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Y. Lisa Colon

Y. Colon
Adjunct Professor of Law


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 1999
  • B.A., University of Miami, 1996


Lisa Colon advises on legal issues involving public and private construction projects and real estate development, along with government contracting compliance. Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar, Lisa focuses on both negotiation of deals and litigation of construction-related disputes involving businesses and professionals.

Owners, contractors, designers and suppliers look to Lisa to draft construction contracts across various project delivery systems. In particular, she has in-depth knowledge of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and ConsensusDocs contract forms. Her experience with claims, litigation and arbitration includes matters involving liens, defects, contract disputes and disaster recovery . Lisa has significant trial experience taking cases to verdict in state and federal courts as well as arbitrations resulting in awards for clients. She is certified as a mediator by the Florida Supreme Court and as an arbitrator by the American Arbitration Association. Beyond her work for the construction and real estate industries,

Lisa has experience litigating a wide range of cases, including those involving aviation, government contracts and maritime law. Lisa has experience with federal, state and local government contracting issues, and she has represented clients on: bid protests; Miller Act Bond claims; contractor licensing; small, minority- and women-owned business issues; and land development agreements . She also assists clients in small business certification and compliance.

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