- Construction Law; Commercial Litigation
Mr. Kovalcik has represented general contractors, subcontractors, owners, design professionals, homebuilders and other construction-related participants on a wide variety of private and public commercial, infrastructure and residential projects, including airports, bridges, reservoirs, high speed and light rail, performing arts centers, parking garages, office buildings, theme parks, hotels, condominiums and apartments. His practice involves a broad range of issues including contract preparation and negotiation, contract disputes, claim development and prosecution, payment and performance bond disputes, construction defects, and construction liens. Mr. Kovalcik has represented clients in cases in state and federal trial and appellate courts as well as in a variety of mediations, arbitrations and administrative proceedings.
- 1996, Florida; U.S. District Court, Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals, First, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits; and the Supreme Court of the United States
- Also admitted Pro Hac Vice for particular matters throughout the United States
- United States Court of Federal Claims
- St. Thomas University, Juris Doctor, with honors, 1996 (Editor-in Chief, St. Thomas Law Review, 1995-1996); Phi Delta Phi (International Legal Fraternity)
- College of William & Mary, B.A., 1983
- Board Certified in Construction Law, by The Florida Bar
- AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
- The Florida Bar (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Construction Law Committee)
- American Bar Association (Forum on Construction Law)
- Associated General Contractors of America
- Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.