Ben Dachepalli has extensive experience negotiating and drafting construction-related agreements, and litigating complex construction claims regarding contract disputes, construction defects, design errors, surety bonds and construction liens. He is dedicated to understanding each client’s business to provide comprehensive strategies that go beyond legal issues, disputes or contracts.
Ben is board certified by the Florida Bar in Construction Law. He was selected as national coordinating counsel for a large, publicly traded REIT with projects all across the United States. In this role, Ben advised and counseled this client on matters that affect their multi-family apartment projects across their entire portfolio and addresses legal issues that are critical to executing the company’s strategic business goals.
As a former board member of the Construction Industry Licensing Board for the State of Florida, Ben is also experienced in licensing matters and disputes for contractors and subcontractors.
- Florida, 2003
- United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
- Federal District Court Middle District of Florida
- University of Denver Strum College of Law, J.D., 1997, Colorado Supreme Court, Judicial Fellowship, Justice Rebecca Love Jones; National Trial and Appellate Moot Court Teams; Semi-Finalist, ATLA National Trial Advocacy Competition; Champion Barrister’s Club Appellate Competition; Best Orator, Hoffman Cup Trial Competition; General Editor, Transportation Law Journal
- Purdue University, B.S., 1994