Megan A. Cantlebary

Practice Areas

Construction Law (Transactional and Litigation); Commercial Litigation

Practice Areas

Ms. Cantlebary's practice focuses on representing prime contractors throughout the United States relating to multi-million dollar public works projects and miscellaneous commercial litigation. Ms. Cantlebary has been involved with all aspects of the construction industry, from procurement (contract preparation and negotiation through bid protests) to claim development and prosecution / defense of claims, in all forms of dispute resolution (mediation, arbitration, dispute review boards and litigation before state and federal courts). She has experience in a vast array of cases in several states, ranging from pure construction matters in the commercial sector (airports, bridges, highways, water treatment plants, dams and appurtenant facilities) to false claims litigation (state and federal law) as well as proceedings involving the uniform foreign money judgment recognition statutes.


  • 2004, California (U.S. District Court, Southern, Central and Northern Districts of California)
  • 2005, Florida (U.S. District Court, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida)
  • 2013, England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • Also admitted pro hac vice for particular matters throughout the United States


  • University of San Diego School of Law, 2004
    • Honors: Order of Barristers; Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Fraternity; American Board of Trial Advocates Award, Outstanding Trial Competition Team
    • Activities: Moot Court Appellate Board Member, National Team (First Place Overall, Best Memorial - Stetson International Environmental Law Competition; Second Place Oralist, Third Place Team (Regional) - Philip C. Jessup International Law Competition; Mock Trial Team Member (First Place - San Diego Defense Lawyers' National Mock Trial Tournament; Second Place - Texas Young Lawyers' Regional Mock Trial Tournament)
  • Oxford University, Institute on International and Comparative Law (study abroad), 2002
  • University of Richmond, 1996 (Delta Delta Delta; Semester at Sea (1994); Women Involved in Living and Learning)

Professional Associations and Recognitions:

  • Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Stars - Construction Law, 2012-2013
  • National Association of Women in Construction (Chapter 73), Director 2012 - present
  • State Bar of California
  • The Florida Bar
  • The Law Society of England and Wales

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