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Brett J. Roth

Partner


Orlando Office

broth@balljanik.com
T: 407.902.2091
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Overview

Brett Roth is a Partner in Ball Janik LLP’s Construction Defect and Insurance Recovery practice groups. Mr. Roth’s practice is focused on prosecuting construction defect claims and insurance recovery matters for property owners and policyholders. Prior to joining Ball Janik, Mr. Roth concentrated his practice on representing insurance companies, as well as contractors and subcontractors in construction defect claims, first party property damage claims, and insurance coverage disputes throughout Florida. Mr. Roth also has extensive experience in defending personal injury, wrongful death, and bad faith litigation.

Having come from a family of residential and condominium developers Mr. Roth has a unique insight to the construction industry. Together with his prior experience in defending construction defect and insurance coverage disputes, Mr. Roth’s background affords him the ability and competitive advantage to maximize returns for our clients.

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, 2012, University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • B.A., Political Science, Minor in Communication Studies, Environmental Studies, cum laude, 2009, University of Florida

Admissions

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

    Kelly Corcoran is an insurance coverage attorney focused on resolving complex insurance coverage disputes on behalf of individual and corporate policyholders in their pursuit to recover claims. He has significant experience in handling construction defect coverage issues involving commercial and residential buildings including apartment complexes, condominiums, and single-family homes, as well as other coverage issues involving personal injury and property damage claims. Mr. Corcoran was selected to the Florida Rising Stars list, published in Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016-2018. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

    Before joining Ball Janik LLP, Mr. Corcoran served as coverage counsel for several national insurers, in which he gained invaluable experience in understanding how insurance companies defend themselves in legal battles with claimants and policyholders. His experience includes litigating disputes arising under commercial, homeowners, automobile and general liability policies.

    Mr. Corcoran has been involved with coverage issues ranging from improperly installed roofs, fire sprinkler systems, curtain wall systems, and post-tension cables to large multi-district litigation involving Chinese drywall and FEMA Formaldehyde Travel Trailers. Mr. Corcoran is well-versed in primary and excess insurance policies, policy interpretations, as well as insurance policies covering subcontractors and additional insureds. He has numerous published opinions in the areas of tort and insurance law, including Claudio v. Regaldo, 116 So.3d 451 (Fla. 2d DCA 2013).

    Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Corcoran was a partner in the second oldest law firm in Florida, Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson LLP. On a personal note, Mr. Corcoran enjoys spending his free time with his wife, daughter, son, and two dogs.