Professional Summary

Nax Joye’s practice is centered on construction and commercial dispute resolution and litigation, with a primary focus on the representation of design-builders and contractors in the development, prosecution, defense, and resolution of complex construction claims. His most recent work includes the ongoing representation of the design-builder on an $1B+ heavy civil and rail PPP project in Colorado, with an essential role in the successful resolution of claims in excess of $100M, and the ongoing prosecution of claims in excess of $150M; significant assistance in the development, prosecution and successful resolution of approximately $80M in claims for the design-builder on a PPP cable stay bridge project in New York; significant assistance in the ongoing development and prosecution of over $400M on a heavy rail project in Virginia; and the ongoing, successful defense of $3M+ in claims against the general contractor for a high rise project in south Florida.

He has over a decade of experience in the contracting business, with concentration on large commercial roofing systems, as well as a strong background in residential and commercial real estate sales and development. His experience provides him valuable insight into both the business and technical complexities inherent to the firm's work.

Practice Areas

  • Construction Law and Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation


  • 2018, Florida


  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, 2018
    • Activities and Honors: Book Awards in Complex Litigation, Appellate Advocacy, Electronic Discovery, Criminal Procedure, Law & Entrepreneurship, and Florida Condominium Law; Global Antitrust Institute International Moot Court Competition, Best Team Brief; Student Bar Association, President; Dean's Leadership Award, Spring 2018; Teaching Assistant, Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy; Florida Blue Key Leadership Honors Society, Member; Order of the Coif Honor Society, Member
  • University of Florida Warrington College of Business, BSBA, Marketing, 2012


  • Hansell M. Pasco III & Sean M. Dillon, CONSTRUCTION DISPUTES: REPRESENTING THE CONTRACTOR § 18 (Michael T. Callahan, et al. eds., 4th ed., 2019) (significant contributions to the chapter Pricing Damages)
  • N. Joye and C. Tribbey, Unbundling Rights: An Overview of TDR, 88 THE BRIEFS 7 (Aug. 2020)

Organizational Involvement and Professional Associations

  • The Florida Bar
  • Florida 4-H Foundation, Board of Directors

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