Mills Paskert Divers is a multi-faceted business litigation firm whose lawyers have been recognized by Chambers USA, Martindale–Hubbell, U.S. News & World Report, SuperLawyers, Florida Trend "Legal Elite,” and Georgia Trend "Legal Elite." Our lawyers are licensed to practice in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and North Carolina. From our offices in Tampa and Atlanta, we serve a diverse client base throughout the southeastern United States.
Our attorneys are nationally recognized in various business contexts including construction, surety, and fidelity litigation, administrative law, appellate law, complex commercial litigation, and creditors’ rights. In every matter, we are committed to providing innovative, effective, and efficient legal representation.
Many of our clients have worked with our lawyers for more than 20 years. By building solid relationships and thinking long-term, our attorneys engage in a varied approach to every legal issue and devise strategies specifically tailored to the needs of each client for each matter entrusted to us. Our attorneys provide quality service with the goal of resolving matters quickly and efficiently. We have a reputation for aggressive advocacy, responsive service, and attention to detail.
Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida Confirms Surety's Objection to Discharge Because of Breach of Trust Fund Provision in Indemnity Agreement
The Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida recently issued an important decision about a surety’s ability to object to an indemnitor’s discharge of its debt to the surety based upon an alleged breach of the indemnity agreement’s trust fund provision.July 17, 2019
Florida Legislature Requires Sworn Statement of Non-Payment as Condition Precedent to a Payment Bond Claim
In the 2019 legislative session, the Florida Legislature amended sections 255.05 (governing public projects) and 713.23 (governing private projects) requiring a notice of non-payment to be under oath. The changes are contained in House Bill 1247 and pertain to subcontractors and materials suppliers not in privity with the prime contractor.July 17, 2019