Adam P. Handfinger

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Adam P. Handfinger

Co-Managing Partner, Miami Office

Executive Committee

Miami, FL

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"Our team assists clients throughout the project life-cycle—offering solutions to problems when they arise and avoiding litigation."




State of Florida

State of Georgia


Construction Association of South Florida

American Bar Association (Construction Industry Forum)

Associated General Contractors of America

Education & Courses

University of Florida, B.S. with highest honors

Emory University Goizueta School of Business, M.B.A.

Emory University School of Law, J.D.

Awards & Recognitions

Best Lawyers, 2019-2024

Best Lawyers, “Lawyer of the Year” - Miami, 2023

Chambers USA, Construction Law, Florida, 2020-2023

Legal Lean Sigma Institute, certified Yellow Belt in Legal Lean Sigma and Project Management

Florida Bar Board Certified Construction Law Specialist

The Legal 500: United States, “Next Generation Partner,” 2022

Florida Super Lawyers, 2015-2023

Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2009-2014

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated

South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyer

Publications & Presentations

“Taking Subs from Struggles to Success: How to Overcome Subcontractor Defaults in Today’s Market” Construction Super Conference, November 2023 (speaker)

“Crisis Management Seminar,” P&A and American Global Seminar, April 2023 (panelist)

“Managing Increasing Material Costs & Current Operational Pressures,” Marcum LLP Construction Summit, February 2022 (Moderator)

“How Marital Strain & Divorce Impact Workplace Safety & Performance – 4 Steps to Implement an Employee Support System,” Construction Business Owner, December 2022 (co-author)

“Tariffs, a Pandemic and War: Construction Contracts Must Withstand the Unforeseeable,” Construction Executive, May 2022 (co-author)

“Top 10 Killer Contract Clauses,” Levelset Webinar, May 2021 (speaker)

"Reduce Construction Risk With Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning,” Construction Executive, June 2020 (co-author)

"Is My Lawyer a Robot? Technology’s Impact on Professional Services," Daily Business Review, May 2020 (co-author)

"Decision Further Erodes Florida’s Statute of Repose for Latent Construction Defects," Daily Business Review, January 2019 (co-author)

"Statute of Repose for Latent Construction Defects Extension Creates Increased Risk," Daily Business Review, September 2018 (co-author)

"Chapter 558 Ruled a "Suit" Under Standard Commercial General Liability Insurance Policies", Daily Business Review, January 2018 (co-author)

"Document Control on a Construction Project", in-house training for large national contractor, February 2018 (lecturer)

"Risk Management and Project Administration", in-house training for large national contractor, March 2018 (lecturer)

"Open Mic – Discussion on Current, Pending and Potential Changes to Chapter 558 Florida Statutes". The Florida Bar, Construction Law Institute, March 2018 (lecturer)

"Florida’s Highest Court to Decide if Insurance Carriers Have a Duty to Defend during the Pre-Suit Notice and Repair Process in Construction Defect Matters", Peckar and Abramson Newsletter, Winter 2017 (author)

"Risk Management and Contracting After Hurricane Irma: Suggestions to Avoid a Second Disaster", Peckar & Abramson Client Alert, September 2017 (co-author)

"Additional Insured Endorsements: Not All Forms Are Created Equal", Engineering News Record, September 2017 (co-author)

"Risk Management and Contracting After Hurricane Irma: Suggestions to Avoid a Second Disaster", Daily Business Review, October 2017 (author)