Nicholas D. SiegfriedShareholder
Mr. Siegfried has been an attorney with the firm since 2006, and became a shareholder in 2014. He concentrates his practice in the areas of Construction Litigation, Condominium Law and Community Association Law. He received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Florida, and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Miami. Mr. Siegfried is Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar.
Following his first year of law school, Mr. Siegfried served as an intern for the Honorable Joan A. Lenard, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, and the Honorable Stephen T. Brown, Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Florida. He was a certified legal intern at the City of Miami Beach Attorney's Office.
Mr. Siegfried was selected as the University of Miami, College of Law Outstanding Local Government Law School Student by the City, County and Local Government Law Section of the Florida Bar.
He is the Chair of the Young Lawyers Division for the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Law. As part of his involvement with the ABA, Mr. Siegfried has had the honor of speaking at numerous events, including the Forum on Construction Law 2016 Fall Meeting in Chicago where he spoke on the legal implications associated with new wearable technology in the construction industry. He was also a speaker at the ABA Forum on Construction Law’s regional February, 2016 program in Jacksonville, Fla. where he spoke about the types of damages recoverable in a construction claim as well as the negotiation of damage provisions in a construction contract. In 2017, Mr. Siegfried spoke on trends in construction defect claims as well as Chapter 558at the National Construction Defect Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Mr. Siegfried has also served as a member of the City of North Bay Village’s Legal RFQ Review and Selection Committee, which was charged in 2012 with making recommendations to the city commission for the retaining of legal services from attorneys.
As for national publications, he co-authored “Termination and Default”, Construction Law (Chapter 18, American Bar Association, 2009) and co-authored “Subcontract Formation”, Construction Subcontracting: A Comprehensive Practical and Legal Guide (Chapter 2, American Bar Association, 2014) . Currently, he is the editor of Florida Construction Lien Law and Florida Construction Law (Aspen Publishers, 2001), which are both authored by Steven Siegfried. He also serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami Law School where he teaches a course on Florida’s Construction Lien Law. He is admitted to The Florida Bar, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.