David Willis focuses his practice on construction and commercial litigation. He represents a variety of owners, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers as well as design professionals in all aspects of the construction process from project design, contract negotiation, and construction administration through final close out. David has tried and arbitrated a variety of construction disputes including design and construction defects, construction liens, and delay claims. Outside of the courtroom, he has lectured on Florida Construction Lien Law and presented at seminars regarding architect/engineer liability.
As part of his practice, David also represents individuals and businesses in intellectual property disputes including those involving patents, copyrights and trademarks, computer software and hardware contracts and internet website disputes. He has successfully represented clients in obtaining temporary and permanent injunctive relief as well as monetary damages.
Based on his experience litigating contracts and related business disputes, David also counsels business clients on various contracts, real estate and non-compete agreements.
In conjunction with his litigation practice, he also handles appellate matters having handled matters before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals as well as the Florida Supreme Court and Florida District Courts of Appeal.
David is Florida Bar Board Certified in Business Litigation, Construction Law and Real Estate Law. He served on The Florida Bar Construction Law Certification Committee from 2010-2016 and has held the vice chair and chair positions. The committee is responsible for reviewing certification applications and preparing the certification examination. David served on the Orlando Regional Advisory Committee for the Associated General Contractors of Greater Florida. In addition, he serves on the Business Law Committee and has served on the Technology Subcommittee for the Orange County Bar Association. David served as a member of the Edgewood City Council from 2002 to 2004 and 2005 to 2011.