About Our Construction Law Firm

Warner, Sechrest & Butts, P.A.: Gainesville Construction Law Attorneys

Warner, Sechrest & Butts, P.A. is a leading Gainesville construction law firm. With a staff that represents decades of experience, our team has tackled every type of dispute that involves construction, including:

  • Payment disputes
  • Bid protests
  • Delay claims
  • Defective design
  • Insurance coverage disputes
  • Injury claims
  • Business law
  • Contract drafting
  • Negligence
  • Environmental law
  • Sales and closings

Whether it's a trial matter or mediation, our construction law and litigation team is focused on advocating for your best interests. Our clients have included major construction companies, as well as contractors, owners, suppliers, lenders, employees and trades. Our teams have sat at the table negotiating transactions and stood in court, all in order to vigorously represent our clients.

How This Firm Differs

When our clients first visit our law office, the first element noticed is the overall difference in atmosphere. When you look at other Gainesville attorney offices, you first notice how we emphasize the importance of each of our clients' cases. We proudly serve the North Central Florida region, and we believe that every client offers our Gainesville construction law firm a new set of challenges that must be overcome. Our construction lawyers personalize their counseling to represent the individual to ensure beneficial results. We are committed to standing by our work, and we want to uphold everything that we set out to accomplish.

Experienced & Knowledgeable Attorneys

The senior team at Warner, Sechrest & Butts, P.A. has an extensive and all-comprehensive history in construction disputes. When receiving advice from a law firm, you want to know that the counsel can be trusted. Several of our construction lawyers have earned certification through the Florida Bar, an achievement that only 223 lawyers out of more than 90,000 in Florida have earned. Our lawyers have practiced in both federal and state courts. In addition, we have worked in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. bankruptcy courts. Because not every case will be appropriate for the courtroom environment, our attorneys have often been successful in negotiations, settlements and mediation.

Marc Warner is a highly respected Gainesville attorney with a specialty in personal injury law. He has successfully advocated for the rights of clients in cases involving negligence, and malpractice and malicious acts, winning his clients millions of dollars.

Michael Sechrest is a skilled construction attorney and arbitrator. Board certified in construction law and civil trial, he has been recognized by the community with several awards, has been noted by Avvo for representation and has been lauded for professional achievement by Super Lawyers.

Robert Butts is not only one of Florida's top construction lawyers, he is also a Certified General Contractor with hands-on experience in residential and multi-family construction. He can say he has been on both sides of the construction law table. Besides his legal expertise, Mr. Butts has a solid business and accounting background, too.

What You Can Expect From Us

Warner, Sechrest & Butts, P.A. is the Gainesville construction law firm you want in your corner for exemplary legal representation. We have represented and defended against some of the largest construction companies in the region, the smallest contracting agencies, their employees and even Wall Street firms and highly regarded insurers. Our clients return to us because they know we will defend their interests in the boardroom and the court house. Our clients can expect friendly, knowledgeable and transparent interaction as we work with them to find a satisfactory resolution to their issues.

Choosing a construction attorney from Warner, Sechrest & Butts, P.A. is an easy decision. We have represented contractors, lenders, suppliers, designers, owners and more on both sides of common construction matters, and we have experience in a variety of situations with construction disputes. Our Gainesville construction law firm will also keep you updated on the status of your case.

If you are in need of a lawyer who knows business, the law and the construction industry, we have the right Gainesville attorney who will negotiate for you. We will strive for out-of-court settlements, but when push comes to shove, we are ready to stand on your side before a judge.

If you believe you have a case, call Warner, Sechrest & Butts, P.A.