Megan A. Picataggio


Orlando Office
T: 407.902.2087


Megan A. Picataggio is a partner in Ball Janik LLP’s Construction and Litigation Practice Groups. Her practice focuses on construction litigation and transactional law, including design and construction disputes and construction defect litigation. Having grown up in the construction industry, Ms. Picataggio combines her personal and professional experiences with an educational background that strongly enhances her construction practice. She provides additional value to clients through her experience in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex construction contracts, the prosecution and defense of construction disputes, and her educational background in land use law.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Picataggio was an associate at a construction boutique firm where she represented general contractors, design professionals, sureties, and subcontractors in a wide range of issues specific to the construction industry, including lien actions, payment bond claims, professional negligence claims, and delay and impact claims in Florida and across the country. She gained significant experience defending contractors and subcontractors in construction defect claims. Through this experience, Ms. Picataggio assisted and participated in alternative dispute resolution, litigation, and trials.

Ms. Picataggio is a member of the Florida Bar’s Real Property Section and the Construction Committee. She is a member of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law and a member of the Orange County Bar Association.

In addition to her bar affiliations, Ms. Picataggio is a member of construction industry groups and organizations, including the National Association of Women in Construction’s (NAWIC) Greater Orlando Chapter, where she currently serves as President. She is also the recipient of the Chapter’s 2014-2015 Rookie of the Year Award and the 2014-2015 Innovator Award. Ms. Picataggio donates her time to local organizations, including the Legal Aid Society of the OCBA and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando.


  • J.D., 2011, University of Florida Levin College of Law
    • Environmental and Land Use Law Certificate Program
    • John Marshall Bar Association
    • Conservation Clinic
  • B.S., cum laude and Honors in the Major Recipient, Legal Studies/Political Science, 2008, University of Central Florida, Order of Pegasus
    • Thesis, Therapeutic Jurisprudence and the Importance of Drug Courts in the Juvenile Justice System
  • ABA Forum on Construction Law Trial Academy, 2015


  • 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.