Christopher W. Brennan

Senior Associate

Professional Experience

Chris Brennan is a senior associate in Lydecker’s Orlando office where he concentrates his practice in construction law and litigation. In his construction practice, he represents and advises developers, contractors, subcontractors, owners, and design professionals in various complex construction matters ranging from mid-project issues like construction liens, payment disputes, delay claims, regulatory compliance, and insurance disputes, to post-completion construction defect and professional liability claims.

His experience includes active engagement in claims analysis, risk management, litigation strategy, discovery, dispositive motion practice, as well as the successful resolution of disputes both at trial and through alternative dispute resolution processes like mediation and arbitration. Drawing on his wide-ranging experience in construction law and litigation, Chris is able to devise innovative and versatile solutions in order to meet the sophisticated needs of his clients.

Prior to joining Lydecker, Chris spent more than half a decade as an associate at an AmLaw 100 firm where his practice focused on construction law and litigation as well as other various complex commercial disputes. Chris also served as an litigation intern in the enforcement division of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and a judicial intern to the Hon. Marcia G. Cooke in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. As a law student, Chris served two terms as his school’s student bar association treasurer and was also elected president of the mock trial team.

Education

University of Miami School of Law, JD, cum laude (2014)

  • Mock Trial Executive Board, President
  • Student Bar Assoc. Executive Board, Treasurer
  • Law Activity Fee Allocation Committee
  • Book Award: Advanced Techniques in Written

Areas of Expertise

  • Construction Litigation

Office

  • Orlando, FL

Admissions

  • Florida Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida