation and...
3D Printing Poses Legal Questions for Construction Cos.
Kasey Lynn Joyce published an article in Law360 concerning the legal ramifications of 3D printing. Innovators are always looking to resolve present issues with modern technology and construction methods to reduce the impact of cost, accessibility, labor and supply shortages, and sustainability. 3D printing in the construction space provides a new method that allows designers,...
Ball Janik LLP Promotes Picataggio and Widelitz to Partner in Orlando Office
Megan Picataggio and Jeffrey Widelitz are featured in an article published in Attorney at Law Magazine highlighting their promotions to partner. Both attorneys work in Ball Janik LLP’s Orlando office, providing construction law and litigation services. Their promotions signify their exceptional work, experience, and results achieved for clients. Megan has worked at the firm for...
Florida Condo Market Braces for Impact of New Surfside-Inspired Safety Law
In an article published in Multifamily Dive on 10/17/22, Gabe Coelho discusses the Florida Condo Safety Act and its impact on the condo market in a post-Surfside collapse environment. The article goes over the pros and cons of the new law while providing context concerning the financial burden placed on condo associations and the struggle...
Company Culture Drives Retention and Revenue – It’s the Key Ingredient for High-Performing Teams, Published in the New York Law Journal and Law.com
In an article published on 11/4 in the New York Law Journal and Law.com, Elle provides insight on the recent Legal Marketing Association Southeast regional conference, where two hundred people from the legal industry came together to discuss and highlight issues of company culture, recruiting, retention, and how they are overcoming these obstacles. “There is...
Hurricane Ian's Devastating Impact: How Associations Should Prepare and Respond, published in the Sun Sentinel
In an Op-Ed column published on 10/24/22, Kelly Corcoran details how community associations should prepare and respond to hurricanes and named storms. In the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, the column highlights several types of insurance coverage associations should review and identify as the most appropriate coverage for their properties. He also details the necessity of disaster...
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Florida condo market braces for impact of new Surfside-inspired safety law, published in Multifamily Dive
In an article published in Multifamily Dive on 10/17/22, Gabe Coelho discusses the Florida Condo Safety Act and its impact on the condo market in a post-Surfside collapse environment. The article goes over the pros and cons of the new law while providing context concerning the financial burden placed on condo associations and the...
Courts Agree - General Contractors Cannot Pass Responsibility for Faulty Work to Subcontractors, published in Attorney at Law Magazine
In an article published in Attorney at Law Magazine on 9/28/22, Evan Small and Keegan Berry provide insight and legal arguments relating to contractor responsibility on construction projects. They detail the importance, and non-delegable responsibility licensed contractors carry when properly conducting and overseeing work on construction projects. Additionally, they explain the attempts of contractors...
Nice to Meta You – The Metaverse and Potential Impact on Legal, published in The New York Law Journal
The metaverse has become a hot topic lately, with companies like Facebook, Microsoft, and Google investing massive amounts of time and money in developing tools and platforms for digital worlds. Where there is change, there is opportunity, and the legal industry must keep pace and consider new technologies and new workforce demands of Gen Z....
Ball Janik LLP Attorneys Recognized in the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers in America© and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
Ball Janik is pleased to announce the inclusion of our attorneys in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. This publication lists outstanding lawyers who are chosen through peer-review surveys, in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The selected attorneys represent ten practice areas located across three...